Back in 1947, a success story began in the port of Genoa.
Ottavio Novella (the founder) perceived by intuition that the evolution of marine engines feeding will soon have lead from coal to fuel. So, when this shifting took place, his company found itself a step forward from competitors.
Our business evolved towards the provision of Shipmanagement services, with a progressive dismission of the Owned tonnage and the integration of original services with the provisioning of administrative, technical, operational and advisory support to their subsidiaries.
Technical services - Newbuilding consultancy, shipyard follow-up, technical surveys of vessels;
Full Management of Safety and Security with our DOC and expert superintendents;
Manning services – seafarer research, recruitment, classification; crew assistance, choice and turnover;
Administration services – administration, accounting, budgets.
OTTAVIO NOVELLA is also responsible for maintaining and storing EMSA's equipment and ensuring its readiness for mobilization 24/7 should an emergency occur. The service is primarily set-up for oil spill response operations within the Mediterranean Sea, and it includes the following specialized equipment systems: Fire Booms, Current Buster 6, Trawl Nets, RoBoom-RoSkim and Speed Sweep.