Construction begins on Spirit of Tasmania IV

Construction has begin on the first of the new TT-Line ferries, to be named Spirit of Tasmania IV with a steel cutting ceremony in Finland at Rauma Marine Constructions where representatives from TT-Line were in attendance. Some details have been released of the new vessels, including names: Spirit of Tasmania IV and Spirit of Tasmania V and livery

New Spirit of Tasmania IV & V will have a revised livery

Name: Spirit of Tasmania IV
Builder: Rauma Marine Constructions, Rauma Finland.
Year of build: 2023
Ship yard number: 6009
IMO Number: TBA
Call sign: TBA
Length: 212m.
Width: 31.00m.
Daft: TBA
GT / DWT. 48,000t / 6400t.
Main engines. Four Wärtsilä 9cyl
Power rating: 10,303 kW.
Gear ratio: 500/144 rpm.
Service speed: 26 knots
Passengers capacity: 301 cabins, 171 recliners.
1800 with deck passengers.
Cars: TBA
Trailer deck lane meters:TBA.
Total Lane meters: 3,700m

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Video of the cutting:

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