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Photo Details
Photographer:simonwp [View profile]Title:Silja KarnevalAdded:Nov 07, 2018
Captured:April 01, 1993IMO:8306486Hits:246
Location:Stockholm, Sweden
Photo Category: Ferries
Description:
departing Stockholm

(Scanned slide)
Vessel Identification
Name:Mega Smeralda
IMO:8306486
Flag:Italy
MMSI:247228600
Callsign:ICIU
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

Additional Information
Home port:Genova
Class society:Registro Italiano Navale
Build year:1985
AIS Information
Last known position:
43°6’58.2” N, 5°55’49.2” E
Status:Moored
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 194° (247°)
Destination:
Location:Fr Toulon
Arrival:12th Nov 2018
06:00:05 UTC
Last update:
2 hours 51 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 9th, 05:00:13 UTCFr Toulon
2018 September 8th, 16:35:28 UTCFr Bastia
2018 September 3rd, 05:00:01 UTCFr Toulon
2018 September 1st, 05:00:31 UTCFr Bastia
2018 August 31st, 05:00:34 UTCFr Toulon
2018 August 29th, 17:30:40 UTCFr Bastia
2018 August 29th, 12:45:57 UTCLivorno
2018 August 29th, 07:45:53 UTCFr Bastia
2018 August 28th, 12:15:08 UTCIle Rousse
2018 August 25th, 22:45:14 UTCIle Rousse
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Photo Comments (3)

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Joonas Kortelainen on Nov 08, 2018 21:32 (5 days ago)
Well should we say very contemporary at that time. Viking's swedish owner Slite had their fantastic Athena and Kalypso on the same market at that time, only some years after the delivery of these remarkable pair of ferries. But they were deemed too conservative with 80's style fine-dining and traditional dance orchestra setups, thus in order to match the competition this party-boat move was made. Sadly, in a way, I too prefer the original livery or even the short-lived Serenade livery 1990-92 although being a bit pale. But that refurbishment quite early in their lives must have had a positive impact on them actually being employed more than three decades now for various owners and routes.
Clive Harvey on Nov 08, 2018 21:26 (5 days ago)
Hideous livery....!
Joonas Kortelainen on Nov 08, 2018 21:19 (5 days ago)
Marvellous shot from a famous angle but very rare to see nowadays on this one, great catch, Simon!
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