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Corsica Linea Agrees Charter for Stena Superfast X Ferry

By ,   February 18, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

The cruiseferry company Corsica Linea signed a long-term charter deal for Stena Superfast X ship. The cruiseferry will be first drydock refitted (in March-April 2020), during which will be added 100+ additional cabins. Stena Superfast X will serve the routes linking Corsica Island with Marseille and North Africa. The ferry will be also renamed "A Nepita". 

Stena Superfast X ferry

The additional staterooms means that the cruise ship will be operated as a "night’ ferry". The vessel will be also reflagged to France and fitted with SOx scrubbers (air pollution control devices). The drydock will be in Greece.

Currently, the 2002-built ship has a max-capacity 1200 passengers and 500 cars, and operates on the Ireland-Wales ferry route Dublin-Holyhead (crossing time 3 hours).