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Spirit of Tasmania III - IMO 9086590

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Photo Details
Photographer:Glenn Towler [View profile]Title:Spirit of Tasmania IIIAdded:Aug 29, 2006
Location:Devonport, Australia
Photo Category: Ferries
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
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:6.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Genova
Class society:Registro Italiano Navale
Build year:1995
AIS Information
Last known position:
43°6’59.65” N, 5°55’54.1” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 313° (66°)
Location:Fr Bia
Arrival:15th Nov 2017
17:15:41 UTC
Last update:
33 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 November 15th, 17:15:41 UTCFr Bia
2017 November 15th, 11:30:10 UTCIt Liv
2017 November 13th, 17:15:35 UTCFr Bia
2017 November 11th, 06:00:08 UTCFr Aja
2017 November 5th, 12:05:06 UTCIt Liv
2017 November 4th, 07:00:59 UTCFr Bia
2017 November 2nd, 06:00:22 UTCItvdl
2017 November 1st, 06:00:13 UTCFr Bia
2017 October 31st, 16:00:41 UTCItvdl
2017 October 31st, 06:00:03 UTCFr Bia
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Hamstercage on Sep 30, 2012 08:40 (5 years ago)
SpOT III on her Tassie - Sydney run never enjoyed the commercial success of the shorter overnight crossing to Melbourne by SpOTs I & II. And dare I say it, she didn't have the pleasant lines of the other two...
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