Uncertain market situation and changing scenarios in the Shipping Lines Alliances did not affect Trieste Marine Terminal’s total volumes handled during the first semester 2016. The January-June period closed with a +5,9 % in Teu and +10,1% in containers compared to the same period of 2015.

As you are aware starting from July 1st 2016 will be implemented the new rule of Solas Convention

Chapter VI/2 that requires a Verified Gross Mass for each laden container destined to be loaded on board of a vessel.
On May 5th Italian Authorities issued a decree (Decreto Dirigenziale 447/2016) that recognized the guide lines mentioned in the IMO Circular MSC.1/1475 as practical procedure for new Solas rule. Based on above, Trieste Marine Terminal S.p.A. would like to inform of the following:


New interests for the Chinese market arise from the visit organized by the Port Authority and the main operators, in occasion of “Transport Logistic China” held in June in Shanghai. “Trieste is a harbour with many competitive advantages that we were not aware of.  Considering that it is located on the Silk road, the ‘One Belt One Road initiative’, recently promoted by the by Beijing’s government, can lead to a growing interest by the Chinese investors for the Port of Trieste.”

In the past few days a delegation of Hungarian freight forwarders and representatives of the Shipping Lines visited Molo VII of the Port of Trieste, in occasion of an event organized by Trieste Marine Terminal. The aim was to strengthen the cooperation started last year with the Hungarian market and also to celebrate the launch of the third weekly  rail connection of the Budapest service.

With effect from June 8th 2016 a new direct service will be provided between Salzburg and Trieste. This new service has been developed in partnership with Rail Cargo Operator and Società Alpe Adria S.p.A. and will be initially based on two round trips per week between Salzburg and Trieste without any intermediate stops, thus providing and ensuring a quick and efficient intermodal transport solution for your cargo. Please find in following all operational details:

The total volumes handled at Trieste Marine Terminal during the first four months of 2016 have been more 153.000 teu, recording a +8% compared to the same period of 2015. Import (+14%) and export (+8%) full containers growth explains the positive total performance, with intermodal cargo flows confirming a rising trend compared to last year.

With effect from week 20th, a third regular weekly block train departure from Trieste to Budapest Bilk and vice versa will be activated.

In the first three months of 2016 the volumes moved via Trieste Marine Terminal grew by 6,8 % compared to the same period of 2015. After a slow start in January, the cargo flow significantly increased during February and March. Import and export full container grew by 8% average, showing good signal of recovery even more significant on the import flow.

After the completion of the upgrading of two STS-cranes in 2014 , this week work started at Trieste’s Molo VII terminal for the upgrading of additional three cranes.The total costs of around 12 million euros will make cranes capable of working on ships with 21 rows of containers on deck (so on vessels up to 16000 teu capacity).

A record for train displacement at Port of Trieste where, after 5604 convoys in 2015, a 30% increase is expected for 2016. Trieste confirms itself as a port of call characterized by a high number of intermodal connections, which are essential for efficient and ecological cargo displacement.