Ports of Genova and Savona
Genoa has developed into a thriving destination for cruise operators and is homeport to MSC: in 2016 passenger throughput exceeded the 1-million threshold. The port features five passenger terminals operated by Stazioni Marittime SpA In total the sites cover 290,000 sqm of surface area, offering 12berths, along 3000mt of quays equipped to handle the latest generation of post-Panamax cruise vessels.
Savona is homeport to Costa Crociere. In 2016 the port hosted 910,244 cruise pax. Costa Crociere directly operates the Palacrociere that consists of two quays and 2 maritime stations: Terminal West (29,000 sqm total surface-8,000sqm indoor) operating since 2003 and Terminal East (17,500 sqm total surface-3,000sqm indoor) launched in 2014 on the occasion of the first call of Costa Diadema.