catania grimaldi lines


The Catania is a modern ship that is part of the Grimaldi Lines fleet. This ferry is equipped with all the essential comforts to spend a comfortable and pleasant crossing. It offers relaxing and well-furnished rooms and numerous services including the self-service that offers many dishes, the shop and the slot room where you can try your luck. In this page you can find the technical characteristics, the services on board and photographs of the interiors of the Catania ship.

Data sheet

Year of construction 2003
Length 186 meters
Width 26 meters
Gross tonnage 26.000 tons
Service speed 23 knots
Passengers 938
Cabins 91
Seats 62


Inside / outside cabins: spacious cabins with or without portholes, two lower and two upper beds accessible with a ladder. The cabins have a bathroom with shower, a desk with mirror, telephone and electrical plugs.

Superior cabins: very spacious cabins with portholes that can comfortably accommodate up to 4 people. They are equipped with double bed, living room, TV, mini fridge, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, desk with mirror, electric sockets.

Pet cabins: inside and outside cabins reserved for passengers with animals (maximum 2 animals per cabin). They have the same equipment as the standard cabins as well as a sanitizing mat and specific linen.

Disabled cabins: inside cabins with more space to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility. They can accommodate up to 3 people.

Restaurants and bars

Catania has a well-stocked self-service restaurant that offers dishes for all tastes with a large dining room that can accommodate many passengers. There are also two bars where you can enjoy drinks and snacks.

Pets on board

Animals are welcome on board Grimaldi Minoan Lines ships. Dogs and other four-legged friends can be accommodated in the dedicated outdoor area, in special PET cabins or in other types of cabins by purchasing the Welcome Dog Bag kit where applicable. Pets are not allowed in the common areas and lounges, but they are allowed on the external decks, where they can walk together with their owners. For more information please visit the pets on board section.

On board services

Shop, bar and lounges, self-service restaurant, children's play area, special cabins for the disabled, PET cabins, kennels.

Photo Gallery Catania


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