MSC completes deal for 49% of Messina Group and conro ship Jolly Titanio
Gianluigi Aponte’s Italian holding company Marinvest and Messina Group have formally signed an agreement which makes MSC the new owner of four ships and a minority stake in the Genoa-based shipping company. Aponte will invest €25m ($28.5m) for a 49% stake in the Ignazio Messina & C. group and a 52% stake in a new vehicle controlling four of Messina’s eight modern conro ships. The vessels are set to be 52% controlled by MSC are Jolly Diamante, Jolly Perla, Jolly Titanio and Jolly Cobalto.
World’s Largest Container Ro-Ro Vessel Celebrates Maiden Call At Khalifa Port
Abu Dhabi Terminals, manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), celebrated the maiden call of the world’s largest container Roll-On/Roll-Off (Con-Ro) vessel; Jolly Titanio owned by shipping line Messina Line. Captain Scotto Di Fasano Francesco was presented with the traditional port plaque associated with a maiden call in the presence of Abu Dhabi Terminals’ CEO, Mr. Martijn van de Linde, Captain Giordano Gelasini, Regional Director, Messina – Dubai and several representatives and guests of both companies. Jolly Titanio is 240 meters long by 37.50 meters wide with 6,350 meters of Ro-Ro cargo capacity designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks and trailers. Capable of carrying 3,900 TEU, it is the largest container Ro-Ro vessel to call in the UAE. The vessel will call at KPCT every fifteen days with a port rotation of Castellon-Genoa- Salerno- Aqaba-Port Sudan-Jeddah-Djibouti-Bandar Abbas-Jebel Ali-Abu Dhabi-Jubail-Djibouti-Jeddah-Misurata.Upload News