Assoporti publish Italian ports statistics

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Official statistics just released from Assoporti, the ltalian association of the port authorities, revealed the full year statistics:

  • +33.8% cruise and ferry passengers handled in the Italian ports = 43.4 million (-35.7% compared to 2019)(including local services)
  • Ferry traffic was 13.5 million passengers (-24.9% compared with 2019)
  • +23% roro cargo = 6,299,321 units (+10.5% compared with 2019).

Obituary: Antonio Armas Fernández, president of Naviera Armas Trasmediterránea

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The president of Naviera Armas Trasmediterránea , Antonio Armas Fernández, has died on Tuesday 15 March 2022, as reported by the company through a statement. Son of the company’s founder, Antonio Armas Curbelo, he took over from his father in 1968 and was a pioneer in 1973, with the introduction of roro ferries in inter-island traffic in the Canary Islands.