First UK Drydockings for Italy's Grimaldi

Thursday, November 01, 2001
A&P Southampton has drydocked three RoRo vessels from Italian shipping company - Grimaldi Group in the King George V drydock this summer. This is the first time Grimaldi has drydocked in the UK. The first ship to arrive was the 25,450 dwt the Repubblica di Amalfi. Following a successful refit, A&P were subsequently awarded the 18,427 dwt Grande Mediterraneo and 19,287 dwt Repubblica di Roma.

A&P Southampton Managing Director, Mike Smith is very pleased that once again the yard’s management team and employees have demonstrated that by providing a tailor made service that meets the owner’s strict requirements in terms of programme, quality and cost, this repeat business has been won against tough international competition.

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