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Regarding the public tender launched for the subsidized Genova – Porto Torres link, both Tirrenia CIN and GNV had been excluded by the Italian transport ministry, while Grimaldi appealed to the Regional Administrative Court in Rome contesting some aspects of the procedure.
The tender will have to be relaunched, but the Onorato-controlled group has just announced that they (Moby and Tirrenia CIN) will operate the same line for the whole year with no need for public money.
On June 1, Grimaldi Euromed officially started the new Naples – Cagliari – Palermo link with ropax CORFU. This follows a public tender for the maritime continuity where Grimaldi Group emerged as the only interested player.
For Grimaldi Group this is the first line calling the port of Naples, in the city where the company is headquartered.
(CORFU completed her last sailing on Igoumenitsa – Ancona on May 30).
On the route Naples – Cagliari Moby – Cin will also be active with a new regular ro-ro cargo line.