It ranks as the largest caisson to have been constructed to date with this range of equipment by Fincosit, pioneers of the industry: up to 25.6 metres high, 31 metres long, 22 metres wide and weighing up to 9340 tons. The reinforced-concrete cellular caisson was precast on the floating dock Dario, deployed by the company at the service of the breakwater extension in the Port of Vado Ligure.The operations to position the caisson required 6 hours to be completed, assisted by a qualified team of engineers and skilled specialised workers, and 3 tug-boats used to tow and manoeuvre the massive concrete component into place. The project calls for the relocation further at sea of the existing...
The Port Authority President, Paolo Emilio Signorini, flanked by the Liguria Region Governor Giovanni Toti, PSA Italy Board Director Giulio Schenone and the Managing Director of PSA Genoa Investments Roberto Ferrari, visited the Port of Antwerp’s flagship container terminals operated by PSA, together with David Yang, Regional CEO Europe, Mediterranean and The Americas at PSA International Pte Ltd.
The Port of Genoa's Terminal San Giorgio inaugurates a new automated gate designed to ease congestion and improve heavy vehicle access in/out the terminal facilities. Equipped with two 300-metre auxiliary storage lanes and three entrance and two exit lanes, the terminal gate can cater for all commodity sectors, ranging from containers to ro-ro and heavy-lift and oversize cargo.
4 October 2022 - The flagship purpose-built semi-submersible vessel, YACHT SERVANT, operated by DYT Superyacht Transport of the Spliethoff Group, called at the IMT-Messina Terminal in Genoa on her maiden voyage from Italy. The newbuild heavy-load carrier is scheduled to offer a regular liner service between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, with Genoa, assisted by the Multimarine Services shipping agency of the Finsea Group, reconfirmed as the main DYT hub in Europe and in the Med.
Ongoing dredging operations at Calata Massaua in the Sampierdarena Basin to cater for the next-generation ships.
The wide range of major roadworks underway in the Genoa-Sampierdarena basin, designed to upgrade overland accessibility to the cargo terminals, was the objective of the site inspection of the delegation of thirty engineers co-ordinated by the Chamber of Commerce of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana.
Today 30 September marks the inauguration of the new plant at the Port of Vado Ligure, dedicated to the handling, storage and processing of coffee, operated by Pacorini Silocaf of the Pacorini Group, global leader in green coffee logistics and processing.
With the installation of the deck, the final highly challenging phases of the on-site delivery of the new Pionieri e Aviatori d'Italia Viaduct, across via Siffredi between Cornigliano and Sestri Ponente, reached its conclusion at 5am Wednesday morning 28 September. By the end of the year, the new facility is scheduled to open to heavy vehicles to/from the Port of Genoa without the weight restrictions prescribed by the previous bridge.
27 September 2022 - Genoa was selected as the destination for a full two-day study tour programme on the part of the CEA, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, one of Europe’s leading players in technological research in low carbon energies.
"The Ports of Genoa on track to capitalise upon the fast growth in demand for maritime transport and to boost on-site strategic complementary port infrastructure to serve the vibrant ship repair and refit yards."