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Tilbury Welcomes the ‘Great Tema’ – Grimaldi newest vessel

Published on: 20 February 2024

Tilbury welcomed Grimaldi’s newest recruit on the 24th of February the ‘GREAT TEMA’ as part of her maiden Deepsea West African voyage.
Named after the city of Tema in Ghana, a port where the Grimaldi Group have a long history and a deeply embedded relationship, the third “G5”-class continues the groups drive to not only enhanced the existing RORO capacity but provide a major increase in Container capacity.

She joins her 2 sister ships Great Antwerp and Great Lagos, which were delivered to the Group in April and August 2023 respectively, she will serve the ports of Amsterdam, Hamburg, Tilbury, Casablanca, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Cotonou, Lagos, Tema and  Abidjan along with offering transhipment via Antwerp from Tilbury to the full range of Grimaldi Deep-sea ports.

The Great Tema like her sisters has a length of 250 metres, a beam of 38 metres and deadweight of 45,684 tonnes. She with her sisters provide continued evidence of the Grimaldi groups innovative approach to improving ecologically friendly shipping with their cutting-edge environmental technologies.

A further three sister vessels will be delivered during 2024 and deployed on the same Northern Europe and West Africa route.

Green technology maintaining Grimaldi’s position as one of the leaders Green Shipping.

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