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“Fincantieri cannot take over a majority stake in the Saint Nazaire shipyard”
Fabrizio Vettosi and shipping. A lifelong midfielder/ INTERVIEW

Fabrizio Vettosi and shipping. A lifelong midfielder/ INTERVIEW

Naples - Finance expert with a passion for soccer or failed soccer player who wound up in finance? Either description could suit Fabrizio Vettosi, the chief of VSL, who has a true passion for numbers, but always has a pair of football boots and shorts in his car and who has an indefatigable passion for Naples Football Club.

Vitelli is not forswearing the Genoa Boat Show / INTERVIEW
“A single standard for training sailors” / INTERVIEW

“A single standard for training sailors” / INTERVIEW

Genova - Rather than between “a rock and a hard place,” Manuel Tavilla, 60, from Sarzana, calls himself “between a rock and a rock.” The former gas tanker captain and fleet manager, was recently reconfirmed as the president of Aniformar, the Italian Association of Maritime Trainers

Transport

The port of Trieste looks for alliances with inland ports / INTERVIEW
Pietro Spirito: “Naples has wasted ten years”

Pietro Spirito: “Naples has wasted ten years”

Naples - With the appointment of Francesco Messineo as General Secretary, the Central Tyrrhenian Port System Authority is the first of the new authorities to have completed its appointments. A good start, but what’s next? We put the question to Port System Authority President Pietro Spirito.

“Freight trains on the high-speed lines at night” / INTERVIEW
“It‘s necessary to utilize Motorways of the Sea” / INTERVIEW

Markets

The Middle East, a testing ground for the insurance sector / INTERVIEW
Iran says oil exports still constrained post-sanctions / INTERVIEW
“OPEC members increasingly keen to end oil glut” / INTERVIEW
“No capital increase for Carige” / INTERVIEW

“No capital increase for Carige” / INTERVIEW

Genoa - Three consecutive stock market flops, 23% of the capital evaporated from Thursday to Monday. In the end someone came in to buy the stock: yesterday Carige stock saw a 7.6% recovery. Russian mountains, they call them at the Stock Exchange in Milan. Speculative manoeuvres that no one is able to stop

Green & Tech

“Ship fumes can prevent hurricanes”

“Ship fumes can prevent hurricanes”

Rotterdam - Emission limits for ships increasingly attract the ire of shipowners, particularly the one kicking in in 2015 in the SECA (Sulphur Emission Controlled Areas: 0,1% sulphur in fumes) areas of the North Sea and the Baltic