History

Medov’s history begins more than 60 years ago. It was 1947 when the shipping agency started the activity in Genoa with basic interest in the cruise business. Thanks to the long tradition and experience but above all thanks to the recent (2004) take over from the Genoese Schenone family, two generations in shipping , Medov has widened its range of services coming to cover practically all different fields in the shipping world, either directly or through controlled companies.

Profile

Medov Srl, shipping agency based in Genoa and prestigious brand of Italian shipping, thanks to the experience gained over the years, has greatly expanded the range of its services and today provides full assistance to ship owners, covering all branch of the shipping.Based on the deep understanding of the port uses, Medov offers products and services of excellence for both cargo ships and passenger ships, operating according to criteria of quality of service, respect for the environment, preservation of health and safety and social responsibility.

Medov has therefore undertaken a path aimed at the implementation of a management system of good governance in compliance with the requirements of the standard FED 1949:2009.

The long experience in the cruise business allows Medov to offer a complete range of efficient services through experienced and dedicated personnel. All services are offered on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week availability and long standing relations with local authorities and various port operators are the key to solve any kind of problem related to a vessel’s call in any Italian and French ports.

 

Services to ships

·     Berth reservation

·     Administrative formalities

·     Customs formalities

·     Technical assistance

·     Spare parts, bunker, oil and water supply

·     Workshop repairs

·     Drydock assistance

·     P&I assistance

·     Provisioning and catering

·     Logistics

·     Security

·     Cash to Master

·     Waste disposal

 

Services to passengers and crew

·     Pre and post embarking / disembarking assistance

·     Transfers and consular / embassy formalities

·     Visas and immigration formalities

·     Ground handling

·     Currency exchange

·     Car rental booking

·     Flight booking and details

·     Medical visits arrangements

·     Provision of emergency medical services (ambulance, doctor) and complete  assistance in case of hospitalization

·     Tour operator

 

Moreover, Medov, through Seatrain, offer an innovative ad exclusive, fast and luxury private train riding from the Port of Civitavecchia directly to the heart of Rome.

 

Organization chart

Chairman and CEO: Giulio Schenone

General Manager: Alessandro Barberis

Chief Operations Officer: Capt. Marco Vignolo

Cruise Business Development Manager: Enrica Capretti

Marketing Coordinator: Emanuele D’Agostino

Cruise Coordinator: Andrea Bavazzano

 

Philosophy

The long experience in the cruise business allows Medov to offer a complete range of efficient services through experienced and dedicated personnel. All services are offered on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week availability and long standing relations with local authorities and various port operators are the key to solve any kind of problem related to a vessel’s call in any Italian and French port.

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