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TRIESTE - The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone, managed by a single Authority, established in 2018 the record of goods moved in Italy with 67 million tons: 62.7 million in Trieste and 4.5 in Monfalcone.

TRIESTE - Hungarian public company Adria Port has purchased a 32-hectare area with a 300-meter coastline in the port of Trieste. The news follows up on the Hungarian government's commitment on 5 July last year, whereby a contract with Teseco and Seastock was signed for the construction of a new multi-purpose terminal in the area of the former Aquila refinery.

TRIESTE - A strengthening of the intermodal system of the Port of Trieste started last week. Thanks to the collaboration among Alpe Adria, TO Delta and Rail Cargo Operator, a set of intermodal services to Austria is now available.

TRIESTE - New upgrade of the railway system serving the Port of Trieste. The Transalpina, a track connecting the stations of Villa Opicina and Trieste Campo Marzio (main station of the Port) just saw the first trains running its path again.

TRIESTE - Referring to the present situation in Trieste in relation to the epidemiological emergency from COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Trieste Marine Terminal confirms that the production activities, including Ports, logistics and transports, are proceeding normally and with no limitations.

TRIESTE – Trieste Marine Terminal’s records of last month are still positive both in terms of container traffic and volumes handled by train.

TRIESTE – Trieste Marine Terminal hits another record in 2019: 3,634 trains handled, scoring +17% in respect of trains performed from and to Molo VII of the Port of Trieste in 2018. Equally remarkable is the 19,7% increase of teus moved by rail in 2019 compared to year 2018.

TRIESTE - Having moved more than 632,000 Teu since the beginning of the year, TMT beats last year's record (625.767 Teu in total) one month in advance.

TRIESTE - The European Investment Bank (the lending arm of the European Union) makes available to the Trieste Port Authority 39 million euros to finance the railway infrastructure in service at the Port of Trieste.

TRIESTE - The economic revenues generated by the Port of Monfalcone will remain in loco, thus allowing the improvement and development of the harbour.