A-Ships Management Opens Reservations for Summer 2021

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A-SHIPS Management has opened reservations for 2021 on the Brindisi – Corfu – Igoumenitsa line.

The Company also offers connections from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa in the winter, while in summer it offers direct trips to Corfu.

They annually offer up to 6 departures a week from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa and from 16/07/21 to 06/09/21 up to 3 departures a week from Brindisi to Corfu.

The New Sea-Cargo

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Sea-Cargo initiated major changes to the already well-established liner system in the North Sea. Since 2001, Sea-Cargo have offered seafreight between Western Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands and UK with its roro and general cargo vessels.

As of week 1, this will be extended to also include Sweden and Poland (Swinoujscie, Gothenburg and Lysekil) as part of a TOTAL reorganisation with NEW transport routes, DOUBLE capacity and a completely NEW FLEET adapted to a modern and future-oriented transport system – where all cargo will be handled with load carriers (cassettes).

The fleet also includes the SC CONNECTOR. This roro vessel has been rebuilt and equipped with rotor sails.

Grimaldi to Add a Port Call in Palermo on the Salerno-Cagliari Link

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The port authority of Palermo made public the choice of Grimaldi Lines to add a port call in Sicily in the Cagliari – Salerno maritime link currently covered with the ropax ferry VENEZIA.

Until last October this route was served by the Naples-based shipping company with roro ships but then announced an extension for the passenger traffic with the introduction of the ropax vessel capable of transporting up to 1,000 passengers and 2,500 lane metres.

The first call of VENEZIA in Palermo is expected on 16 January.

Photo: Grimaldi


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French Prime Minister Visits Toulon

During a visit to the French port of Toulon, PM Jean Castex signed an investment which includes EUR 1.7 million for the electrification of all berths.

Pierre Mattei, CEO of Corsica Ferries, was present too.

Photo: CCIduVar (via LinkedIn)