Viking Line has confirmed that it had agreed to sell the 1985-built ‘Mariella’ to Corsica Ferries for €19.6 mill.
The deal should be completed and the ship delivered this month.
Her sale is part of strengthening the company’s financial position.
The vessel’s book value as of 31st March, 2021 was €5.7 mill and the sale was carried out under a bareboat hire/purchase arrangement, Viking explained.
Corsica Ferries’ CEO Pierre Mattei, also confirmed the purchase on LinkedIn.
She is due to arrive at Savona at end of May and will start operations during the end of June.