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Photographer:Glenn Towler [View profile]Title:Spirit of Tasmania IIIAdded:Aug 29, 2006
Captured:IMO:9086590Hits:759
Location:Devonport, Australia
Photo Category: Ferries
Description:
Shot taken on 28/08/06  Ex:superfast II

Seen here arriving in her home port of Devonport in Northwestern Tasmanian, Australia for the last time.  The ship has been operating a service between Devonport and Sydney for the past 2 years at a huge loss and the Tasmanian Goverment owned TT Line decided they could not justify this loss making service any longer.

The ship has been sold to Corsica Ferries and will be renamed Mega Express IV.

Vessel Identification
Name:Mega Express Four
IMO:9086590
Flag:Italy
MMSI:247178700
Callsign:ICAI
Former name(s):
- Spirit Of Tasmania Iii (Until 2006 Sep)
- Superfast Ii (Until 2003 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:25,710 tons
Summer DWT:4,855 tons
Length:174 m
Beam:24 m
Draught:6 m

Additional Information
Home port:Genova
Class society:Registro Italiano Navale
Build year:1995
AIS Information
Last known position:
43°12’5.01” N, 9°0’29.72” E
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
23.9kts, 293° (291°)
Destination:
Location:Nice
Arrival:24th May 2017
11:30:17 UTC
Last update:
18 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 May 24th, 11:30:17 UTCNice
2017 May 22nd, 16:55:42 UTCBastia
2017 May 22nd, 10:30:45 UTCNice
2017 May 19th, 05:00:21 UTCTolone
2017 May 17th, 05:00:06 UTCNice
2017 May 16th, 04:00:59 UTCPorto Vecchio
2017 May 15th, 17:45:41 UTCNice
2017 May 13th, 04:00:03 UTCPorto Torres
2017 May 2nd, 04:00:19 UTCPorto Torres
2017 April 29th, 12:30:33 UTCIle Rousse
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Ben on Aug 29, 2006 11:57 (10 years ago)
Great shot! :-D
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