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Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV)


Overview


Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) is an Italian shipping company based in Genoa, Italy that operates ferry services between mainland Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, France, Albania, Morocco and Tunisia. It is a subsidiary of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). GNV was created in 1992 by Aldo Grimaldi, initially as a subsidiary of the Grimaldi Group. In 2009, GNV became fully independent from the Grimaldi Group. In 2010 the company was acquired by the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC); in the same year, GNV was merged with Società Navigazione Alta Velocità (SNAV), also a subsidiary of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).

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