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In the seaport of Naples

A visit to Capri starts from the passenger port of Naples. By this speed boat we have to make the twenty-mile cruise on the Gulf of Naples.

Naples. Passenger port

High-speed boats working on the local lines, connecting the mainland with Islands.

Naples. Passenger port

Just one such vessel has completed the voyage and went over to the pier.

Naples. Passenger port

Struck by the incredible maneuverability - the ship turned almost on the spot. In General, the operation of the mooring went very quickly and clearly - one can only admire the skill of Neapolitan sailors - nowhere nothing like I never seen.

Naples. Passenger port Naples. Passenger port

Fire-rescue boat. The inscription Vigili del Fuoco on Board can be translated as "guardians of fire", the so-called national fire service of Italy.

Fire rescue boat

San Vincenzo Pier (San Vincenzo) protects the port from the South. A pier is a naval base of the Italian Navy. Large ships, at berth is only a couple of patrol boats.

Naples naval base of the Italian Navy

To this pier are moored cruise ships. The building of the Maritime station (Stazione Marittima) built during the reign of Mussolini, in 1936. Naples. The Maritime station (Stazione Marittima di Napoli)

In the work of the architect Cesare Basani can see obvious features of Soviet constructivism of the late ' 20s.

Naples. The Maritime station (Stazione Marittima di Napoli)

At the far end of the pier is moored the Siremar ferry lines connecting mainland Italy with Sicily.

Naples. Seaport

At berth can be seen as vintage and modern vessels.

Naples. Seaport Naples. Seaport. The ships company SNAV

On the San Vincenzo pier, naval base, is located Parking companies SNAV - chief of the Maritime carrier in the South of Italy. Naples. Seaport. The ships company SNAV

The company's Fleet consists mainly of high-speed vessels linking Naples with Capri, Ischia and Procida islands.

Naples. Seaport. The ships company SNAV

high-Speed catamaran "Pescara Jet" built in 1991 by Australian company Incat Catamarans Pty. The ship has a length 77m and a speed of 38 knots (70 km/h), carries 450 passengers and 85 cars .

Naples. Seaport. High-speed catamaran Pescara Jet

At first, the catamaran was owned by the Nordic companies Hoverspeed, Sea Containers la, Color Line, then Silja Line, worked on the lines of Calais-Dover and Liverpool - Belfast. Since 2004 owned by SNAV worked on the Adriatic (Pescara-Spalato-hawar). As far as we know, the ship now belongs to Golden Blaze and Cruises is in port Perama.

Naples. Seaport. High-speed catamaran Pescara Jet

Croazia jet catamaran built in 1996 by the Australian company Austal and has been in the hands of different owners of Scandlines in the Baltic sea, then worked on the line connecting Spain with North Africa. In 2002 the vessel was purchased by SNAV catamaran worked on the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian sea. Croazia has a length of 83 meters, with a capacity of 650 passengers and 156 cars and has a top speed of 40 knots (74 km/h).

Naples. Seaport. High-speed ship SNAV Croazia jet

Ferries TTT Lines fly between Naples and Catania Sicilian.

Naples. Seaport. The ferry Partenope TTTLines

Pleasure craft catamarans waiting for the tourist season on the shore.

Naples. Sea port

Cargo port of Naples is one of the most important in Europe.

Naples. Seaport. Container terminal

In the Eastern part of the breakwater of San Vincenzo is a lighthouse, built in 1746. 4 years later before the lighthouse there was a statue of St. Januarius, patron of Naples.

Port of Naples. Lighthouse on Saint Vincenzo, the statue of St. Januarius.

Leaving from the left side North of the lighthouse, our boat out in the Bay of Naples.

Port of Naples, the Northern lighthouse