The brand “Boccadifuoco” has deep roots, as a matter of fact she born in the end of 19th century, exactly in 1875 as Giovanni Boccadifuoco F., which one started operating in Syracuse port with particular care of the exportation and carriage of grain & cereals, for that age it was
the most important economic sector for the whole Sicily, generated or designated to the same Syracuse port and taking care of the exportation especially of almonds.
To the end of 50th, with the arise of Priolo/Augusta petrochemicals pole, the firm opened his own office inside the port of Augusta, stating her position to the first Shipping Agency in the whole area, acquiring great-full experience in that sector. In the following years, it assumed dimensions & international acknowledgements in a wide operation sectors, in particular to the
customs/forwarding & shipping assistance of very important drilling & refinery petrol Companies, like Eni Group (Agip Spa), Montedison, Conoco, Lasmo, Elf and may others. Presently the firm is one of the top Agency in all South-East part of Sicily, in the first class Shipping and Forwarding Agency, thanks to the experience grown during the past years, and cooperation with
various important companies like EniChem (now Sindyal), Polimeri Europa, Agip Petroli, Montedipe, Dow Italia and many other.
Off-shore base and logistic facilities are available, with equipped wide covered and open areas for the stocking of cargo and/or various equipments, especially for international offshore drilling and completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells as well as related supports, management, and consulting services.
With the enhancing import & export activities in the whole Sicily region and, subsequently with the building of Pozzallo port, the most important event, by the good willing initiative of Rag. Rosario Salvo (General Manager – Shipping Manager) Dr. Luigi Mauceri Boccadifuoco (Forwarding Manager), transferring and applying all the “Know How” acquired by the
past years in the ports of Syracuse (S. Panagia Bay - M. di Melilli) and Augusta (Priolo), in the 1992 in Pozzallo born the Boccadifuoco Shipping & C. Srl.
The Boccadifuoco Shipping office is very close to the port area and the Operation Department which is a department responsible of shipping matters, achieve the best effort to solve and develop with their best efficiency any concerning matters with a qualified personnel, cooperating together with the Shipping Agent.
The firm wish to emphasize that our staffs gives to our customers various enhancing supports relating to their daily needs, thanks to the 40th years experiences grown necessary to face various forwarding & shipping matters. Shareholder value through safe, quality operations is at the core of all of the Company's activities.
ENI/AGIP previous drilling operation in the Sicily Channel the Boccadifuoco Shipping have act as Shipping Agent for the S/V approaching Pozzallo port, to load/unload equipments and provisions for the Drilling Platform either for the S/Vs.
Thanks to the engagement and conclusive strategies of the past, the Boccadifuoco Shipping has become a very important presence in every sector of Shipping & Forwarding Agency, achieving itself in our days as a solid, capable society opened to all challenges of the future.