Naples-based Grimaldi Group introduced a brand new order signed with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (Ulsan) for six new G5 sequence ro/ro multipurpose vessels.
The funding exceeds $500m and deliveries are scheduled between the primary months of 2023 and the tip of 2024.
These vessels can have a capability of 4,700 linear meters of rolling freight, 2,500 CEU and a couple of,000 TEU. In comparison with the earlier G4-class vessels, the brand new models can have the identical capability for rolling freight whereas container capability will double.
“The brand new sequence of ro/ro multipurpose G5-class ships was designed to reply much more effectively to the demand for high quality transport companies on deep sea routes, reconciling the wants associated to worldwide freight site visitors with that of defending the surroundings” stated Gianluca
Grimaldi, president of the Italian delivery group.
The brand new models will exchange older ships which can have reached an age of 25 years, and be deployed to additional improve the standard of maritime transport companies supplied by Grimaldi Group between North Europe and West Africa, notably to Lagos (Nigeria).