Spanish ferry company Baleària has decided to acquire Visemar One, a 2010-built RoRo/passenger vessel.
Baleària has invested EU€55 million (US$62.7 million) into the purchase of the 8,702dwt vessel.
The recent acquisition brings the number of ships owned by Baleària to 26.
Visemar One was launched by the company on the Barcelona-Palma route in 2011 and currently operates between València and Palma. With a length of 186.4 meters and a width of 25.6 meters, the ship is able to accommodate 600 passengers and carry 74 vehicles.
Baleària currently operates a total of 30 vessels, 26 of which are owned. The shipping company has also two LNG-powered ferries on order at Cantiere Navale Visentini in Italy and is studying two LNG projects.