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Grimaldi Group

Naples-based Grimaldi Group is a fully integrated multinational logistics Group specialising in maritime transport of cars, rolling cargo, containers and passengers, and port terminal operations. It combines seven main shipping companies, including Atlantic Container Line (ACL), Malta Motorways of the Sea (MMS), Minoan Lines and Finnlines.

Bergé transports large sculptures of Eduardo Chillida to Spain

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) April 13, 2018 – Bergé was the company in charge of carrying out the maritime transport from the United States to Bilbao of...

Porto Torres call for resumption of direct Livorno port links

Porto Torres, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) April 2, 2018 – The municipal administration of Porto Torres has proposed a new shipping service (cargo and...

Grimaldi reorganises the staging area of ​​the trailers in Salerno

Salerno, Italy (Ports Europe) March 11, 2018 – The shipping group Grimaldi, in collaboration with Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno...

Finnlines launches Bilbao-Rosyth service

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) March 1, 2018 – Finnish shipping company Finnlines, a subsidiary of Italy’s Grimaldi Group, will launch a new sea...

Grimaldi to export Cygnus module for International Space Station from Savona port

Savona, Italy (Ports Europe) February 28, 2018 – Italian company Grimaldi Group plans to export the Cygnus module, destined to supply the International...

Grimaldi Group promotes Barcelona-Sardinia services at Fruit Logistica 2018

Cagliari, Italy (Ports Europe) February 14, 2018 – Grimaldi Group, through Grimaldi Lines and Finnlines, presented a complete logistic offer for fresh...

Port of Barcelona and Grimaldi will present offer for fresh produce at Fruit Logistica Berlin

Berlin, Germany (Ports Europe) January 29, 2018 – The Port of Barcelona and the shipping company Grimaldi Lines will jointly present their logistics...

Valencia port starts railway import service for new cars

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) January 2, 2018 – Valencia port started a railway import service of vehicles in December, when two convoys left the harbour to...

Grimaldi acquires Savona port terminal operator

Savona, Italy (PortSEurope) December 8, 2017 – Italian shipping company Grimaldi has acquired local company Marittima Spedizioni, active at Savona port since...

The TransLogMED project presented in Tangier Med

On 6th October Tangier Med hosted a conference called by the Escola Europea, under the title «Motorways of the Sea: new tools towards logistics development»....

Uljanik shipyard deliver last of 11 vessels to Grimaldi Group

Pula, Croatia (PortSEurope) November 5, 2017 – The Grande Colonia, the last in a string of 11 Pure Car Truck Carriers (PCTC) built by the Uljanik yard...

Attica to acquire HSW shares from Grimaldi

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) October 29, 2017 – Attica Holdings, a subsidiary of Marfin Investment Group (MIG), agreed to the acquisition of 48.53% of...

Groupe PSA exports first C3 Aircross cars through Vigo port

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) October 23, 2017 – French carmaker Groupe PSA has exported the first C3 Aircross car produced at the Opel factory in Zaragoza...

Grimaldi starts operating line connecting Sagunto port to USA

Sagunto, Spain (Ports Europe) October 11, 2017 – The car carrier “Grande Baltimora”, with a capacity to transport up to 6,700 Car Equivalent...

Attica said to be in talks with Grimaldi over HSW future

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) October 6, 2017 – Athens-based Attica Group S.A. and Grimaldi of Italy are allegedly in the initial stages of a...

Grimaldi Group to hire a further 500 staffers

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) October 6, 2017 – As part of a fleet upgrade, the Grimaldi Group has recently begun the process of selecting and recruiting...

Grimaldi wants to acquire Hellenic Seaways or sell its stake

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) October 2, 2017 – Naples-based Grimaldi has said it wants to either acquire a controlling share of Hellenic Seaways (HSW)...

International shippers visit 10 Downing Street

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) September 15, 2017 –  A delegation of leading figures from the shipping industry has visited Downing Street in...

Sagunto port’s traffic of new cars rises 31.5% y/y in Jan-July 2017

Sagunto, Spain (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Sagunto port handled a total of 144,489 new cars in the first seven months of 2017, up 31.5% on the year,...

Grimaldi group will present the case of Hellenic Seaways in Brussels

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) September 3, 2017 – The Italian shipping group Grimaldi Lines is preparing a complaint to be sent to the European...

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