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Blu Navy, increase in passengers
No one there to accept Genoa’s award

No one there to accept Genoa’s award

Palermo - “And the prize for best destination goes to.... Genoa!”The phrase should have been more or less that, when the representatives of CLIA, the cruise line association, read the name of the winner for “best destination” for cruises in Italy in the middle of the institutional dinner

Cruises rebound in 2018, but not in Genoa

Cruises rebound in 2018, but not in Genoa

Palermo - Cruise ships will sail again in Italy, and next year Italian ports should see increases in the number of passengers. But not all: numbers at Genoa will stay unchanged, and will be overtaken by Savona in the country’s ranking

Grimaldi acquires Finneagle from Finnlines

Grimaldi acquires Finneagle from Finnlines

Naples - The ship, a ro-pax built in 1999 with a freight capacity of 2500 linear metres, will be delivered to the Italian group by the end of the month. Finneagle has been chartered out to Grimaldi since June 2017.

RINA certifies first LNG cruise ship

RINA certifies first LNG cruise ship

Genova - The RINA Group will handle the certification of the “Costa Smeralda”,the new flagship of the Costa Crociere fleet which is under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. Massimo Volta,the company’s Operational Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, made the announcement

Venice ADSP: new studies for large cruise ships

Venice ADSP: new studies for large cruise ships

Venice - The Port System Authority of the Northern Adriatic Sea submitted a dossier containing all the studies and simulations prepared in recent months: “The analyses carried out show that there are solutions to resolve the age-old question of cruise ships in Venice, and they can be viable in a short time,”

Silversea and Fincantieri announce plans to lengthen Silver Spirit
Cruise ships in Venice, pressure on Rome

Cruise ships in Venice, pressure on Rome

Venice - The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA),whose power derives from the fact that it represents 95% of the companies in the cruise sector, is united behind the “Vittorio Emanuele III Canal” project as the solution to the five-year old problem of access to Venice for large cruise ships

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