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Grimaldi preparing next generation of ships

Italy's Grimaldi Group is planning its next generation of ships of up to ten new vessels. This represents a billion euro investment, report several media.

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The next generation of ships is being developed by Italy's Grimaldo Group, which is preparing an investment of close to EUR 1 billion in as many as ten multipurpose and RoPax vessels, CEO Emanuele Grimaldi said at a conference in Athens last week, according to several media.

The final number of ships has yet to be settled, but the group has in recent years launched a fleet renewal, and in the coming years, the company will take delivery of 12 new eco-design ships for its fleet, which will help reduce emissions in ports by using lithium batteries, one of several solutions in the industry's efforts to reduce CO2 and sulfur emissions.

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