Priano Marchelli core business

Logistics related to Marine Industry is certainly Priano Marchelli’s core business. We are leader in the Italian market and one of the most structured companies in this sector at an international level.

Since 1934 we have been working on assistance to Shipbuilding companies, Ship Management companies and Shipyards through Storage and consolidation services, any transport of spare parts and equipment for maintenance and repairing of commercial and international cruise ships. We design the best customized logistic solutions to meet shipowners’ different needs, as for both fleet ships and those located in international shipyards after dry docking operations for repairing, maintenance or refurbishment. We are also working on assistance to new new ship building.

Our staff is available on site to allow architects, engineers and designers to receive goods, which are ordered by technical offices, within deadlines expected. Goods are arranged and assembled as per initial schedule, so as to ensure delivery of the ship on time.

In particular, our services include:

  • Management and consolidation of purchase orders issued by departments (Technical, Hotel, Food & beverage, Casinos, Dealers) and addressed to working ships or those ships located in international shipyards for refurbishment or addressed to new constructions
  • Storage and consolidation of spare parts/perishable goods (see above)
  • Foreign, tax and national warehouses
  • Refrigerated warehouses
  • Experts in every type of customs procedure required by Marine Industry
  • Specialized staff for any type of transport: by air, railway, marine and land services
  • Complete assistance for from/to shipments with commercial coordination between suppliers and customers, as well as customized management of purchase orders
  • Special transport, oversize load and heavy lift
  • Renting of aircraft cargoes and or Full ships
  • Supply of any type of packaging, in compliance with international regulations in force, as well as fumigation where necessary
  • All-risk insurance on any type of service offered
  • Direct management of goods regulated or dangerous with dedicated and certified staff, homologated packaging, check and filling in of all documents in compliance with regulations in force
  • Sophisticated Warehouse management system, which adopts a RF, RFID and barcoding technology allowing a complete tracking of goods. Thanks to on-line picking service, shipowners can organize deliveries in real time, apart from different time zones
  • Reverse Logistics – landing of ships carrying goods to be forwarded to repairing offices and/or be scrapped and/or transferred to various hubs within the same port or different ports
  • Detailed analysis of transport costs and constant monitoring of work flows through appropriate statistics
  • Dedicated and specialized teams supporting new constructions and/or dry docks for repairing services, maintenance or refurbishment at the world’s main marine shipyards
  • Quick and accurate feedback for any type of request

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have more questions?

The mandate must be transmitted to the shipper in writing or by electronic means of communication. If it is only verbalized or by telephone, the sender is liable for risks relating to incorrect or incomplete information, whilst the shipper does not receive a written confirmation of the mandate.

The mandate must contain all the data necessary for its normal execution, such as notice of goods which are regulated (for example: dangerous goods) or otherwise require special treatment.

The content of documents attached to the mandate is not an integral part of it, unless explicitly declared by the sender.

Goods whose end-use is uncertain, high-duty goods and fixed quota goods may be temporarily stored without being cleared through customs or taxed.

A free zone may be used for this purpose. The free customs zone is managed by private entities, are of public nature and are accessible to any interested party.

With customs authorization, goods can be subject to certain manipulations; for goods in transit (reshipment in the EU) limitative provisions apply.

Delivery terms can only be guaranteed in written form. It must indicate at least the last delivery date and the related commission surcharge.

If the sender must not be informed of the actual destination of the goods, or if the recipient does not need to know the origin, this must be expressly stated in writing to the shipper.

If the recipient orders the shipper to ship the goods to a third party, the shipper will not reveal to the third party the name of the first sender or the origin of the goods, even without a particular request to do so. However, the shipper will remove the label of origin only upon written request.

The shipper provides transport insurance only upon the express written request of the sender. Its function is limited to procuring the appropriate transport insurance.

If the charge generically requires the stipulation of a transport insurance, the shipper stipulates an against all risks insurance. If this is not possible or if there is lack of clarity on the extent of coverage, the shipper will clarify this point with the sender.


We work with the world’s largest companies providing a full range of transport services and customizable logistics solutions, in order to ensure the best combination of quality products and satisfy every need expressed by our customers.


A long-standing experience in the global market and our widespread network of partners in ports and airports all over the world are the starting points for developing the innovation required by the sector.


Promptness and efficiency for any type of service are always guaranteed. From simple logistic operations and delivery by land to air, sea transports up to our special services. Our team supports the customer through continuous assistance, by sharing their passion to support their business.