Italian shipowner Raffaele Brullo arrested over hit and run incidentItalian shipowner Raffaele Brullo, the head and owner of the shipping company Augusta Due, has been put under house arrest by the Palermo Coast Guard.
Costa Cruises postpones restart of Italy program to MarchCosta Cruises has agreed to postpone the restart of its ships until 13 March 2021, following what it called a thorough review of the steps found in the Italian government decree currently in effect in Italy.
German HHLA finalized the acquisition of Italian terminalThe acquisition of the majority stake in the multifunction terminal Piattaforma Logistica Trieste (PLT) in the Italian seaport of Trieste by German terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has been finalized.
EU requests Italy to abolish the corporate tax exemptions in its portsIn order to conform its tax regime with the EU State aid laws, the European Commission asked Italy to abolish corporate tax exemptions given to its ports.
Turkey-led Mavi Balina 2020 multinational exercise to start on 30th OctoberThe Turkish Ministry of Defence announced that the Turkish-led Mavi Balina 2020 multinational Anti Submarine Warfare exercise will begin in the eastern Mediterranean on 30 October. The exercise will last until November 10th.
MSC Magnifica successfully departed from ItalyMSC Cruises' Magnifica has departed from the port of Genoa in Italy, having been the company's second ship to resume sailing after the start of the pandemic.
Italy sends help to British migrant rescue vesselThe Italian coastguard sent assistance to a rescue ship sponsored by the British street artist Banksy, after an urgent call for assistance had been made, stating that it had been stranded in the Mediterranean and overflowing with migrants.
Anarres Shipping launches roro link from Italy to TunisiaThe newly founded shipping company Anarres Shipping, based in Nicosia, is launching a new roro maritime connection this week between the ports of Marina di Carrara in Italy and Sousse in Tunisia.
Spain takes the command of SNMG2 from ItalyThe Command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) was officially handed over to Spanish Navy Captain Manuel Aguirre Alderegu├şa on 30 June during a ceremony held in Rota, Spain.
Turkey and Italy conducted joint drill in MediterraneanItalian and Turkish submarines performed a joint Mediterranean maritime exercise, Turkey's Ministry of Defense said on Monday.
Viking launched newest cruise ship in ItalyOn 11 June 2020, Viking Venus, the seventh ocean cruise ship built for shipowner Viking by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, was floated out at the Ancona shipyard.
Greece and Italy to sign an agreement on maritime boundariesGreece and Italy will sign an agreement on maritime zones during a visit to Athens on Tuesday by Italy's foreign minister, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
Fincantieri rearranging delivery dates due to COVID-19 impactIn order to maintain the accumulated backlog, Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri is concentrating its attention on renegotiating production dates of secured newbuilding orders.