duisport to invest in the Port of Trieste
TRIESTE - Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) is ready to invest in the hinterland of the North Italian seaport together with the Port Authority of Trieste and the regional financial holding company Friulia S.p.A.
The investment target is "Interporto di Trieste S.p.A.", a company within the Trieste Port Community. Interporto operates three logistics facilities in and around Trieste, all with excellent rail connections and a total of almost one million square meters of floor space and approximately 130,000 square meters of storage space. In addition to customs clearance, the services offered include in particular the preparation of intermodal and logistical concepts as well as targeted land development in the port area of Trieste.
The current negotiations are based on the strategic cooperation between duisport and the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea (Port Authority of Trieste), which has been in place since summer 2017. duisport CEO Erich Staake recognized the enormous potential of the North Italian port years ago and pushed ahead with the joint development of logistics services. «This is a meaningful extension of our international network. Especially for our customers who set their priorities in the transport of goods in the European area», says Staake.
The Port of Trieste is the largest seaport in the Upper Adriatic. The location is considered an important maritime gateway for Central and Eastern Europe and has developed into a leading European logistics hub in recent years. Moreover, Trieste is involved in the Belt and Road initiative via the maritime Silk Road.