The Western Ligurian Sea Ports are set to become a designated Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA). The Genoa Blue Agreement, promoted by the Genoa Harbour Master, has been renewed.The voluntary agreement, which had initially been subscribed on 12 July 2019 by a group of cruise and passenger ferry liners and tug boat operators to reduce the environmental impact of vessels calling at the Ports of Genoa and Savona, represents a further major step towards sustainable shipping in ...
Savona hosted the christening ceremony and maiden call of Eco Savona, the fourth unit of the Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) hybrid ro-ro ship fleet, equipped with the technology to cut emissions in port to zero by using the electricity stored in mega lithium-ion batteries during navigation.
Today, Paolo Emilio Signorini, the President of the Port Authority of the Western Ligurian Sea, has been officially nominated Commissioner of the New Breakwater of the Port of Genoa by the Italian Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility
The EasyLog EU Project, co-financed by the Interreg Italy-France Maritime European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which includes the active participation of the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority alongside the Chambers of Commerce of the Italian Riviera, launched at the beginning of April a trial period to test a combination of innovative technologies at the Vado Ligure VIO Intermodal Terminal gates.
Today the Port Authority President, Paolo Emilio Signorini, welcomed the newly appointed Italian Vice Minister for Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility, Alessandro Morelli, to the Port of Genoa. Their meeting focused upon the range of major infrastructure works underway, including Genoa's new planned breakwater, instrumental in consolidating the competitive edge, not only of the Ligurian seaports, but also of the Italian and Central European local economy
In February the European Commission upgraded its economic growth forecasts for 2021 and 2022, pointing to a +3.8% increase in the eurozone, following the 6.8% fall of 2020; whilst GNP is expected to return to pre-pandemic levels by mid-2022. Naturally, these projections depend upon the successful roll out of the vaccination campaign across Europe
Genoa as a remarkable Italian model for best practices, the Rhine-Alpine Rail Corridor and the new Breakwater of the Port of Genoa: these are just some of the topics reported in the weekly magazine programme Tempi Moderni aired by RSI, the Swiss public broadcasting service in Italian
The President of the Western Liguria Sea Port Authority, Paolo Emilio Signorini, the Special Commissioner Marco Bucci and the President of the Liguria Region, Giovanni Toti, signed a joint declaration requesting, across the establishment of the Steering Committee, the go-ahead to the Simplified Logistics Zone (SLZ), as proposed by the Emergency Genoa Law 130/2018
Following the unprecedented economic crisis of 2020 and the subsequent slowdown in global trade, forecasts now point to a recovery in 2021, albeit set to be fraught with stumbling blocks, ranging from the spread of the virus and other variants to the evolution of future geopolitical relations.
Data exchange digitalisation in the Port of Genoa presses ahead with the introduction of automated gate systems for road-hauliers. As of today, truckers can benefit from a renewed mobile App, with a range of digital services which provide updated information on the status of the shipment and on access to the port terminal