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Yamal LNG ships first LNG cargo to Spain

Moscow - Russia’s ship giant Novatek announced on Friday that Yamal Lng, its liquefied natural gas facility (LNG) in the Yamal peninsula, shipped the first cargo LNG to Spanish company Gas Natural Fenosa in accordance with the long-term offtake agreement

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OPEC meets Russia and allies to agree oil output boost

Vienna - OPEC meets Russia and other allies on Saturday to clinch a new deal raising oil output, a day after agreeing a production hike within the group itself but confusing the market as to how much more oil it will pump

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Review of major projects out soon, position maintained on High-Speed rail

Rome - Italy’s new government is nearing a decision regarding which major projects will get a green light and which will be shelved. The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Danilo Toninelli, has in fact said he aims to “review as soon as possible” the different dossiers left on the table by the previous Government

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Alitalia, Italian State wants to try again

Rome - There’s an attempt to bring the Italian State into Alitalia, in conjunction with one or more from the private sector, with the aim of keeping all twelve-thousand employees in the company. It’s a kind of re-versioning of the scenario which Berlusconi launched unsuccessfully in 2008

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Genoa, Maersk returns to the Sech Terminal

Genoa - Yesterday afternoon, the Port of Genoa’s Sech terminal received its first ship from Maersk Line’s ME2 service. The Danish company was returning to Sech after several years elsewhere. The ship that called was the Maersk Senang, at 7,250 TEU, 318m long and 40m wide

Tension at VTE (Genoa): a long wait ends in fight

Tension at VTE (Genoa): a long wait ends in fight

Genoa - He pursued the port worker in his forklift. When he reached him, first he blocked the road with his vehicle, then he went on the attack, hitting him in the face. And all this took place inside the port of Pra’. VTE will be on strike for 24 hours on 2 July

Ferretti, european debut of the Fast Patrol Vessel Fsd 195
Borsalino to be auctioned for 7.8 million but the name will remain with Camperio
Contract for the doubling of rail line to VTE has been awarded

Contract for the doubling of rail line to VTE has been awarded

Genoa - The construction contrac t to double the access track to the VTE terminal in Genoa-Pra’ was awarded for a value of €13.2 million. The Luigi Notari Company of Milan will be in charge of the first phase of the construction for the enhancement of the port (in a group with two other companies, Sifel and Cfl)

A bullet in the mail for Palermo’s port chairman

A bullet in the mail for Palermo’s port chairman

Palermo - An envelope containing a bullet was addressed to the chairmanof the Port System Authority of the Western Sicilian Sea, Pasqualino Monti. The head of the port had, the previous day, signed an anti-mafia protocol, together with the prefect of the island’s capital

Heroes of Giglio Island besieged by creditors

Heroes of Giglio Island besieged by creditors

Ravenna - Silvio Bartolotti says he predicts a “grand future” for his salvage company. What is certain is that his firm, the long-established Ravenna-based Micoperi, is facing a less-than-ideal present. Micoperi gained notoriety for having carried out the process of righting the wreck (parbuclinkg) of the “Concordia” shipwreck

Import-export is booming for Liguria / GALLERY

Import-export is booming for Liguria / GALLERY

Genoa - “Customs policy on China is not at all unrelated to European issues: because Chinese steel will have to find other outlets, pouring this production capacity into Europe.” Whilst at the annual meeting, Riccardo Braggio, president of ALCE, warns about the changes that are taking place in the global economy

Di Maio: «I’ll explore Ilva plan in depth»

Di Maio: «I’ll explore Ilva plan in depth»

Rome - Meetings continue to be positive, the minister is listening to everyone, but there is still no solution for the future of ILVA and one will not come soon. The Deputy Prime Minister himself, Luigi Di Maio, made this clear when he announced further work is needed

Grounded tanker splits in two off Taiwan

Grounded tanker splits in two off Taiwan

Kaohsiung - One of two tankers that ran aground off Kaohsiung, Taiwan last week, split in two in the morning hours of June 18. According to Taiwan’s Maritime and Port Bureau (MOTC), the tankers were not loaded with cargo at the time

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