MS Seatruck Power

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Seatruck Power Maiden Voyage.jpg
The Seatruck Power's Maiden Voyage to Dublin from Liverpool
Career
Name: Seatruck Power
Owner: Seatruck Ferries
Operator: Seatruck Ferries
Port of registry: Isle of Man Douglas
Route: Liverpool - Dublin [1]
Builder: Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Flensburg, Germany
Yard number: 747
Laid down: 22 August 2011
Launched: 28 October 2011
Acquired: 3 February 2012
In service: 14 February 2012
Identification: IMO number: 9506215
General characteristics
Class & type: RoRo 2200
Tonnage: 18,920 GT
5,255 DWT
Length: 142 m (465 ft 11 in)
Beam: 25 m (82 ft 0 in)
Decks: 4
Installed power: 2 x MAN 7L48/60CR
Propulsion: Two shafts with propellers
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity: 2,166 lane metres
151 trailers [2]
12 passengers

MS Seatruck Power is a ro-ro ferry that entered service with Seatruck Ferries in February 2012.[3]

History[edit]

She is one of four ships built by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Germany. Seatruck Power is the second newbuild to be completed.

Seatruck Power was launched in October 2011 and was christened by Niamh McManus, the wife of Surefreight's Brian McManus. The ship was completed and handed over on 3 February 2012. Seatruck Power entered service on the Liverpool-Dublin route on 14 February 2012.

Description[edit]

Seatruck Power is one of four RoRo 2200 freight ferries, which are the largest ships in the Seatruck fleet. They are the largest ships to operate out of the port of Heysham.

The RoRo 2200 vessels have a freight capacity of 2,166 lane metres over four decks, carrying 151 trailers. Propulsion is provided by two MAN engines and twin screws.

Sister Vessels[edit]

Seatruck Performance

Seatruck Precision

Seatruck Progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ Article ""Seatruck Power" ... Ahead on the Irish Sea". Seatruck Ferries. October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ Article "Second of four RoRo ferries launched for Seatruck". Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG). October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Article ""Seatruck Power" ... Ahead on the Irish Sea". Seatruck Ferries. October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 

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