SERVICES

Shipping

Vago (MSC): “Full speed ahead with Fincantieri”/ INTERVIEW
Lavarello, Fidel’s port and trade man / PROFILE
Iran Shipping Lines sees business back to normal by mid-2017 / INTERVIEW
Lauro, lawyer to the major shipowners / INTERVIEW

Transport

“A logistics system combined with Europe”/ INTERVIEW
“This is how we get to the heart of Europe” / INTERVIEW
Cosco sees Greece’s Piraeus among world’s top 30 ports by 2018

Cosco sees Greece’s Piraeus among world’s top 30 ports by 2018

Athens - Cosco Shipping, which owns the world’s fourth-largest container shipping fleet, bought 51 percent of the port’s operating company last month for 280.5 million euros ($315.5 million), one of Greece’s biggest and most strategic privatisations since a debt crisis began in 2009.

La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) running again / 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