All Grimaldi articles

  • Euromed Panel I
    Article

    European ro-ro providers to gain from Africa interest

    2018-10-09T13:02:42Z

    European ro-ro providers could benefit from fresh investment in Africa by Chinese and European automotive manufacturers, delegates at the Euro-Med convention, held by Grimaldi Group in the Greek capital of Athens at the beginning of October, were told. Chinese manufacturing investment in Africa, in particular, could provide a boost to ...

  • Emanuele Grimaldi
    Article

    Shipowners should be immune from fuel penalties, says Grimaldi

    2018-10-08T18:50:33Z

    Emanuele Grimaldi, the managing director of Italian shipping firm Grimaldi Group (pictured), has called for immunity from penalties for shipowners who find themselves in circumstances where it is impossible to comply with the forthcoming rules on maritime sulphur emissions. At the beginning of 2020 it will be compulsory under regulations ...

  • JinlingShipyard
    Article

    Grimaldi adds six hybrids to its fleet

    2018-05-02T10:06:07Z

    Shipper Grimaldi Group is to add six hybrid ro-ro vessels to enlarge and modernise its fleet. The order, valued at more than $400m, has been awarded to Chinese shipbuilder Jinling. The vessels, delivery of which is expected to start in 2020, will be able to transport more than 7,800 linear ...

  • 2018_01_08_PM_Cuxport_Frejya
    Article

    Trusting the market will stay afloat

    2018-04-26T09:42:00Z

    European vehicle-handling ports saw growth in vehicle vehicle volumes in 2017, however geo-political worries – not least Brexit – is causing concerns. Ports continue to invest but there are worries over future volumes and capacity levels. 

  • Jingling_shipyard
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    Jinling delivers latest car carrier to Grimaldi

    2018-01-16T17:23:27Z

    Shipbuilder Jinling has handed over pure car and truck carrier Grande Halifax to Grimaldi, the last of three vessels the Italian shipping line ordered from the Chinese company and which has been built at its Nanjing yard. The carrier will be deployed on the Mediterranean-North America weekly service operated ...

  • grande_baltimora-Grimaldi
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    Grimaldi buys out Marittima and takes direct control of Savona terminal

    2018-01-03T11:21:35Z

    Italian shipping line Grimaldi has bought out its agent at the port of Savona in Italy, Marittima Spedizioni, for an undisclosed sum. The move puts Grimaldi in direct control of Savona Auto Terminal at the port. A spokesperson for Grimaldi confirmed that the terminal had an area of 120,000 sq.m ...

  • Antwerp Euro Terminal - Port of Antwerp
    Article

    Moving with market currents

    2017-11-24T11:06:03Z

    Growing sales prompt rising shipments The first half of 2017 has seen a partial recovery in deep-sea shipments of new light vehicles. Management consultancy Maritime Strategies International (MSI) estimates that global shipments will be up around 3% during the first half of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. ...

  • Grande_Baltimora_Grimaldi
    Article

    Vehicle handling through Sagunto continues to surge

    2017-10-31T15:20:33Z

    Automotive traffic through the Spanish port of Sagunto, administered by Valenciaport, has continued to grow significantly so far this year. In the first three quarters of the year, the port handled 170,217 finished vehicles – up 28% over the corresponding period in 2016. While general cargo also grew by 24% ...

  • valencia06
    Article

    Ford to concentrate logistics activities at Valencia port

    2016-09-12T09:34:46Z

    Throughout the month of September this year, Valencia port authority is preparing an area on its north quay in preparation for Ford, which is to operate a own terminal area there. At present, Ford cars are handled in the area but as part of a concession held by Valencia Terminal ...