As for the maritime continuity between the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura, in Sardinia, and Bonifacio, in Corsica, Regione Sardegna officially communicated the mandatory conditions for the ship to be deployed on the route.
The single ropax vessel must have at least 100 passengers and 170 lane metres capacity, speed exceeding 10 knots and fitted for mooring in both the mentioned ports. Maximum acceptable length is 75 metres and beam 14 metres.
The subsidized operator will be obliged for 6 years to guarantee 4 return trips per day, with 60 minutes time for every trip.
Tender price is EUR 13.5 million.