Image of the Day: Bustling with Activity


This impressive photo presents you with a major Italian seaport on the Mediterranean Sea, Port of Genoa, photographed from the air.

Port of Genoa covers an area of about 700 hectares of land and 500 hectares on water, stretching for over 22 kilometres along the coastline, with 47 km of maritime ways and 30 km of operative quays.

It is the busiest port in Italy by cargo tonnage and the second busiest in terms of twenty-foot equivalent units after the transshipment port of Gioia Tauro, with a trade volume of 2.1 million TEUs handled in 2012.

World Maritime News Staff; Image: Port of Genoa

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