Schiaffino


Overview

Soc. d’Armement et de Navigation Charles Schiaffino (Schiaffino) were a French shipping company originally founded in 1874. The company entered the RoRo business in the 1970’s operating a freight service from Dover to Ostend. In October 1983 a new service was opened from Ramsgate to Ostend. In February 1984 Schiaffino transferred their operations from Dover to Ramsgate. In 1990 Schiaffino were acquired by the Ramsgate based operator Sally Line. This acquisition gave Sally Line a second route to expand its freight operations and the all important access to a Belgian port.

Schiaffino Archive

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MV Sally Eurobridge – Past and Present

MV Riverdance, ex Sally Eurobridge, Schiaffino – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1977 by Rickmers Werft, GmbH, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No. 389), for Oskar Wehr KG, Hamburg as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry.

MV Cotentin (1974) - Past and Present

MV Cotentin (1974) – Past and Present

MV Princess Carol, ex Angel Pearl, El Capitan, Romana I, Caribe Merchant, Miranda I, Cotentin, Saaletal, Thule – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1969 at Rickmers Rhederei GmbH, Rickmers Werft, Bremerhaven (Yard Number 359) for Transanglia Schiffahrts. GmbH (J.A. Reinecke), Hamburg.

MV Merchant Victor - Past and Present

MV Merchant Victor – Past and Present

MV Tiger A, ex Sevenhill, Moondance, Merchant Victor, Emadala – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1978 by Rickmers Werft, GmbH, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No. 395), for Emadala Shipping Co. Hamilton, Bermuda as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry

MV Fuldatal - Past and Present

MV Fuldatal – Past and Present

MV Nusa Mulia, ex Full, Fuldatal, Norcove, Falcon, Fuldatal – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1971 by Rickmers Werft, Bremerhaven, (Yard No 363) for J.A. Reinecke & Company, Germany as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry.

MV Picasso - Past and Present

MV Picasso – Past and Present

MV San Guillermo, ex Marino, Picasso, Poker, Beaverdale,Wuppertal, Canaima – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1977 by  Rickmers Werft, Bremerhaven, (Yard No 375) for J.A. Reinecke & Company, Germany as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry.