Carnival Corporation and the Port of Livorno have signed a new agreement for long-term collaboration between the Italian port and all European and North American Carnival brands.

The agreement was signed by Giora Israel, Senior Vice of President Global Port and Destination  Development  for  Carnival  Corporation  &  Plc,  and  Roberto  Piccini,  the President and CEO of Porto di Livorno 2000. The Livorno Port Authority was represented by the General Secretary, Massimo Provinciali.

Carnival is already a client of the port of Livorno with some 127 calls for 2015 scheduled already.

Carnival Vice President of Global Port and Destination Euromed, Michel Nestour, who handled the agreement, said: “Thank you to the Porto di Livorno 2000 and the Livorno Port Authority for all their hard work and willingness to find solutions and move forward over the last year. We trust that with this agreement in place we will continue to improve the quality of the services to our passengers.”

Porto di Livorno 2000 President, Roberto Piccini, said that “the satisfaction concerns the concreteness of the agreement, which favors the customer retention in our port, with significant potential for the future. The berthing guarantee, the Alto Fondale Terminal building and the work still in progress, together with the commercial consideration, were fundamental instruments to successfully completing this initiative.”