The Grande America: Grimaldi Lines took too much acid

15 Mar 2019

The Grande America, press release n°4.

Inconsistencies. At his press conference on March 13th 2019, the Atlantic Maritime Prefect stated that, according to the list of hazardous materials communicated to his services by Grimaldi Lines, there were 100 tonnes of hydrochloric acid and 70 tonnes of sulphuric acid [Class 8, corrosive substances] on board.

In its first press release issued on March 14th 2019 from Naples, Grimaldi Lines stated that the loading of corrosive substances was banned on the Grande America.

Robin des Bois reiterates its request for the complete list of the Grande America‘s cargoes to be released (see “The sinking of Grande America“, March 12th 2019).


View previous press releases on the Grande America:
South of Brittany: Grande America ablaze. March 11, 2019
The sinking of Grande America. March 12, 2019
The Grande America in the spotlight. March 15, 2019





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