Lorenzini & C. srl was created in 1979 by the will of Enio Lorenzini and Ugo Grifoni. It’s a reality which operates in the port of Livorno and has distinguished itself over the years for its numerous investments in technology and human resources, thus succeeding in becoming one of the most important realities of the port of Livorno.
The areas at Lorenzini’s disposal have increased from 1,000 square metres of 1985 to over 120,000 square metres today, and its vehicle fleet is in continuous expansion. Over the last two years, amongst several other purchases, one may count 4 RTG cranes, a new mobile crane Gottwald HMK7608 and the Gottwald GHMK8412, the biggest harbur mobile crane of all the Mediterrean. The terminal is equipped with two internal railroad track of approximately 300 metres each one.
The company operates with professionalism, flexibility and dynamism. It is these specific features which have led to considerably increase the number of customers, whose composition mainly include world-class shipping companies such as MSC, Maersk, CmaCgm, Tenaris/Dalmine, Hamburg Sud, General Electric, Zim, Hapag-Lloyd, SaimaAvandero, Combi Lift, BBC Chartering, Hansa Heavy Lift, MGM lines, Thorco Shipping, Big Lift, Sal Heavy Lift.
The terminal offers round-the-clock operativity all year long, ensuring a swift and smooth management of Lo/Lo and Ro/Ro loading and unloading operations with the handling of any kind of goods: from containers to carriageways, from industrial plant machinery to timber, always ensuring flexibility in order to operate professionally in all spheres.
Being a leading company in the purchase of logistic and port services in the port of Livorno, Lorenzini has handled a full 280,000 teus and 125,000 cubic metres of general cargo during the year 2022. And it’s of course this great expansion that the company is currently undergoing, born initially as a multipurpose business and, over the years, capable of deeply consolidating and developing its operativity also in the field of containers. On this product category, various efforts of technological adjustments and purchase of equipment have been channelled as a necessary measure to sustain expansion.
All the company efforts are dedicated to both service efficiency and a highly elevated quality standard, always in the observance of applicable laws on security and safety. The terminal, for many years now, is equipped with a state-of-the-art surveillance system in order to ensure a high safety standard, and it is in possession of ISO 9001, OHSAS 45001 and AEO certifications. Since 2022 Lorenzini has adopted the 231/2001 management model.
The company strongly believes in the qualification of human resources, and its high level training programmes guarantee the quality of the work carried out and the optimisation of services.
Over the last year over 1,000 was the number of training hours provided to the personnel, and the workforce experienced a growth of 20 newly hired over the last 4 years. For several years the company has been using the most sophisticated instruments offered by the information technology, and has also introduced an information system with a dedicated application software
In the summer of 2014, Lorenzini & C. srl has further strengthened its corporate structure with the entry in partnership of MSC, a world leader in shipowning. This partnership is currently supporting new and additional projects and prospects for development.
The recent news is that of the first 9.000-teu vessels entering the port of Livorno, which is an operation carried out in conjunction with the competent authorities and which has also allowed Lorenzini & C. to achieve an important goal in the name of the entire port community of Livorno. And actually are the 11.000 teu vessels entering in the port to Lorenzini
In june 2019, the doubling of the railway line currently used was started; in the 2020 inaugurated. This is a vital operation to significantly increase the railway traffic to and from the terminal.
With an eye always to the future, Lorenzini & C. is currently designing the expansion on new port areas. The needs in terms of spaces are continuously growing.