Ferry Service – Grimaldi boosts its Italy-Greece connections – 05.06.2020

The Grimaldi Group announced the enhancement of its maritime connections between Italy and Greece. Starting from the 11th June, the ropax vessel VENEZIA will be deployed on the Venice-Igoumenitsa-Patras line, guaranteeing an increased transport capacity for both freight and passengers between the two countries.

VENEZIA flying the Italian flag (ITA), has a carrying capacity of 2,250 linear meters, equivalent to around 130 trucks, with 1,000 passenger capacity and 200 cars. With 96 internal and external cabins,147 reclining seats, as well as a self-service restaurant and two bars.

The Venice-Igoumenitsa-Patras ropax service will have a biweekly frequency, departing every Wednesday and Saturday from Venice and sailing on Monday and Thursday from Patras and on Tuesday and Friday from Igoumenitsa to Italy.

With the introduction of the VENEZIA, there will be a total of 7 ropax units deployed by the Grimaldi Group between Italy and Greece, offering an extremely high transport capacity and guaranteeing the best standards of comfort
on board, safety and energy efficiency.

With this enhancement, the Grimaldi Group confirms its leadership in freight and passenger transport on the Adriatic routes between Italy and Greece, where it is active with the Grimaldi Lines and Minoan Lines brands. In fact, the Group offers an extended network of maritime connections between the two shores of the Adriatic, from the cities of Venice, Ancona, Bari, Brindisi to the Greek ports of Igoumenitsa, Corfu and Patras.

All images of EUROCARGO NAPOLI goes back to December 2008.

Grimaldi is represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd – www.sullivanmaritime.com

Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com

Published – Wednesday 10th June, 2020