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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 - During 2017, 546,660 Teus were moved by TMT at Pier VII of the Port of Trieste. In the same year, volumes shipped and received by rail increased by 47.7%.

TRIESTE – The Counselor Minister of the commercial economic office of the Chinese embassy in Italy, Xu Xiaofeng, has visited today the port of Trieste looking for a 360 degrees collaboration with the Friuli Venezia Giulia territory.

TRIESTE – After the announcement given in November, the rail shunting activity optimization in the Port of Trieste is completed and in operation since January 2016. All shunting activities of the Port are now carried out by Adriafer (a Company belonging to the Port Authority), allowing a significant simplification on the steps required for trains arriving and departing from quays.

TRIESTE - Terminal operators are to expect lower costs and waiting times as Trieste’s Port optimises shunting operations.  The new services are scheduled for early January and will be carried out by Adriafer,  (a company owned by the Port Authority) and will achieve a long standing goal.

MONFALCONE - Another record boarding for the Compagnia Portuale at the Port of Monfalcone, from which a ship bound for the USA has sailed today. This time, it has concerned 5 pleasure boats, including a super-yacht of 40 meters and 150 tons, all heading towards Florida and in particular to 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.

TRIESTE - In the first eight months of 2019, the volumes moved by Trieste Marine Terminal grew by 9.8% compared to the same period in 2018.

TRIESTE - With 401,816 Teu handled in the first seven months of the year, Trieste Marine Terminal confirms the positive trend of traffic already recorded during 2019.

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.