Leghorn (Italy): Azimut Benetti shipyard, strategies and impacts on the port city

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DUB_Pietro AngeliniAll major projects needs water to operate. In the nautical industry, the growing size of boats needs the immediate vicinity of the water. The Italian nautical sector creates one-off and for this needs many specialized labour skills of handmade excellence: furniture, upholstery, and metal trim. This involves a number of important outsourcing and this is not always easy to make clear to citizens who take into account only direct and not indirect numbers. In addition, the finished product is a valuable asset, which is often necessary to keep in confidence far from the people and from the curious. It will be interesting to explore the question of socio-economic activity of Benetti, the world’s motor boats company creating ships over 30 meters.  It will be interesting to present also the impact on the port city territory – its ability to integrate physically – and to face challenges to ensure the sustainable development of the activity.

Pietro Angelini has a experience matured within the area of company consultancy, company organization, professional training, human resource, marketing and communication specialized in yacht business/marine industries. He is the Executive manager of NAVIGO scarl, the innovation pole and cluster of nautical department in Tuscany, where the most important yacht shipyards in viareggio like Azimut Benetti are associated (over 350 nautical companies). He works also as a event Coordinator for YARE yacht refit exhibition, a Journalist for marine industry publications and a public speaker for international events. He has coordinated following projects :
– EU Project (Leonardo, Life and trans frontally collaborations)
– Italian National Project (MIUR, Industria 2015 – Ministry of Education and Ministry of Economy)
– Italian Regional Project (POR,FESR,FSE)


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