UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

The Grimaldi Group announced on Tuesday that its RoRo container vessel, Grande America, who caught fire the night of March 10/11 in the Bay of Biscay sunk Tuesday afternoon. “We are pleased to confirm that there …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Grimaldi Orders MAN B&W Two-Stroke Propulsion Engines/Turbocharger Package as Part of New Hybrid Generation

Grimaldi Orders MAN B&W Two-Stroke Propulsion Engines/Turbocharger Package as Part of New Hybrid Generation

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply 18 × MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 TIER II-compliant main engines for 9 × 7,800 lane-metre RoRo vessels intended for operation in the Mediterranean Sea. The …
Feb 12, 2019 /  Curious
Telespazio and Grimaldi Group signed contracts for the upgrade of satellite communications capacity on board Grimaldi vessels

Telespazio and Grimaldi Group signed contracts for the upgrade of satellite communications capacity on board Grimaldi vessels

Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), and the Grimaldi Group recently signed two contracts for the upgrade of the Neapolitan Shipping Group’s satellite communications capacity on its …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Three RoPax ships up for sale by Grimaldi and Adria Ferries

Three RoPax ships up for sale by Grimaldi and Adria Ferries

Three Italian-controlled ro-pax ships are being advertised by shipbroking companies as they have been put for sale by their respective owners Grimaldi Group and Adria Ferries. Caption: Ro-Ro Cargo Ship - Image …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Vessels
The Grande Torino delivered to the Grimaldi Group

The Grande Torino delivered to the Grimaldi Group

The Pure Car & Truck Carrier Grande Torino was delivered to the Grimaldi Group last 28th November at the Chinese shipyard of Yangfan, in Zhoushan. This is the first unit of a series of seven sister vessels ordered by …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has won a significant contract to deliver the propulsion system to nine vessels to be built by Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co in China for the Italian Grimaldi Group. The nine 238 meter long …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Curious
Grimaldi further boosts its freight services to Sardinia

Grimaldi further boosts its freight services to Sardinia

The Grimaldi Group boosts its freight services between Northern Italy and Sardinia with the introduction of a new line that will link Genoa to Porto Torres. The vessel deployed on the route will be the ro/pax Euroferry …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Curious
Kongsberg Maritime wins contracts for nine hybrid Ro-Ro vessels

Kongsberg Maritime wins contracts for nine hybrid Ro-Ro vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded significant contracts with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., China to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine (9) Roll on – Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group, …
Aug 20, 2018 /  Vessels
The Grimaldi Group will take advantage of Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber connectivity on five ACL vessels

The Grimaldi Group will take advantage of Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber connectivity on five ACL vessels

The Grimaldi Group, a long-time Alfa Laval PureSOx customer, has signed an agreement for PureSOx connectivity services on five vessels operated by Atlantic Container Line (ACL). The services will provide not only …
Jun 26, 2018 /  Curious
Grande Halifax – Grimaldi PCTC Named after Halifax

Grande Halifax – Grimaldi PCTC Named after Halifax

The Grimaldi Groups new Pure Car Truck Carrier  (PCTC) was christened last Wednesday (May16) at a ceremony at Autoport. The Grande Halifax was delivered earlier this year, and is named after the Port of …
May 21, 2018 /  Vessels