Rhine-Alpine News

Cooperation agreement between Western Ligurian Sea Ports Authority and China Communications Construction Company signed

    Genova terminal
    Photo: Container terminal Genova (Martin Brandt)

Within the framework of the agreements signed in Rome on 23 March by the Italian Republic and the People’s Republic of China, and with specific reference to the Memorandum of Understanding on the New Silk Road, the Commissioner for the Reconstruction of Genoa, the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority and the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) undersigned a Cooperation Agreement designed to forge new forms of collaboration in the implementation of the Action Plan and investment programme for the reconstruction and the redevelopment of the Port of Genoa, including an upgrade of access infrastructure, as foreseen by the Emergency Decree for Genoa n.109 of 2018. Read the complete news: https://www.portsofgenoa.com/en/marketing-communication/news/item/1292-cooperation-agreement-between-the-reconstruction-commissioner.html


Strasbourg and Marseille ports join forces on multimodal north south axis

    Terminal Strasbourg
    Photo: Container terminal Strasbourg © Port of Strasbourg

Signed on February 4, the agreement between both ports has four core objectives:

  • • the development of rail traffic,
  • • cooperation on best practices and operational strategy,
  • • commercial promotion through joint events and shared market intelligence,
  • • research and innovation on issues such as port fluidity, supply chain performance and environmental initiatives.

Read the complete news: https://www.marseille-port.fr/en/Resources.File.ashx?sn=Public&id=3723&ct=Inline&ah=true&ex=2019-03-28T16:05:04&cr=wqsuflKuBFb3urnaUILUBw==


1st Flemish Week in North Rhine-Westphalia – Antwerp promotes itself as the state’s home port and seaport


    Photo: Container traffic at Antwerp port (Martin Brandt)

The Port of Antwerp is demonstrating its significance and position as the home port for the North Rhine-Westphalian industry during the 1st Flemish Week in the state. More than two thirds of its foreign trade already passes through the Western European ports and the Port of Antwerp is the second-most important of them after Rotterdam; this was clearly emphasised during a port event in Düsseldorf on Monday, 18 March. Many representatives from the worlds of politics and business also discussed the future development of freight flows and the expansion of intermodal transport links between Antwerp and North Rhine-Westphalia during the event. Read the complete news: https://www.portofantwerp.com/en/news/1st-flemish-week-north-rhine-westphalia-%E2%80%93-antwerp-promotes-itself-state%E2%80%99s-home-port-and-seaport