Work during Covid-19 – GNV Splendid

GNV Splendid - from ferry to hospital in 7 days

Artigo donates rubber floorings to convert the ship in record time

Amidst all the difficulties and setbacks of the Coronavirus emergency, Artigo does its best to stay true to its mission and values: primarily, providing safe and hygienic rubber floors for medical facilities.

Case in point, Artigo recently donated more than 500 sqm of its rubber floorings for an incredible operation masterminded by GNV that converted one of his ferries, the Splendid – currently docked in the port of Genova – into a recovering facility.

The operation is the result of the combined efforts of GNV, RINA, Liguria Health System and Protezione Civile. The Splendid can now provide accomodation in individual cabins for up to 25 patients that, past the acute phase of the Coronavirus infection, need to continue their recovery in an isolated and monitored environment.

The transformation was done in record time:  just 7 days, thanks to a pool of Italian companies – Artigo among them – that donated their unique know-how, skills and technologies.

The potential of this project is simply outstanding: the Splendid could be transformed into a full-fledged hospital in a very short amount of time.

Artigo rubber floorings replaced the existing carpets, providing a perfectly safe, bacterio-static, hygienic and easy-to-clean surface.