Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Italy Officially Bans Large Cruise Ships from Venice Lagoon

By Angelo Amante, Giuseppe Fonte and Gavin Jones ROME, July 13 (Reuters) – Italy on Tuesday banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years...

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 4973

Sunday, June 6, 2021
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Cruise Ships

“No Big Ships” Protesters Try To Block Cruise Ship Departure

By Giulia Segreti (Reuters) The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, but some local residents protested over the return to normal,...

June 6, 2021
Total Views: 6940

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Finance

Italian Superyacht IPO Stock Price

by Giulia Segreti (Reuters) Luxury yacht maker The Italian Sea Group has completed its initial public offering (IPO), setting a price of 4.90 euros per share under ticker symbol TISG.MI,...

June 6, 2021
Total Views: 17

Saturday, June 5, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Italian SuperYacht Stock Launches IPO

by Giulia Segreti (Reuters) – Luxury yacht maker The Italian Sea Group said on Friday it completed its initial public offering (IPO), setting a price of 4.90 euros per share,...

June 5, 2021
Total Views: 9290

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Incidents

Italian Prosecutor Seeks Trial For Minister Who Denied Migrant Rescue Vessels Port Entry

by Angelo Amante (Reuters) – An Italian prosecutor formally called on Saturday for right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini to be tried for kidnapping over his decision to prevent more than...

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 1858

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Shipbuilding

Deadline Looms For ‘Airbus Of The Sea’ Shipyard Deal

MILAN, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s planned acquisition of state-controlled French rival Chantiers de l’Atlantique to create a European “Airbus of the Seas” is facing collapse barring last-minute political...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 5633

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
Cruise Ships

First Med Cruise Ship Departs Since COVID-19 Outbreak

Last week Italy’s government gave permission for cruise lines to resume operations and, on Sunday, MSC Grandiosa became the first cruise ship to sail the Mediterranean since the outbreak of...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 43

Saturday, September 14, 2019
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News

Rome Lets Migrant Rescue Ship Into Italian Port

by Crispian Balmer (Reuters) – Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy of...

September 14, 2019
Total Views: 3

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Incidents

Captain Carola Rackete To Sue Italian Minister Over Migrant Comments

by Crispian Balmer (Reuters) Captain Carola Rackete, 31, was freed from house arrest on Tuesday after a judge dismissed accusations she had endangered the lives of Italian servicemen by ignoring...

July 6, 2019
Total Views: 6

Monday, August 13, 2018
Migrants are seen resting on board the MV Aquarius rescue ship
Maritime News

Italy Refuses Safe Harbor To Migrant Ship M/V Aquarius

Antonio Denti (Reuters) – Italy on Monday denied safe harbor to 141 people rescued by the humanitarian ship M/V Aquarius off the coast of Libya last week, setting up another standoff...

August 13, 2018
Total Views: 48

Saturday, June 16, 2018
M/V Lifeline, run by the German NGO Mission Lifeline
Defense

Italy Bans Two Dutch Migrant Rescue Vessels

by Philip Pullella (Reuters) A heated exchange erupted after interior minister Matteo Salvini told more foreign NGOs operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean they could not dock in Italian ports....

June 16, 2018
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Migrants are seen after being rescued by MV Aquarius in the central Mediterranean Sea
News

Migrant Rescue Ship Blocked From Italian Port: Pope Francis Steps In To Patch Relations With France

by Steve Scherer (Reuters) – Italy and France tried to patch up a row over immigration on Thursday as Pope Francis urged politicians everywhere to work together on helping refugees...

June 14, 2018
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi
Offshore

Eni, Shell to Face Trial in Italy in $1 Billion Bribery Case

By Chiara Albanese, Sergio Di Pasquale and Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Eni SpA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and senior executives will face trial over a $1.1 billion bribery scandal in...

December 20, 2017
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
News

France, Italy Want Solution for STX Shipyard by End September

By Gwénaëlle Barzic and Giulia Segreti ROME/MILAN, Aug 1 (Reuters) – France and Italy want to find a solution for Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s blocked takeover bid for STX France shipyards...

August 1, 2017
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Sunday, July 30, 2017
Maritime News

France Offers Italy Naval Ship Deal to Resolve STX Row – Report

PARIS, July 30 (Reuters) – France will offer to expand shipbuilding cooperation with Italy into naval vessels, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said, after Paris thwarted a tie-up it is...

July 30, 2017
Total Views: 5

Thursday, July 27, 2017
stx france shipyard
Maritime News

Macron’s Step to Nationalize Shipyard Spooking Outsiders

By Helene Fouquet and Mark Deen (Bloomberg) — As first steps go, President Emmanuel Macron’s decision Thursday to nationalize a shipyard is as French as it gets. The move, aimed at blocking...

July 27, 2017
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
News

MSC Says in Talks to Buy Stake in Italy’s Ignazio Messina

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – The world’s no. 2 container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is in talks to acquire a stake in smaller Italian counterpart Messina, the Swiss-headquartered group...

February 14, 2017
Total Views: 21

Monday, January 23, 2017
Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping
Maritime News

Italy’s Giuseppe Bottiglieri Seeks Court Protection as Downturn Bites

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company, one of Italy’s biggest shipping firms, has sought court protection in the country from its creditors as it looks to restructure...

January 23, 2017
Total Views: 10

Monday, January 16, 2017
News

Cargo Ship Drags Anchor and Runs Aground in Italy

Strong winds caused a large cargo ship to drag anchor and run aground near Livorno, Italy last week, but AIS data shows that as of Monday the ship had been...

January 16, 2017
Total Views: 10

Saturday, September 3, 2016
Fire Incidents

WATCH: Evacuation Of High End Luxury Cruise Ship In Italy

The Sea Dream I, a luxury cruise ship operated by SeaDream Yacht Club, suddenly caught fire Thursday with 166 people aboard while the ship was off the coast of Calabria, in southern...

September 3, 2016
Total Views: 26