Amid the coronavirus pandemic along with the vaccination phase, the cruise major, Carnival Corporation turned its Savona cruise terminal into a COVID-19 vaccination site.
The owner, the Captain and the third officer of the Italian oil tanker ‘Vulcanello’ were arrested Thursday in connection to a suspected collision with a trawler, which killed three fishermen in May 2020.
The criminal case from a 2019 accident in which the cruise ship MSC Opera collided with a river cruise ship and the dock while arriving in Venice has ended. As a result, the captain and crew will see jail time.
France and Italy announced that they will not proceed to with the merger of two of Europe’s largest shipbuilders, Chantiers de l’Atlantique and Fincantieri, a decision that was made due to the current economic situation and the COVID-19 impact.
Italy will oppose to the European Commission’s decision to put an end to tax exemptions on Italian ports. The country will take the case to the European Court of Justice.
The European Commission has required Italy to abolish the corporate tax exemptions granted to its ports, in order to align its tax regime with EU State aid rules.
Following the piracy attack onboard the Liberian merchant vessel “Zhen Hua 7”, the Italian Navy frigate Federico Martinengo immediately acted and rescued an injured crewmember.
Italy approved an LNG receiving vessel moored off Tuscany to start ship-to-ship transfers to smaller LNG vessels, such as purpose-built bunkering vessels and barges.
Puglia Region, recently gave its approval for the “Marin” (Remote integrated naval environmental monitoring) initiative, with a total investment of over € 6 million on three years duration.
On Friday, June 26, the Italian Coast Guard freed a sperm whale from being entangled in an illegal fishing net off the Aeolian Islands.
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