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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.

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 - The EU Commission allocates 6.5 million euros of the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) funds for the TriesteRailPort project.

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.