January 23, 2020

Grendi Charters CLdN’s SEVERINE to Increase Capacity on Italy Mainland to Sardinia Route

As from mid-February, the Italian shipping company Grendi Trasporti Marittimi will deploy a second roro ship on the Marina di Carrara – Cagliari route also adding a third port of call in Sardinia.

Antonio Musso, CEO of Grendi, told Ferry Shipping News that the roro SEVERINE owned by Cobelfret will be chartered in for one year in order to increase frequency and capacity of the regular service between Italy mainland and Sardinia.

SEVERINE was built in 2012, can offer capacity for 1,760 lane metres. [link MarineTraffic]

The second port expected to be called by Grendi in Sardinia might be Porto Torres which is located in the north-west of the island.  In the full year 2019 on the Marina di Carrara – Cagliari regular link 67,435 TEU and 20,285 semi-trailers were transported.