Port of Palermo
Port of Palermo (Italian: Porto di Palermo) is a port serving Palermo, Sicily, Italy. The port of Palermo is one of the major ports for passenger traffic in the Mediterranean. According to author Patrizia Fabbri the port has been ``a constant driving force not only for the island's economy, but in the history of the city of Palermo``.It stretches for a few kilometers away from Francesco Crispi, near the ancient port of Cala, incorporating areas including Arenella and Acqua Santa. In 2007 6,630,240 tonnes and 2,305,991 passengers passed through the port.