Infrastructures and connections

Genoa and Savona offer connections to over 450 ports across the world, with a selection of regular daily deepsea liner services. Since April 2017, Genoa has been the last port of call on the Far East- Mediterranean maritime trade routes. 
The ports are also pivotal to international trade in the Mediterranean, offering a wide variety of intra-Med, feeder and ro-ro services. 
All classes of vessels can access the port basins quickly and safely thanks to the natural deep water which requires no dredging minimal tidal range and favourable marine weather conditions. 
The new terminals are equipped to accommodate in full safety the latest generation of ships, including the ultra large container vessels and the recent generation of bulk and  and passenger ships .
Covering a total surface area of approximately 7 million mq, the ports boast 30 specialised terminals which can cater for all key commodity sectorsand rank as the  premier gateway to the Mediterranean for container, project cargo, heavy lift  and fruit shipments. 

A strategic geographical position at the most northern point of the Mediterranean Sea provides easy access to the industrial and consumer heartland of  Northern Italy andSouthern Europe (Basle 450 km; Munich 600 km; Stuttgart 650 km). 
The ports are well connected to the motorway network and offer direct rail connections to the Genoa- Rotterdam Corridor, now is in its final stage of development. The high volumes of traffic are managed by a Port Community System which groups together all the major players involved in the logistics chain operatin in the ports, with a rationalisation and acceleration of data exchange for the release of the cargo, thereby reducing waiting times to a minimum.