Terminal Napoli S.p.A. is a joint-stock company owned by: Alilauro S.p.A., Costa Crociere S.p.A., Marinvest S.r.l., MSC Crociere S.p.A., Royal Caribbean Cruise Line LTD.
Terminal Napoli S.p.A. manages all its activities in the Maritime Station of Naples, a monumental building founded in 1936 and located in the heart of the city, just in front of Piazza Municipio and at the foot of the Maschio Angioino. The central position has favored the development of the structure that today also houses a Congress Center of excellence, a Shopping Center and a service center, unique activities for a Mediterranean Cruise Terminal.
With an area of 117.27 square kilometers and a population of about one million inhabitants, Napoli is the capital of Regione Campania and “capital” of southern Italy. City of art, it opens like an amphitheater on the sea and is bordered by Mount Vesuvius (volcano), the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, and Capo Miseno.
Its origins date back to the ninth century BC, when “Anatolian and Achaean merchants and travelers arrived in the gulf and headed for the mining of the Tirreno emporiums” and founded Partenope in the area that includes the small island of Megaride headed for the mining of the Tirreno emporiums” and founded Partenope in the area that includes the small island of Megaride Partenope was abandoned and took the name of “Palepolis” (old city). In 475 A.D., the inhabitants of Cuma founded Neapolis (new city) in the eastern part of the original city. Neapolis was built according to a Hippodomean plant, called “per strigas”, a network of orthogonal streets which are still visible in the modern city.