BC Ferries Restructures Its Financials

Thursday, March 30, 2000
As part of its financial restructuring package, Canadian-based BC Ferries will sell off its three PacifiCats ferries in order to remove its $1.1 billion debt. A decision was reached to write down the vessels by a total of $240 million. Catamaran Ferries International (CFI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of BC Ferries, will have its assets sold off later this year, proceeding the turning over of the third PacifiCat to its owner (BC Ferries). The company's board of directors suggested the sale of CFI's assets as the most cost-effective method of action.

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