The Chairman and Founder of PTML Terminal, Tin Can Island Port Complex, Mr. Adriano Geretto is dead.
Geretto, who was also the Chairman of Grimaldi Agency Nigeria Limited, reportedly died of heart attack on Sunday, May 20, 2018. He was aged 63 years.
The Managing Director of PTML, Ascanio Russo, confirmed Geretto’s death to SHIPS & PORTS DAILY weekend.
The PTML Chairman was said to have been ill since 2015 before passing away in Phuket, Thailand on Sunday.
Geretto was reportedly found in pain in his home in Thailand in the early hours of Tuesday.
“We are all saddened by this loss, which left us speechless. He was happy in Phuket, especially after the birth of his son. We trust that the body can arrive in our country (Italy) at most within a couple of days. It all depends on how the Italian embassy will move in Bangkok.
We hope to organize the funeral on the weekend, or at the latest by next Monday (today),” an Italian journal, la Nuova, quoted his cousin Sandro Geretto as saying.
His remains will be laid to rest today in Italy after a lying in state at the Church of Santo Stefano, San Stino di Livenza, Venice, Italy.
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