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Friday, June 22, 2018

Messina Line News

Container Ship Strikes Genoa Control Tower; Seven Reported Dead

Jolly Nero (Photo: Ignazio Messina & C.)

Officials said seven are dead and two missing after the containership Jolly Nero crashed into a control tower in the Italian port of Genoa late Tuesday night. Rescue workers continue to search the rubble for survivors while divers scour the surrounding waters. The 240-meter ship collided with the 50-meter concrete and glass tower with approximately 13 people thought to be inside. The ship was exiting the port under tow of several tugboats and was on its way to Naples. The cause of the accident still remains unclear…

Kalmar RoRo forklifts for Messina Line

RoRo forklifts

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has clinched a further order to supply seven new Kalmar DCE330-RORO units to the leading Italian shipping firm Messina Line (Ignazio Messina & C S.p.a). The expansion of Messina's fleet has been made in preparation for larger vessels soon coming to their terminal in Genoa, Italy. The order has been booked into Cargotec's first quarter intake, and scheduled for delivery in the second. The Kalmar DCE330-RORO possesses a 33-tonne lifting capacity, free lift mast up to three metres high and 360° visibility…

Kalmar Forklifts to Move Cargo for Messina Line

Cargotec has announced an order to supply eight dual purpose Kalmar heavy forklifts to leading Italian shipping firm Messina Line (Ignazio Messina & C S.p.a). Messina Line, which operates out of the port of Genoa in Italy, has purchased the specially adapted Kalmar DCF 420 models to operate on four new ships which it is adding to its fleet. The first forklifts are scheduled for delivery in October 2011, with the remainder to follow in November. The deal is a result of extensive development work between Cargotec and Messina Line to produce a forklift that is equally at home in the restricted space on board the ships as it is handling and stacking containers in the terminal yard.

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