Finnlines joins up with P&O for UK/Spain link

Grimaldi Group company Finnlines is offering a service for ro ro and containers between North Spain and the UK, connecting to and from P&O Ferries services at Zeebrugge. Finnlines is offering departures from Bilbao and Santander on Wednesday (the latter for self driving units) arriving in either Teesport or Tilbury the following Sunday – faster than road, rail or other sea alternatives, it says. The return service departs Teesport on Saturday, ... [+]

Grimaldi to open Sardinia link

Grimaldi is to introduce a new freight and passenger ro ro service from Livorno and Olbia in north eastern Sardinia from 11 January under the Motorways of the Sea scheme. The new route will be operated by the ro-pax vessel Zeus Palace offering 2,000 metres of freight space and will ... [+]

A Star is born

Grimaldi Group's ACL arm as taken of the Atlantic Star, the first of five new G4 con-ro vessels being built in China. She will join the transatlantic service in December, after being christened in Liverpool. The remaining four G4 vessels will be delivered during the first half of 2016. The G4s' innovative ... [+]

New ships for ACL by 2015

Grimaldi’s Atlantic Container Line has announced its long-anticipated retonnaging plans. It has signed a contract with a Chinese yard to build what it says will be the largest con-ro (container and ro ro) ships in the world. The ‘G4’ class ships will offer 3800teu of container capacity and a ro ... [+]

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