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Photographer:Tim Vogel [View profile]Title:COLOR FESTIVALAdded:Jan 22, 2008
Captured:March 01, 2000IMO:8306486Hits:10,342
Location:Hirtshals, Denmark
Photo Category: Ferries
March 2000 - incoming Hirtshals in stormy weather

COLOR FESTIVAL travels since 1994 on the route Hirtshals (North Denmark) and Oslo (Norway). She was built 1985 for Silja Line as SVEA and was renamed in 1992 to SILJA KARNEVAL after some major rebuildings. 1994 she was sold to Color Line. Her sistership is the SILJA FESTIVAL.
Vessel Identification
Name:Mega Smeralda
Former name(s):
- Color Festival (Until 2008 Jan)
- Silja Karneval (Until 1994 Apr)
- Svea (Until 1992)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:34,694 tons
Summer DWT:3,019 tons
Length:171 m
Beam:34 m
Draught:6.3 m

Additional Information
Home port:Genova
Class society:Registro Italiano Navale
Build year:1985
AIS Information
Last known position:
43°7’0.6” N, 5°56’1.2” E
Speed, course (heading):
0.1kts, 80° (175°)
Location:Fr Ajaccio
Arrival:11th Dec 2017
07:00:50 UTC
Last update:
4 hours 43 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 31st, 14:00:06 UTCGenova
2017 December 11th, 07:00:50 UTCFr Ajaccio
2017 December 10th, 07:00:02 UTCFr Toulon
2017 December 9th, 06:00:27 UTCFr Bastia
2017 December 7th, 06:00:33 UTCFr Ajaccio
2017 November 25th, 17:15:27 UTCFr Bastia
2017 November 25th, 11:30:34 UTCLivorno
2017 November 25th, 06:00:47 UTCFr Bastia
2017 November 24th, 06:00:55 UTCFr Toulon
2017 November 23rd, 06:00:29 UTCFr Ajaccio
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Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Oct 22, 2007 09:52 (10 years ago)
Excellent shot Tim. Pretty rough ride!

Tomas Angell-Jacobsen
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