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Photo Details
Photographer:Bob Prins [View profile]Title:FINNMARKENAdded:Mar 19, 2010
Photo Category: Ferries
Gross tonnage: 15,690 DWT: 945
Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Flag: Norway
Year of build: 2002

Inner Harbour, Port of Fremantle, Western Australia, 13 March 2010.
Vessel Identification
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:15,690 tons
Summer DWT:945 tons
Length:139 m
Beam:22 m
Draught:5.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Tromso
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2002
AIS Information
Last known position:
69°9’6.27” N, 17°50’14.86” E
Speed, course (heading):
14.6kts, 249° (247°)
Location:No Bergen
Arrival:30th May 2018
13:30:38 UTC
Last update:
30 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 May 14th, 08:00:06 UTCNo Kkn
2018 May 8th, 13:30:27 UTCNo Bergen
2018 May 3rd, 08:00:32 UTCNo Kirkenes
2018 April 27th, 13:30:40 UTCNo Bgo
2018 April 16th, 13:30:59 UTCNo Bgo
2018 April 16th, 13:30:50 UTCNo Bgo
2018 April 16th, 13:30:29 UTCNo Kirkenes
2018 April 11th, 08:00:45 UTCNo Kkn
2018 April 5th, 14:30:48 UTCNo Bgo
2018 March 31st, 09:00:40 UTCNo Kkn
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Photo Comments (1)

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Bob Prins on Mar 23, 2010 04:32 (8 years ago)
I was asked what the FINNMARKEN was doing in Western Australia.

Here is an explanation:-
"[i]Hurtigruten is saying farewell to FINNMARKEN -- at least for a year and a half. The expedition line has signed off on an 18-month charter, with an option for an 18-month extension.

The 15,530-ton, 639-passenger ship is being chartered to Boskalis Australia Pty Limited, a global provider of dredging and maritime infrastructure services. FINNMARKEN will provide marine construction support (carry supplies) on the Gorgon project in Western Australia, which involves the development of a natural gas plant[/i]".

This probably also explains why she does not sport the usual Hurtigruten hull colours.

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