Marina di Stabia – Porto di Pompei Pioneers Clean Electric Boating in the Gulf of Naples
Naples, ITALY – 14th December 2023 –In a significant step towards promoting sustainable boating practices, Marina di Stabia (www.marinadistabia.it/) proudly announces its collaboration with Aqua superPower (www.aqua-superpower.com) to install the first marine fast charger in the Gulf of Naples. Embracing this pioneering technology marks Marina di Stabia as the foremost marina in the region dedicated to supporting eco-friendly electric boating initiatives.
Aqua superPower is the first company to design and develop a dedicated global marine fast charging network with technology, functionality and features tailored specifically for this sector. Marina di Stabia's strategic position within the Gulf of Naples fortifies Aqua's vision to extend its marine fast charging corridor seamlessly to the nearby Sorrento and Amalfi Peninsulas. Additionally, it aims to facilitate easy access to the islands of Capri, Ischia, and Procida, thereby enhancing connectivity and clean electric boating without range anxiety in the region.
Inaugurated in 2007, Marina di Stabia, located on the border between the city of Castellammare di Stabia and the renowned city of Pompei, has garnered worldwide acclaim for its state-of-the-art amenities and exceptional services. With a capacity of 789 berths and has an adjacent shipyard area equipped with a 220-ton travel lift, Marina di Stabia caters to a diverse array of vessels, including superyachts of up to 90 meters in length. The installation of the Aqua 75 marine supercharger underscores Marina di Stabia's commitment to environmental stewardship and aligns seamlessly with its overarching sustainability objectives.
"We are thrilled to lead the charge in embracing Aqua superPower's revolutionary marine fast charge network, positioning Marina di Stabia as a vanguard of sustainable boating practices in the Gulf of Naples," commented Salvatore La Mura, Marina Manager at Marina di Stabia. "Our decision to integrate this innovative technology reflects our steadfast dedication to environmental stewardship, ensuring that Marina di Stabia remains at the forefront of fostering a greener and more sustainable maritime landscape."
"We are delighted to welcome Marina di Stabia as the first Aqua network host in the Gulf of Naples, making them a trailblazer in promoting sustainable marina management practices in the region," remarked Giulia Mora, Business Development Manager Italy & DACH at Aqua superPower. "The installation of our new Aqua 75 marine fast charger amplifies Marina di Stabia’s reputation as a beacon of sustainability and sets a precedent for fostering a cleaner, more environmentally harmonious future for boaters and coastal communities alike.”
Aqua superPower’s mission is to reduce the impact of boating on the marine environment and to help marina owners with the switch to electric power as part of their decarbonisation efforts. The Aqua superPower network is accessible to Marina di Stabia electric boat users via the Aqua secure app or RFID card. The app enables users to view a map showing charger options and offering navigational aids to guide them to their chosen location.
The integration of Aqua superPower's marine fast charge network at Marina di Stabia represents a significant milestone in advancing clean electric boating throughout Southern Italy with critical charging infrastructure. This installation highlights Marina di Stabia’s standing as a leading advocate for sustainable maritime practices and paves the way for a greener, more environmentally conscious boating landscape.