Dredging operations speed up alongside the cruise and ferry terminal quays to ensure completion ahead of schedule and prepare to accommodate in full safety the passenger ships scheduled in Genoa for the busy summer months.The planned works have the dual objective to maintain and to deepen the depth alongside quaylines to cater for the arrival of the next generation ultra-large cruise vessels: the draft by the Ponte dei Mille Cruise Terminal is set to increase to up to -11 metres and to -10 metres along the Ferry Term...
Inauguration of the new Pionieri e Aviatori d'Italia Viaduct across via Siffredi.
The new linear landscaped Dune Urban Park designed to function as a visual screen and noise barrier between PSA Genova Pra' container terminal and the adjacent residential urban fabric, takes shape. The public inner city recreational area, already open to residents for leisure and sports activities, has been expanded to create more urban green spaces for outdoor pursuits.
The upgrade to the Christopher Columbus International Airport terminal building kicks off. The refurbishment of the dedicated passenger area calls for a revised layout of the Departure Zone, with the installation of additional check-in desks and security checkpoints and the inauguration of a new food court and retail outlets.
With the new year, MSC Cruises and Costa are back with epic Around-the-World cruises and reconfirm Genoa and Savona as embarkation ports for travel enthusiasts' most beloved sea voyages. On offer, a selection of World Tours featuring itineraries across five continents in 130 days.
The repair and new building sector in the Port of Genoa is performing strongly and looks to the future. A byword for excellence within the Italian shipping industry and now set to be refurbished and expanded, with the simultaneous reduction in the impact of yard activities on the city.
State-of-the-art technology and know-how made in Genoa, the next-generation cruise ships will be built in the future new mega-drydock under construction in Sestri Ponente. It will rank amongst the largest facilities in the Mediterranean, catering for the construction of high-tech vessels over 350 metres in length and up to 150,000 gt.
Works are underway along Via Siffredi, designated site for the construction of the new Erzelli Station: much more than a railway station, an integrated mobility hub offering fast connections direct from the city centre to the International Airport and the Genoa Research & Advanced Technology Campus on the Erzelli Hill.
The 36 to 50 metre-yachts berthed in Genoa generate a total economic impact of 6397 euros per day; in 2021 the yachting industry's direct contribution to the Liguria Region's economic output reached 341 million euros.
Dredging operations are underway across the Ports of Genoa and Savona, with the dual objective to maintain and to deepen the depth alongside quaylines to cater for the arrival of the next generation ultra- large vessels, both full-container and cruise ships. It is essential to remove regularly from the navigation channels the accumulations of sand and sediment deposited by tide and river flows into the sea to ensure safe and easy access to terminal facilities.