“Riportare in Italia il controllo del trasporto
internazionale delle merci”
“Il ruolo dei porti nella sfida logistica italiana”
Umberto Masucci
Presidente International Propeller Clubs
Milano, 26 gennaio, 2013
The International Propeller Clubs - Italy
Mission: To promote further and support merchant
marine transportation, and communications to promote
commerce, public relations and cultural exchanges
The Italian Propeller Clubs
National Board
Port of Naples
Vice Presidents
Nicola ZIZZI
Giorgia BOI
Riccardo FUOCHI
Simone BASSI
General Secretary
Port of Genoa
Giuseppe COCCIA
Port of Naples
The Italian Propeller Clubs
20 Clubs
1.300 members
Monthly meetings
Local Events
Business Seminar
Biannual Conventions:
2013 – Napoli: 24/25 Maggio
2015 – Milano?
Federazione del Mare
Established in 1994
18 associations members
Aidim (Maritime Lawyers),
Cetena (Naval Research),
Ania (Insurance),
Collegio Capitani (Captains),
Ancip (Stevedores)
Consar (Research),
Assonave (Ship Builders)
Federagenti (Ship Agents/Brokers)
Assoporti (Port Authorities)
Fedepiloti (Pilots),
Assorimorchiatori (Tugs)
Federpesca (Fishing),
Assologistica (Logistics)
Fedespedi (Freight Forwarders),
Confitarma (Ship Owners)
Inail (Pensions),
Rina(Classification Society)
Ucina (Yachting)
The European Maritime Cluster
• 450 billions Euro
• 5 millions employees
The Italian Maritime Cluster
39.5 billions Euro
(2,6% of the Italian GDP)
Shipping Activities:
Port Logistics and Services:
Nautical and cruise tourism:
• Fishing:
• Institutional activities:
(Navy, Coast Guard, Port Authorities, etc.)
10.3 billions
6.5 billions
4.4 billions
3.4 billions
5.8 billions
4.4 billions
4.6 billions
The Italian Maritime Cluster
• 213,000 direct employees plus 265,000 upstream
• Production value per employee: 185,000 Euro
(shipbuilding 313,000;shipping 260,000;port activities 205,000)
• Added value per employee: 59,400 Euro
(4th, after finance, chemical industry and mining)
The Italian Maritime Cluster
2011 versus 1996:
• GDP:
+ 65 %
• Employees:
+ 60 %
The Italian Maritime Cluster
• The Italian ship owners have demonstrated their ability to
compete and continue to develop their fleet thanks to a
formidable tool for growth: the International Register
• From 1998 to 2012 more than 35 billions of Euros invested
into new ships.
• Italian fleet 1998: 8,700,000 gt, average age: 17 years
• Italian fleet 2012: almost 19,000,000 gt, average age: less
than 13 years
The Italian Maritime Cluster
World leader in:
• Ro-Ro fleet: 180 ships, 1,27 millions dwt.
Italian “EcoBonus” is a best practice to be mantained
• “Cruising-chain”:
• Fincantieri (building)
• Costa Crociere (Cruises)
• Civitavecchia, Venezia, Napoli and Livorno (top
• Motor-yachts building (Azimut-Benetti) and Super yacht
management: 1200 Super yachts (>25 meters) per year for
about 15.000 tourists with high expenditure capability
The Italian Port System
• Strategic for Continental Europe
• 478 millions tons of goods managed
• Core Ports: Ancona, Bari, Cagliari, Genova, Gioia Tauro,
La Spezia, Livorno, Napoli, Palermo, Ravenna, Taranto,
Trieste, Venezia
• Container forecast: +7%-8% in the next 4 years
The Italian Port System
The 1994 reform law on Ports was important to achieve
leadership in import/export by sea and cruising
First place in Europe:
• Import-export by sea with 250 millions tons
• Cruise embarkation and destination country with more then
than 10 millions passengers
Urgent to update the law with
bureaucratic proceedings simplification
The Mediterranean Scenario
Trend of the italian trades
2015 versus 2010
•China :
20 mil tons (was
•Balcan :
23 mil tons (was
•MED :
200 mil tons (was 120)
(North Africa and East Med
Source : CENSIS Study for Federmare 2011
Some suggestions
• Governance
• Financial Autonomy
• Port Systems
• “European” Dredgings
• Proceedings simplification

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