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Munich University company teams up with the Port of Trieste

TRIESTE - TUM International, a development company of Munich Technical University, the famous top-ranking polytechnic for technical disciplines in Germany, has chosen the Port of Trieste as its strategic partner.

A memorandum of understanding between Trieste Port, TAL-SIOT (Italian Society for the Transalpine Pipeline), the Italian-German Chamber of Commerce and TUM International has been signed at the offices of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, setting up a Competence Centre for Port and Energy Logistics. The objective is to develop innovative, value-building projects by networking with the Bavarian and German productive systems, in a framework of sustainable growth. The Competence Centre, among the various fields of activity, will focus on the transportation of liquid bulk cargo, in consideration of the importance in this sector of SIOT and Trieste Port, which maintains its position as first oil terminal in the Mediterranean.