Palermo adds a new terminal as part of a cruise renaissance in Western Sicily

May 11, 2022 235

BY: Luca Peruzzi

The facility is managed by the new West Sicily Gate company, a venture between MSC Cruises and Costa Cruises, and responsible for managing cruise terminals at four ports (Palermo, Trapani, Porto Empedocle and Termini Imerese) within the Port System Authority of the Western Sicilian Sea.

Representatives at the official opening last week included the latter’s president, Pasqualino Monti, as well as Sicily Region president Nello Musumeci, Palermo mayor Leoluca Orlando, the Italian ports association president, Rodolfo Giampieri, the West Sicily Gate president Francesca Isgrò, MSC Cruises’ president Gianni Onorato and Costa Cruises’ president Mario Zanetti.

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