Moby-Tirrenia Moving RoRo Tonnage To The Italy-Sardinia Routes

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Tirrenia Cin has positioned some of its most modern and high-capacity roro vessels on the routes linking Italy mainland with the ports of Olbia and Cagliari (Sardinia).

As from this week (week 10, 2021) the ships MARIA GRAZIA ONORATO, ALF POLLAK, ELIANA MARINO and GIUSEPPE LUCCHESI are all deployed on the lines connecting Cagliari, Olbia, Livorno and Genova.

This reshuffle was possible after closing the maritime links Ravenna – Brindisi – Catania and Genova – Livorno – Catania – Malta.

Grendi Found A Second RoRo Ship To Increase Frequency And Capacity On Carrara – Cagliari

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Genoa-based Grendi Trasporti Marittimi says it has found the second roro ship it was looking for.
It is needed to increase capacity and frequency of the regular line operated between the Tuscan port of Marina di Carrara and Cagliari, in Sardinia.

“Today we are offering three sailings per week. We want to increase the frequency by up to four or five round trips chartering-in a second vessel,” said Costanza Musso, CEO of the group together with her brother Antonio Musso.
The latter added: “We have just found a roro controlled by North European interests with a 1,750 lane metre capacity and a speed of 17 knots. It will be deployed from February. I cannot disclose the name of the vessel since some details of the one-year charter contract still have to be finalised.”
Antonio Musso further stated: “Thanks to this second unit, our roro service will become daily.”

Grendi’s annual turnover, coming also from logistics and land transport activities, is roughly EUR 45 million, with a 20% increase registered in the last twelve months.

The shipping company controlled by the Musso family is active today with the 2018-built roro ship ROSA DEI VENTI (2,500 metres lane metres) long-term chartered from owner Giovanni Visentini Trasporti Fluviomarittimi.