Forship S.p.A.
Forship S.p.A. manages, in the Savona-Vado port system, a terminal dedicated to the passenger traffic (ferry and cruise) and Ro-Ro operations that is developed on a surface of approximately 50.000 mq., equipped with four quays. The terminal (45 Km from Genoa Airport and 32 km from Genoa Voltri) can be reached directly from the motorway. Forship S.p.A., as terminal operator and shipping agent, can operate in the field of passenger and goods traffic always for Ro-Ro services.

About us Forship


The square in mq


Bonded Warehouse in mq


Linear quay in mt

About us?

The operating structures of the terminal comprise a bonded warehouse (1.500 mq) and they are planned for the full satisfaction of several requirements. Supported by modern infrastructures of direct connection to the highway net, they put at the clients disposal a large range of services (water supply, lighting system, etc.).The terminal building consists of a ground-floor ticket office, snack bar, nursery, waiting hall in an area with facilities for children and panoramic terraces. The company's administrative offices of Forship S.p.A. and the “Corsica Ferries – Sardinia Ferries” Company (operating a service to Corsica since 1998) are located on the upper floors. The frequency of the connections from Savona-Vado to Corsica increases in the months of July and August, until catching up four every day departures.



Giuseppe Scognamiglio



Sebastien Romani

Director of Sales


Matteo Giannelli

Responsible for Ports



Ticket Office

Snack bar

Air-conditioned waiting room

Area equipped for children

2 Terraces


1 Meeting room

Aarking area

Accessibility features



Availability: Yes

Piloting Required: Yes.

Tugs available: yes.

Performance Tide/limit: 60 cm.


Linear quay: 686 m. Berths: 4. N° 1 quay of 100 meters. N° 1 quay of 186 meters. N° 1 brush with two berths of 200 meters. Draft: 9.5 mt. Stopover: unlimited (available 24 hours out of 24). Maximum size of ships: 230 mt. Bonded Warehouse: 1,500 sqm. Terminal passengers: 1 offices, telephones, fax, internet: yes. Area wharf and storage activities: 45,000 sqm. Quay and yard lit for night operations.

Easy access to transportation by road. Excellent access to major roads and motorways.


Refuelling: yes. Waste collection: yes. Water: yes Featuring: yes. Shipping Agency: yes. Service loading / unloading semi-trailers: yes Procedure: according to European standards. Shuttle bus from / to Genoa Airport: on request, in the presence of a cruise ship. Times agreed with the companies.   The port of Savona - Vado is located in the central area of the Ligurian Gulf, an important point of penetration of the Mediterranean to Central Europe. E 'consists of the two basins of Savona and Vado under the administration of the Port Authority of Savona.

The system port of Savona is classified as a unified international port of the second class, first class. Pilotage: pilotage service, which is compulsory for vessels over 500 GRT, is played by the Corps Pilots of the Port of Savona. E 'consists of 7 pilots and has 2 motopilotine. Trailer: towing operations are entrusted to the company Carmelo Noli (tel.+39 019/821.254), which has 8 tugs. Location: mooring, compulsory for vessels over 500 GRT, is carried out by the Group Boatmen of Savona and Vado Ligure (tel.+39 019/880.635). Bunkering: Bunkering operations for fuels and lubricants can be used both trucks both barges.


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Adress: Calata Nord 17047, Porto Vado, Vado Ligure(SV), Italy

Mail: operativo.porti@corsicaferries.com