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Italy's maritime industries collapse. Is this Europe's future?

By Justin Stares, editor, The Maritime Watch

This article has been updated following a statement by Contship regarding La Spezia terminal

For a glimpse of Europe’s maritime future it might be worth examining events in Italy, where the outlook is particularly grim.

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