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Spirit of Tasmania III - IMO 9086590

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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:6.1 m

Additional Information
Home port:Genova
Class society:Registro Italiano Navale
Build year:1995
AIS Information
Last known position:
43°6’56.98” N, 5°55’46.37” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 357° (177°)
Location:Fr Tln
Arrival:30th Nov 2021
05:40:59 UTC
Last update:
4 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 December 24th, 08:55:08 UTCItvdl
2018 September 11th, 17:55:38 UTCFr Nce
2018 September 11th, 04:45:50 UTCFr Nce
2018 September 10th, 04:00:05 UTCFr Pvo
2018 September 9th, 06:15:47 UTCFr Bia
2018 September 8th, 17:55:05 UTCFr Nce
2018 September 8th, 11:30:21 UTCFr Bia
2018 September 8th, 05:00:10 UTCFr Nce
2018 August 29th, 15:45:14 UTCFr Tln
2018 August 28th, 05:00:45 UTCFr Aja
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Hamstercage on Sep 30, 2012 08:40 (9 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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