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Lng, USCG guidance on safety considerations for simultaneous operations / DOWNLOAD
Competition is on the rise / REPORTAGE

Competition is on the rise / REPORTAGE

Munich - According to data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), two billion tonnes of goods are transported in the Mediterranean every year (819 million tonnes through the Suez Canal), which accounts for 20% of global traffic.

The Spanish port front / REPORTAGE
“Free zone vs. effects of the EU Customs Code”

“Free zone vs. effects of the EU Customs Code”

Genova - “To take the opportunity provided by the Chinese plan for the new Silk Road, we must institute a free zone in Genoa,” says Riccardo Braggio, the President of ALCE, the Ligurian Association for Foreign Commerce

Globex faces up to $17m fine for spilling oil

Globex faces up to $17m fine for spilling oil

Panama City - A Panama-based company faces a fine of up to $17 million for allegedlyspilling about 15 tonnes of oil near the Great Barrier Reef. It is alleged the oil came from the ship “Regina”, owned by company Globex Shipping

Confitarma, council secures Mattioli’s candidacy

Confitarma, council secures Mattioli’s candidacy

Rome - Those present recount that when the scrutineers emerged with the resultsof the voting process for the new composition of Confitarma’s council, the tension was palpable, and a brief awkward silence ensued: the name Cesare d’Amico was not on the list

“No Solution to Gulf crisis until bans are lifted”

“No Solution to Gulf crisis until bans are lifted”

Doha - The Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that the Gulf crisis cannot be resolved unless the “siege” is lifted. The Minister said that there can be no dialogue as countries that imposed restrictions on Qatar never gave specific expectations

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Barcelona - The general assembly of the Spanish owners’ association Anesco has votedagainst accepting a pre-agreement reached with stevedoring unions, claiming it is anti-competitive and in breach of proposed new government legislation, which the unions oppose. A new proposal will be sent to the trade unions today

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