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Cambiaso & Risso and Silversea reach port services and logistics agreement

Cambiaso & Risso and Silversea reach port services and logistics agreement
The quick expansion of the Monte Carlo based Cambiaso & Risso group in the global logistic market has led to an appointment by Silversea as port and logistics partner.

The cruise ships involved with the agreement are fiev of Silversea's eight vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Shadow, Silver Spirit, Silver Wind and Silver Whisper.

'The agreement will allow us to offer our primary client a 360° degree service including: services arrangements, berth reservations for planned changes or itineraries, quotations and proformas requests, direct negotiations on site with vendors, tenders on specific services, amongst a list of items,' specifies Giovanni Paolo Risso ceo of the Italian shipping services and tour operator provider.

In ports where it has its own branch offices, C&R will take direct care of the activity; while in other ports C&R will act as a supervisor of the local sub-agent designated by Silversea.

'The agreement does not foresee the birth of a joint venture or any specific new company, but however it can be considered the first such type in the cruise sector,' claims C&R. 'We have established a common teamwork with staff from the two companies who will work in synergy on a continuous basis,'said Risso.

Cambiaso & Risso, founded in 1946 in Genoa, has offices in Monaco, Italy, France, Spain, Slovenia, Singapore and Hong Kong, generating overall €150m in sales, employing over 200 staff, taking care of some 4,000 ship calls of all ship types.

C&R has developed plans aimed at implementing a more international structure, a global plan to complete on all markets and export his philosophy to provide tailor-made services.

In November 2013 the multi-faceted company  increased its presence in the Far East by launching a new Hong Kong-based branch, after having strengthened its Singapore office that’s been providing full port logistic services to cargo and cruise ships.

Over the next few months branches will be opened by C&R in Panama, Shanghai and UAE.