On 7 December 2022 Tallink Superfast Ltd, a subsidiary of AS Tallink Grupp, took delivery of the new fast passenger ferry Mystar from Rauma Marine Constructions Oy, Finland.

The 212m Mystar has a capacity for 2,800 passengers and a car deck for up to 750 passenger vehicles.

The cost of the ship is around EUR 250 million and the purchase has been financed with a loan of EUR 196.3 million from KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH Ltd, the credit is guaranteed by Finnish Export Credit Agency Finnvera Oyj.

The long-term loan was drawn down at the delivery, the maturity of the loan is 12 years and bears a fixed interest rate.

Mystar is co-financed by European Union, the Connecting Europe Facility, Transport – Motorways of the Sea. Mystar started operating on 13 December 2022.

Photo by John Pagni

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