The construction of the 850 columns is in its final stages, with a total of 370,000 tons of gravel laid on the seabed. Work on the second block of columns is now set to commence.Genoa, 21 September 2023 – The underwater giant columns have been designed to support the New Genoa Breakwater and construction is scheduled for completion by the end of September. The installation of the first group of columns will complete the works planned in the first testbed and herald the star...
The new programme agreement for the industrial redevelopment of Savona, with the allocation of 50 million euros, was signed this morning at the local Confederation of Italian Industry headquarters.
Paolo Piacenza was officially appointed today, 8 September 2023, Government Commissioner of the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority by Decree n. 217 of the Italian Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Matteo Salvini.
The second quarter (April – June) 2023 statistics released by the Port Authority reflect the ongoing overall slowdown in international trade registered globally. Total throughput dropped by -6.7% compared to the corresponding period in 2022, whilst container traffic fell by -1.8%. In the first six months of the year the Ports of Genoa and Savona-Vado Ligure reported total tonnage of 32,443,265 (-5.2% vs. 2022) and total box traffic of 1,400,009 TEUs (-1.7% vs. 2022).
An underwater search for unexploded ordnances along the seabed, up to 50 metres in depth, has begun at Genoa's new open-sea breakwater site, in conjunction with a team of eight highly-experienced divers.
The Italian Ministry for Agriculture has allocated 9.5 million euros to the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority, released from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (Next Generation EU), to improve the sustainability of the agri-food chain supply across the Port of Vado Ligure.
The Italian Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport has allocated an additional 8 million euros to the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority from the “Fund for key infrastructure feasibility studies towards the economic development of the Nation, and project reviews of infrastructure works already financed – 2021-2023 resources and biennial residual funds 2019-2020”.
The first 720 metres of the 1.8-km Genoa Pra' Dune waterfront promenade now reopens to the public.
Operations proceed smoothly at the Port of Genoa's underwater site for the construction of the open-sea breakwater.
Nominated best road infrastructure project, the Papa Bridge wins one of the 16 prestigious awards promoted by the OICE, the Association of Consulting Engineers and Architects, member of Confindustria (Confederation of Italian Industry).