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Costa Cruises signs ‘Genoa Blue Agreement’ for Ports of Genoa and Savona

Costa Cruises has signed the ‘Genoa Blue Agreement’ promoted by the Genoa and Savona Coast Guard Offices. The document mandates vessels to use marine gasoil with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.10% by mass prior to entering the ports of Savona and Genoa, and not only while the ship is moored as required by current legislation.

Ports of Genoa enter IPCSA

Ports of Genoa, one of Europe’s busiest trade hubs, has become the 40th member of the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA). The port authority has joined the organization to support its integration of ‘Port Community Systems’, as well as enhancing and developing new functions and modules.

270 kg of heroin found in container at Port of Genoa

The greatest heroin seizure of the last twenty years was carried out at the Port of Genoa. 270 kilos of heroin was found in a container coming from Iran after a long investigation by the Italian police, assisted by the staff of the Customs Agency. The container had ultimate destination the Netherlands.

Port of Genoa to obtain shore-power facility

Nidec Industrial Solutions has signed a contract worth 8 million euros with Port System Authority of the Western Ligurian Sea to design and construct the “shore-to-ship” project in Genoa, to reduce air emissions, while minimizing the noise pollution that upsets tourists and inhabitants of the neighbouring areas.

Italian port of Genoa receives EU funding

The European Union will co-finance with 3.9 million from the TEN-T Programme a project to extend one of the terminals and renew the intermodal infrastructure of the northern Italian Port of Genoa

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