The Marques de Comillas was for some time the only ship owned by Trasatlántica, tough was renamed Canarias in the year 2000. She had a sister ship called Fernando M Pereda, owned by Naviera del Odiel, both built by Barreras, at Vigo.
Both were servicing the line Italy - peninsular Spain - Canary Islands.
This Trasatántica advertisment showed the new ship
In this photo is at Algeciras already named Canarias. She was built in 1998 at Vigo. Her length is 149.2 meters; her beam 23.0 and her maximum draft 8.5. Her dead weight is 14,035 MT. Her Burmeister & Wain engine gives her about 18 knots. She has capacity for 977 containers.
In April 2005 has been renamed Canaria, as can be seen in this photo taken also at Algeciras. She was bought, together with her sister ship, by a German shipping company.
Both continued operated and crewed by Odiel-Trasatlántica, until two new vessels on building by Barreras (Vigo) were delivered to these last two shipping companies. Afterwards they were operated by the German company, this vessel being renamed as Manarias.