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Video: Explosions and Fire at Italian Port of Ancona

Screen grab. Fire. Smoke. Nightime

PortandTerminal.com, September 16, 2020 Explosions and fire rips through Italian port of Ancona overnight ANCONA, ITALY – Firefighters have been battling a major fire overnight at the historic port of Ancona on Italy’s Adriatic coast. The Port of Ancona is located on Italy’s Adriatic coast. The fire has caused significant damage to the port, but no injuries have been reported …

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Bridge collapses in Italy 15 months after deadly Genoa bridge disaster

PortandTerminal.com, November 24, 2019 Italy suffers its second road bridge collapse in 15 months in the northwest region of Liguria, raising major questions about the safety of the country’s ageing infrastructure SAVONA, ITALY – A 100 foot (30m) section of highway along a viaduct near the flooded coastal city of Savona collapsed on Sunday. In an aerial video taken by …

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The Morandi Bridge resurrection

PortandTerminal.com, June 28, 2019 The Morandi Bridge, an important access route to the Port of Genoa, Italy, was blown up today, a year after its partial collapse last year killed 43 people. The awarded architect Renzo Piano will build its replacement. Genoa, Italy – Explosives tore down two towers of the Morandi bridge last week as cannons shot water over the 20,000 …

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Too big? Cruise ship in Venice, Italy accident 40% larger than the Titanic

PortandTerminal.com, June 3, 2019 Both cruise destinations and cargo ports are feeling the squeeze as vessels continue to grow larger in size while their waterways remain essentially unchanged. Venice, Italy – On Sunday, MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca canal when it struck the dock and a nearby ferry due to a technical …

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