Grimaldi

ConRo News – Grimaldi’s Hybrid RoRo ECO MALTA christened at Malta – 30.05.2022

The sixth ship from a class of twelve hybrid vessels of the innovative Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) class the ECO MALTA was christened at Grand Harbour while she was berthed at Laboratory Wharf during her second voyage to Malta. She was delivered last March and the 3rd GG5G vessel seen in Valletta, first one ECO LIVORNO on …

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Casualties – 4th body recovered from Ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA update no 1 – 24.02.2022

On Thursday 24th February, 2022 rescue crews have recovered a fourth body from the ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA that caught fire while sailing from Igoumenitsa, Greece to Brindisi, Italy last Friday 18th February. The body was found in the ship third garage, Greek Authorities said, bringing the total number of unaccounted passengers to seven. Earlier authorities …

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Casualties – Fire breaks out on ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA with 290 souls on board – 18.02.2022

On Friday 18th February, 2022 around 0224 UTC the 1995 built ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA with 239 passengers and 51 crew members while she was on her way to Brindisi Port from the Greek city of Igoumenitsa fire broke out near the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea. near the island of Corfu in the …

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Vehicle Carriers – ADIGE

One of the vehicle carriers owned by Grimaldi Lines was the 1976 built ADIGE. She was built in Japan by Honda Heavy Industries at Saiki as the general cargo ship BLUE PEGASUS with yard no 634 until a year later where she was converted into a car carrier and emerged as PEGASUS ACE trading until …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Ropax CRUISE BONARIA from 09.12 to 13.12.2021

The 21 year old lady CRUISE BONARIA called the third time in 2 years at Palumbo Malta Shipyard with this time entering Grand Harbour, Malta on Thursday 9th December at 1246 hrs coming from Livorno, Italy but she was anchored at Bunkering Area 3. There were several VHF Exchanges between Valletta VTS and the vessel’s …

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ConRo News – Grimaldi’s Hybrid RoRo ECO CATANIA at Malta – 26.07.2021

The Fifth ship from a class of twelve hybrid vessels of the innovative Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) class the ECO CATANIA entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call on Monday 26th July berthing at Laboratory Wharf. At 1930 hrs she was ready to shift to Palumbo Malta Shipyard floating at Dock no 6 to minor …

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ConRo News – Grimaldi’s Hybrid RoRo ECO LIVORNO at Malta – 30.04.2021

The third ship from a class of twelve hybrid vessels of the innovative Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) class the ECO LIVORNO entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call on Friday 30th April at 0652 hrs. On Monday 26th April, 2021 the ECO LIVORNO joined the two current vessels EUROCARGO MALTA and EUROCARGO VENEZIA on …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – 225m sisters CRUISE OLYMPIA and CRUISE EUROPA drydocked within a month – Feb/March 2021.

On the morning of Friday 5th February, 2021 the 2010 built 225metre ropax CRUISE OLYMPIA entered Grand Harbour, Malta bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyards for drydocking at Dock 6. The ship has a maximum capacity of 2,850 passengers and 963 cars (or 610 cars and 180 trucks/trailers). The vessel was operating on the Greece Italy …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Ropax FESTOS PALACE – 15.01.2021 – 19.02.2021

On Friday 15th January, 2021 the 2002 built 220 metres long ropax FESTOS PALACE entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0927 hrs coming from Piraeus, Greece bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd Dock 4. She was last here back to January 2019 as MYKONOS PALACE where scrubbers were installed while drydocked at Dock 6. In fact …

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ConRo News – Grimaldi Lines order 6 vessels from South Korea

Grimaldi Group announced a new order signed with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard at Ulsan, South Korea for six new G5 series roro multipurpose vessels. The investment exceeds $500m and deliveries are scheduled between the first months of 2023 and the end of 2024. Those vessels will have a capacity of 4,700 linear meters of rolling freight, …

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