Public tender launched for highspeed maritime link in the Strait of Messina

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  • Invitalia and the Italian transport ministry launched a new tender to award the highspeed maritime transport services in the Strait of Messina between the ports of Reggio Calabria and Messina.
  • Public subsidies are worth roughly EUR 35 million for five years.
  • Ships aged up to 30 years are accepted, capacity must be for 250 passengers and 28 knots is the requested speed.
  • Up to 16 round trips from Monday to Friday (6 in weekends)
  • Half an hour to cover 18.1 miles distance with hydrofoils or highspeed craft.