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Grimaldi  has a number of these ROROs, or technically, CONROs.  I’ve seen Grande Gabon, Senegal, Marocco, and Guinea. Ones I haven’t seen include Grande Togo, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, and I could go on . . . and those are not in the order they appear along the West African coastline.   For some reason there’s no Grande Liberia or Mauretania, coastal countries.  I’m not surprised there’s no Grande Mali or Niger

Ava M. McAllister is providing the assist.

What I consider unusual about these Grimaldi vessels is


their use of exterior space to transport automobiles. 

You’d think they’d get salt spray where you don’t want it. 

All photos, WVD, who wonders

Maybe if this box-and-car-carrying vessel were lighter, it might be carrying seals in this manner.  Thx, Harry.


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