Sapphire Express Sold Back to Fjellstrand

2/9/2007 -- The 40M fast ferry Sapphire Express which had formerly been in the traffic of shuttling passenger to the Ocean Jewel before it was entangled in various legal trouble and eventually ended up in the possession of Tampa Shipyard, was sold back to the original builder, Fjellstrand A/S in Norway. Fjellstrand is going to totally refurbish the vessel and rebuild her up to today's Solas requirement for Fast Ferries.