In order to guarantee the implementation of international security regulations and to control Portofino cruise traffic, Marina di Portofino has a PFPS – Port Facility Security Plan – in compliance with SOLAS 74 –Chapter XI-2 and
ISPS Code “International Ships and Port Facilities Security Code”, approved by Genoa Port Authorities Maritime Compartment Admiral Inspector Vincenzo Melone –Decree n° 135/2015.
Inside the Harbour, there are: (1) 25 m ferry boat pier, (2) floating pontoons (12 m each) naturally conformed for ships tenders reception, (1) quay divided into 2 sides for more ship tenders.
Portofino is not a docking port. The current anchorage area is a rectangular area of 0.5 miles by 1 mile area at 60 to 85 meters deep and is set at 0.3 nm from shore.
Cruise ships drop anchor and use their tenders to take passengers ashore. From the tender boat station, it is just a few minutes walking to the center and the landmarks of the town.