Tag: Italy


Italian Ports Maintaining Regular Operations despite COVID-19

March 23, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

“The Italian Port Association wishes to clarify that operations in ports are carried out with adequate measures,” a letter from the association, shared by BIMCO, reads. “Ports are, therefore, fully operational with all their regular services guaranteeing complete functionality of […]

Impact & Regulations

EU Commission Opens Probe into Italian Ports’ Tax Exemptions

November 18, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The EU investigation is to determine whether the tax exemptions are in line with EU State aid rules. The Commission also welcomed the commitment made by Spain to abolish the tax exemption benefiting Spanish ports as from 2020, allowing the […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

EU Calls on Italy, Spain to Align Port Taxation

January 8, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The European Commission has proposed that Italy and Spain align their taxation of ports with State aid rules. “Ports are key infrastructure for economic growth and regional development. That is why EU State aid rules provide ample room for Member […]