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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 - 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.

TRIESTE - With 60.883 teu handled in the month of October (+12.6% compared to October 2018) TMT confirms its positive trend, closing the firts ten months of 2019 at 577.645 teu (+10.2% compared to the same period of 2018).

TRIESTE - The fourth edition of the Pietrarsa Forum will be held this year in Trieste, this time dedicated to trade between Europe and the East.

MONFALCONE - Another record boarding for the Compagnia Portuale at the Port of Monfalcone, from which a ship bound for the USA has sailed today, with 5 pleasure boats loaded, including a super-yacht of 40 meters and 150 tons, all heading towards Florida and in particular Port Everglades (Miami).

TRIESTE – More and more trains at the Port of Trieste: in the first six months of the year both containers and the percentage of freight moved by rail are growing. Slight overall decrease in total traffic, with a strong minus sign for Ro-Ro.

MONFALCONE - In addition to the recently-allocated funds for sea transport, the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region also finances the railway handling service of slabs from the Port of Monfalcone.

TRIESTE - The Hungarian government and the companies Teseco and Seastock signed yesterday a contract for the construction of a new multi-purpose terminal in the Port of Trieste (in the picture, the area and a rendering of the previous project).