Global Ports Holding submits a binding offer to Porto di Livorno privatization tender through its subsidiary Creuers...
In January 2016; we had announced that Creuers Del Port de Barcelona S.A. (Creuers), a subsidiary of Global Ports Holding (GPH), had been pre-qualified for Porto di Livorno 2000 privatization tender and is among the companies that are invited to the tender, which was launched by the Port Authority of Livorno for the selection of a majority shareholder in the company; granting a concession to manage the Cruise Port of Livorno and give support and other connected accessory services, as well as a concession on the related State owned properties.
Today, Creuers notified GPH that it has submitted a binding offer to the tender through a consortium, of which it is an 80% member of and has been established to join the tender.
The company manages the cruise terminal, the maritime passenger station, information service, car parks and transportation within the Port of Livorno. Geographically located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, the Port of Livorno is strategically positioned for "cruise" as it serves the major tourist destinations of Florence and Pisa in Italy, and for "ferries" as well due to its proximity to Sardinia and Corsica. The Port of Livorno is the 3rd national transit port in Italy, after Civitavecchia and Napels; with c. 0.7mn passengers in 2015. At the same time, the port entails substantial ferries business, which brings stable and constant revenues.