Accelleron signs Grandi Navi Veloci service agreement

2024-06-14T21:47:27+00:00 June 14th, 2024|Technology|

Turbocharger supplier, Accelleron has signed a turbo lifecycleCare service agreement with MSC subsidiary, Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV), which specialises in ferries.

The five-year agreement covers the maintenance and servicing of more than 100 turbochargers across GNV’s fleet of 28 ships.

Accelleron will provide comprehensive support, including spare parts and labour readiness, focused on maintaining turbochargers and thereby ensuring continued reliability for the ferries.

The agreement is tailored to deliver structured maintenance planning and financial predictability, providing GNV with the peace of mind that comes with expert service and support, the company said.

GNV CTO, Davide Orecchia, said: “We firmly believe that having a reliable partner like Accelleron to maintain and service our turbochargers is crucial to our operations.

“This agreement gives us confidence that the turbochargers on our vessels will remain in excellent condition, allowing us to focus on providing exceptional service to our passengers and customers,” he said.

Turbo lifecycleCare agreements offer predictive budgeting and cost-saving efficiency for operators of Accelleron turbochargers.

They cover standard spare parts, wear and tear and labour, with Accelleron reducing operators’ risk and administrative burden by assuming responsibility for maintenance planning and scheduling.

All of the services are carried out by accredited Accelleron engineers using company spare parts, ensuring quality and speed of service.

GNV was founded in 1992 and is today part of the MSC Group. It operates 31 services between Sardinia, Sicily, Spain, France, Albania, Tunisia, Morocco and Malta.

Accelleron Italy Managing Director, Paolo Musso, added: “With this contract, we underscore our dedication to meeting customer needs through high-quality service and a structured approach to maintenance.

“Our team has worked closely with GNV to understand their requirements, and we believe this agreement reflects our commitment to excellence in the maritime industry,” he said.