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Naming ceremony for the Great Casablanca

Published on: 26 April 2024

Naming ceremony for the Great Casablanca











On 25 April, just a few days after the delivery of her sister ship Great Abidjan, another ceremony was held at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd shipyard in Ulsan (South Korea) for the naming of the Great Casablanca.

She is the fifth in the class of six innovative “G5” class multipurpose ro-ro vessels.

The “G5” class are capable of transporting 4,700 linear metres of rolling freight, 2,500 CEU (Car Equivalent Units) and 2,000 TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Units).  Allied with their sizable cargo intake, the “G5” class maintain Grimaldi Groups innovative approach to ecologically friendly shipping, each “G5”  offers a reduction of 43% compared to other Grimaldi multipurpose con-ro ships in CO2 emissions per tonne transported.

The Group look forward to the final delivery of the Great Casablanca and the final naming ceremony of the ‘Great Cotonou’ later this year.


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