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  • 2020 December 25 16:05

    Kvarken Link sells the ferry M/S Wasa Express to UME Shipping

    On 16th December 2020, the Vaasa based Finnish/Swedish shipowner Kvarken Link entered into an agreement with UME Shipping LLC, United Arab Emirates, to sell the M/S Wasa Express on private terms, the company said in its release. Kvarken Link is presently building the M/S Aurora Botnia replacing the Wasa Express in May 2021. M/S Wasa Express will be delivered to UME shipping in direct continuation after the new ferry Aurora Botnia has entered into service on the route between Vaasa in Finland and Umeå in Sweden. Wasa Express will enter UME Shipping’s services in the Red Sea.

    M/S WASA EXPRESS
    IMO 8000226
    Built 1981 by OY Wärtsilä AB, Helsinki, Finland.
    PRINCIPAL DIMENSION
    Length Overall 140,8 m
    Breadth overall 24,50 m
    Deadweight 2,501 tons
    Gross tonnage 17,053
    Net tonnage 5195
    Passenger and crew capacity
    No. of persons onboard Crew 65 PAX 915

    Owned by Kvarken Link Oy, Wasaline is the northernmost shipping company that transports passengers and cargo daily between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden. Wasaline’s new vessel, under construction at Rauma Marine Constructions, Finland, will be delivered in April 2021.

    United Marine Egypt s.a.e (UME) is a highly pro-active and dynamic company involved in business development for ship management – chartering – brokerage and earns a reputation of professionalism, competence and excellence of services.




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