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January 31, 2011

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Last year the port of La Spezia has registered an increase of 25.3% of the traffic

Forcieri: there are "still too much resistance at the local level and too many choices politicism and patronage in Roman»

Last year the port of La Spezia has handled 17,949,793 tonnes of cargo, an increase of 25.3% compared to 2009 (the year in which traffic was reduced by 23.0% on 2008).

In the area of cargo were handled 13,922,664 tonnes (+23.3%). The container traffic amounted to a total of 1,285,155 teu (+22.9%), of which 1,041,485 (22.3%) moved from La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) 153,058 (+8.7% ) from the Gulf Terminal (TDG) and 90,612 (+68.7%) from the terminal Speter.

The liquid bulk traffic amounted to 2,281,310 tonnes (+18.4%) and solid bulk to 1,745,819 tonnes (+57.7%).

In 2010, passengers have been 44,874 (+44.7%).

Emphasizing the improvement in traffic recorded last year the President of the Port of La Spezia, Lorenzo Forcieri, showed that, on one hand, "so emerging capabilities and potential of our airport," the other, the Ligurian port of call should complain of "too many elements at the local level and too many choices Roman politicism and patronage."

"I'm satisfied - he said - the results obtained over the past year. The figures speak for themselves. Goods choose the port of La Spezia, rewarding the skills and efficiency of our terminals and operators. The data also reveal the potential of our airport and its immediate translation in terms of economic development, jobs, tax revenue and tax. These results and potential, we have been recognized at European level, by entering our port in the strategic to the TEN-T, should be more recognized both locally and national. "

"At the local level - however stated Forcieri - there are still too much resistance to the development of the port can only be reached with the completion of the Port Master Plan that we finally adopted.And, at the national level, hampering the development of ports and most productive politicism too many customers that emerge from the Roman choices about investment and reform of legislation in the port. "


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