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22 September 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 00:13 GMT+2

September 29, 2017

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the Neapolitan group Grimaldi will invest 60 million euros in order to lengthen two cruise ferry

Incrementeranno their ability to transport from 3.000 to 3.500
the Neapolitan shipowning group Grimaldi will invest 60 million euros in order to lengthen two ferries of the fleet. Emanuele Grimaldi has announced today, managing director of the partenopeo group, in the course of own speech of welcome to the participants to XXI the Euromed Convention From Land to Sea, organized event from the Grimaldi group that has the scope to promote the marine transport short European beam and its effects benefits in economic terms, environmental and social. Convention holds to Saint Teresa di Gallura with the participation of beyond 600 delegated from all Europe.

Announcing the future investments of the group, Grimaldi has remembered that the company in the last year has carried out the order for six greenship of last generation and has opzionato the construction of other four ships with the same characteristics. "These 10 new ships ro-ro, before which it will be delivered to us in 2020 - have explained Emanuele Grimaldi - the polluting emissions will reduce to zero when they are berthed in port, thanks to the innovative A batteries lithium".

Relatively to the units ro-pax of the fleet, Grimaldi has announced the lengthening of the two cruise ferry twin Cruise Rome and Cruise Barcelona, "than - it has explained - their ability to transport from 3.000 to 3.500 passengers will increase and that electrical workers will be supplied of four mega batteries who will enter in function during the pauses in the ports".

After the salute of welcome of Stefano Ilario Pisciottu, mayor of Saint Teresa di Gallura, and Emanuele Grimaldi, the intense activities of XXI the Euromed Convention is continued with the participations of Emanuele Grimaldi, of Christian Damsgaard, head of Naval Architecture, Knud E. Hansen. and of Dario Bocchetti, Energy Saving manager of Grimaldi Group, to which the first panel of the maritime summit "global Reaching to and regional sustainable transport by 2050" is followed, moderated from Alfons Guinier, former general secretary of the ECSA. Al debate has taken Patrick Verhoeven part, managing director of Policy and Strategy of IAPH, Mikael Makinen, president Marine of Rolls Royce, Peter Weiss, head of Supply chain management and Global SCM coordinator of Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, Ennio Cascetta, managing director of RAM - Net Mediterranean Freeways, Lorenzo Matacena, president of the Ambient Commission of Confitarma, and Emanuele Grimaldi.

Alle hours 12,00 is previewed the second round table, from the title "The conditions for to worldwide structural growth of italian economy", moderated from the director of the weekly magazine "Panorama", Giorgio Mulè, that it will see the participation of Massimo Deiana, president of the Authority of Harbour System of the Sea of Sardinia, Andrea Annunziata, president of the Authority of Harbour System of the Sea of Sicily Orientale, Vincenzo Boccia, president of Confindustria, Costantino Baldissara, Commercial, Logistics and Operations director of Grimaldi Group, and Guido Grimaldi Corporate Short Sea Shipping Commercial director and president Alis.

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