The ferry MASSALIA was built by Dubigeon-Normandie S.A. in 1971 and delivered to Compagnie de Paquebots who put her on the route Marseille- Malaga-Casablanca and also cruises around the Mediterannean Sea including Malta.
Her imo was 7048219 with 142.24 metres as length overall weith a beam of 22.2 metres and draught of 5.5 metres.
Below is image of the vessel entering Valletta back to 80’s –
Photo by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use this image without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com