Marine Shore Assistance (already known as MSA) is a yacht agency based in Ancona (Italy).
MSA was born out as result of 16 years experience gained in the yachting business by its founder Gianluca Devicienti.
Under the mission “Effectiveness and Efficiency”, Marine Shore Assistance operate all over the Italian Adriatic coastline and Montenegro ensuring Dynamism, Expertise and fast solutions while offering first-class yacht services with reliability and good humor.
Services provided by MSA includes Clearance/Customs formalities, Port Booking, bunkering, Provisioning, VIP Services, Technical assistance, VISA service and Refitting.
Graduated at the nautical school of Brindisi, I embarked on the carrier of Italian Coast Guard Officer by attending the Italian Naval Accademy.After some years of service I decided to move into the yachting business by working at a leading shipping agency of Ancona, where I developed the yachting department. My experience matured over the years, helped me to become a registered ship's agent and ship's broker. In 2011 I was assigned to the role of Executive Director of Montenegro Shipping Agency, a yachting agency in Montenegro; in just two years of activity Montenegro Shipping Agency became a reference agency. In 2013 I decided to undertake the career of entrepreneur by forming my own company "Marine Shore Assistance”. MSA have been a new starting point in my life, a new challenge that I am fortunate to share with great people who day by day give their contribution for the success of the project.
Graduated journalism at the Faculty of Political Science in Podgorica, spent several years working for different Montenegrin media such as National Television, internet portals and newspapers. I also gained extensive experience working as a coordinator of Public Relations and event planner for two Cultural Centers. After PR and journalism I started my carrier in tourism , as operational manager of the touristic agency.
As a very sociable person, I like meeting new people all around the world, staying in contact with them, learning about their countries and cultures and in the same time discovering them our breathtaking beaches, crystal clear lakes, fast rivers and gorgeous mountains of beautiful country called Black Mountain - Montenegro. That kind of personal drive brings me to yachting industry in a first place. I must say I am an eternal enthusiast and always ready to jump into the new challenges, so 5 years ago I decided to follow my instincts in searching for something new and exciting and the answer was - Marine Shore Assistance! From that moment yachting assistance has become a great part of my life in general. I've learned that the key of success is a constant skill improvement and dedication, that's why we are working so hard to achieve the highest level of professionalism and to keep each of our clients genuinely happy to work with us.
The main reason I studied Maritime Nautical School is my great passion for the boats and I always knew my profession will be a strong bond of my education and love for the sea. Useful experience working as a yacht deckhand improve my knowledge and skills required for demanding yachting industry.
Being a persistent and 'always ready for action' person helped me in finding decisive solution for sometimes complicated and short notice tasks. Also my resourceful skills as well as a wide range of different contacts and subcontractors we established in a last several years made our job a lot easier, mostly without huge impediment. We are all trying to do our best firstly being available 24/7 for our clients and it's important to us that each of them get the best quality of service we can provide. For me personally, seeing a satisfied guests or a captain is the best reword for invested effort.
Deciding to continue my career in Marine Shore Assistance agency brings with it the best part - working in such a friendly and relaxing atmosphere of MSA Office! I can easily say that, at this point, we function like a small, united family.