The final result of the auction of the CMV operated fleet is as follows, according to broker CW Kellock:
‘Marco Polo’ for $2.77 mill to undisclosed interests (pictured)
‘Magellan’ for $3.43 mill to interests connected with Seajets She left Tilbury on 11th November for Piraeus
‘Astor’ for $1.71 mill for scrap. She left Tilbury on 7th November for Aliaga
‘Columbus’ for $5.32 mill to interests connected with Seajets
‘Vasco da Gama’ for $10.19 mill to interests connected with Mystic Invest.
In addition, the 1994-built ‘Carnival Fascination’ has left the Carnival Cruise Line fleet and sailed from Cadiz, Spain, en route to new owners in Asia, according to several sources.
She is expected to become an accommodation ship in Asia.
‘Karnika’ was sold at auction ‘as is’ Mumbai to Indian breakers for $391 per ldt.
She was originally bought by Kalesh Cruises to operate cruises out of India but due to the pandemic, the company did not start operations.
Finally, the 1987-built ‘Grand Celebration’ has been sold for demolition ‘as is’ Bahamas to undisclosed breakers.