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The port of Livorno looks out onto the North Tyrrhenian Sea and is located at 43°32’.6 North latitude and e 010°17’.8 longitude East in the North-west of Tuscany. It is mainly set back from the coastline where it is well protected from southerly and westerly winds.

The port of Livorno is classified as a Big Regional (first level port) along the Tyrrhenian corridor, by the Freight Leaders Club, and is a multipurpose port, namely it is equipped with infrastructures and equipment that can berth any vessel and handle any type of goods traffic (LO-LO, RO-RO, bulk solids and liquids, new cars, cruises, ferries, timber and timber derivatives, machinery etc.,). The infrastructures connect the port to the main national rail and road networks and the airports of Pisa and Florence. It is endowed with a large hinterland comprising Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, Umbria and the Marches, which have a wealth of enterprises and industries, all of which means that the Port of Livorno handles a large amount of traffic.