Genoa - Amico&Co shipyard in Genoa has obtained Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status, granted by the Italian Central Customs Agency, the first shipyard in Italy and one of the first shipyards in the megayacht refit sector to do so. AEO status is an internationally recognised quality mark, indicating that a company has a safe and trustworthy role in the international supply chain and that its customs controls and procedures are efficient and compliant, assuring the security of data and goods. Amico&Co clients can thus rest assured that they are in the best of hands as regards customs simplification, security and safety.
What is AEO certification
The international symbol AEO certifies that a company’s role is secure, regarding tax and customs compliance and that therefore its working procedures and checks comply with European Union customs regulations. Amico&Co has been classified as an AEOF or Authorized Economic Operator – Full, which includes both AEOC & AEOS certification. Specifically regarding customs simplification, AEOC status is issued to businesses that fulfil specific criteria of having good tax and customs compliance history, good commercial and transport recordkeeping standards, financial solvency and professional qualifications, demonstrating that they possess practical standards of competence in the activity they’re involved in. AEOS status regards security and safety and indicates a business which dedicated particular attention to having appropriate security and safety measures.
Amico&Co is a superyacht refit centre with unlimited capability facilities and in-house workshops, with 26 years of established and growing reputation in the superyacht refit and repair field. Amico&Co is one of the leaders in the global ranking in terms of turnover of shipyards that deal exclusively in superyacht refitting. Docking is provided by 4 dry-docks up to 170m LOA, 3 of which under direct management, including two 102m and 90m state-of-the-art sheltered graving dry-docks with 31m air draft, 12 on-hard covered refit and repair areas, two 320t and 835t travel lifts and >500m of linear docking space, offering a total of 8 berths for yachts over 80m in the technical marina. Newly built inside the yard is a keel pit for sailing/racing yachts with mobile keels. Crews are well catered for with a multilingual concierge service for accommodation, transport, food and other requests and the yard is just minutes from central Genoa, a lively metropolis perfectly located for crews with an international airport and connections to Milan, Tuscany, and all the major Italian cities and nearby ski resorts.