April 18, 2019

Maurizio Aponte, cousin of Gianluigi Aponte and one of Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) top executives from the very beginning, is stepping down to focus on a Naples-based ferry company belonging to the family.

In a statement MSC reported Aponte will move on from his role as executive director Europe at the start of next month. “Maurizio has for decades been one of the key pillars in the development of MSC and his immense contribution is widely appreciated,” the statement read.

Aponte will head up Navigazione Libera del Golfo, a small ferry company active in the Gulf of Naples to Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi and Positano. Besides, since the 70’s NLG provided connection to Tremiti islands in the Adriatic sea.

As of today, the company’s fleet is composed by 10 monohulled hydro-propelled jets and 2 HSC catamarans.