Category Archives: AROSA LINE

SAILING ABOARD THE AROSA LINE in the 1950s. Students and immigrants to and from Europe…

Wonderful video of the Arosa Line… Cruise History: The Compañia Internacional Transportadora or Arosa Line was founded by Nicolo Rizzi. He was a Swiss/Italian financier. A little known shipping service – THE AROSA LINE – it provided Trans-Atlanitc service for immigrants, students and families seeking lower fares.  The company carried thousands of German and European immigrants to Canada and the ... Read More »

THE AROSA LINE – Immigrants and Students – Compañia Internacional Transportadora 1952-1958

Cruise History: The Compañia Internacional Transportadora or Arosa Line was founded by Nicolo Rizzi.  He was a Swiss/Italian financier.   A little known shipping service – THE AROSA LINE – it provided Trans-Atlanitc service for immigrants and students. The company was known as a Swiss organization – all the ships were registered in countries of convenience – such as Panama and ... Read More »