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TRIESTE - During the month of July Trieste Marine Terminal handled over 62.000 teu, the highest monthly performance ever recorded.

TRIESTE - Rail traffic operated at Trieste Marine Terminal shows a constant increase in the connections, in particular with Central-Eastern Europe. During the first semester of 2018, the total volumes moved by rail grew by +63.9% compared to the first semester of 2017, and represent over 50 % of the import/export traffic handled by TMT.

PRAGUE - Approximately 150 operators attended the presentation of statistics and news on rail services at the Port of Trieste, which was held on Wednesday, 7th June in Prague. The success of the meeting laid the groundwork for a development that allows the port of call of Friuli Venezia Giulia to become a gateway to the economy of the Czech territory.

TRIESTE - Rail traffic connecting Pier VII, managed by Trieste Marine Terminal, with Italy and Europe continues to grow: the increase is 65% for the first quarter of 2018, in relation to volumes.

TRIESTE - Trieste Marine Terminal volumes moved in March 2018 overcome 58,500 teu, all time monthly recorded. The first quarter of the year closes with 138,000 teu, +7% compared to the same period of 2017.

TRIESTE – The Gate Four (Varco 4) of the Port of Trieste has been activated a couple of weeks ago to connect directly the container terminal to the national and international railway network.

TRIESTE - Italian Rail Network (RFI) announced that the upgrading works of the rail infrastructure in Trieste Campo Marzio have been started in these days. The plan includes the replacement of some railroad switches and the planimetric changes in order to improve the railway line for a total investment of 680 000 euros.

TRIESTE - Today, the President of the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia Debora Serracchiani and President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer signed an agreement to improve connections and reduce bureaucracy related to cargo handling.

TRIESTE -The delivery of the expressions of interest concerning Adriafer srl, company owned by the Port Authority of Trieste and responsible for railway handlings within the port, will expire on 2nd February 2015. In the last few days, Debora Serracchiani, President of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, underlined that “the transfer of Adriafer’s shares must aim at reducing the costs for train shunting within the port of Trieste and, at the same time, at unifying the train shunting in order to improve the competitiveness of the Port”.