“Italy can offer China the best logistics system”

Shanghai - Silk Road, D’Agostino, president of Assoporti: ““In the coming months there will be changes... By the end of the year, with several negotiations concluded, the picture will be different, very different.”


Italy parties propose unknown academic to head radical government

Rome - Giuseppe Conte is joint PM pick of 5-Star, League. Choice must be approved by president.


Novatek creates maritime arctic transport company

Moscow - Russia’s ship giant Novatek has confirmed plans for a new Arctic LNG transhipment hub. “Establishing an efficient Northern Sea Route shipping model is one of our key priorities to realize our long-term strategy,” says Leonid Mikhelson, Novatek’s chairman of the management board


Britain is determined to tackle “dirty money”

London - Britain is determined to tackle the problem of illicit money flows, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday, after a report by lawmakers said Russian money laundered by British financial institutions harms national security.


Bulgaria open to Russian role in nuclear power project

Moscow - Bulgaria cancelled the 2,000 megawatt plant in 2012 after failing to find investors. It had also faced pressure from Washington and Brussels to limit its energy dependence on Russia, which was under contract to build the plant.

Cargo throughput declines at Port of Hamburg

Cargo throughput declines at Port of Hamburg

Hamburg - The Port of Hamburg saw a 7.5 percent decline in total cargo throughput. Total throughput dropped to 32.7 million tons from 35.4 last year. Total throughput covers general cargo throughput (22.7 million tons, down 1.8 percent from last year) and bulk cargo throughput (10 million tons, down 18.2 percent)

Cyprus, Israel and Greece sign pollution contingency plan
Italy is showcasing itself to Chinese investors
Greece, lenders reach initial agreement on bailout review
Kenya oil production on course after agreement on revenue share
Continental to invest 4 mln euro in Timisoara tire plant
Canadian government invests $45.8m in port of Montreal road infrastructure
Saudi releases Iranian fishermen after nine months
Nigerian Government outlaws private security guards onboard vessels

Nigerian Government outlaws private security guards onboard vessels

Lagos - The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, who made this known at the 3th edition of Lagos International Maritime Week in Lagos, called on maritime stakeholders to develop a strategy to deal with the challenges within the permissible scope of security agencies to improve maritime security.

Plane crashes in Cuba killing more than 100, investigation underway