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IFPete

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #30 on: December 29, 2017, 10:15:44 AM »
That might make sense.

giftgrub

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #31 on: December 29, 2017, 10:59:30 AM »
Some nice images of Westpac Express here

https://www.maatsuyker.com/westpacexpress


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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #32 on: December 30, 2017, 11:50:06 AM »
Next stop Liverpool apparently, possibly going to CL for drydocking alongside one of the fleet regulars.

http://www.puentedemando.com/en-algeciras-a-la-espera-de-que-amaine-el-temporal/


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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #33 on: January 02, 2018, 09:37:56 PM »
On the move again, next stop Lisboa, Portugal.

IFPete

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #34 on: January 03, 2018, 06:47:05 PM »
Westpac Express now in Lisbon,

Strong indications are its going to be upgraded by Cammell Laird in Birkenhead.
« Last Edit: January 03, 2018, 07:10:39 PM by IFPete »

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #35 on: January 08, 2018, 09:15:32 PM »
Westpack Express en route to Bilbao

Davy Jones

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2018, 09:59:40 PM »
In Bilbao at the moment.

Are all these stops just for bunkers? I don't suppose she would have very big tanks.

If she is coming to work locally, is it likely she will get a new name? I'm sure port of registry will get changed.

giftgrub

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2018, 08:51:31 PM »
Due in Belfast next week, going to be drydocked in H&W according to reports on the Facebook (from sources who should know).

IFPete

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2018, 09:20:15 PM »
She has been sheltering from the storms. Yesterday she was doing 31 knots along the north spanish coast,

ferryfan

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #39 on: January 13, 2018, 02:41:56 PM »
She arrived in Brest yesterday afternoon. Destination on AIS  now is Holyhead due to arrive there at 05.30 on monday morning.

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #40 on: January 13, 2018, 03:35:11 PM »
Possible berthing trials on the way north??

ferryfan

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #41 on: January 13, 2018, 10:25:20 PM »
revised arrival 0700 Sunday 14th Jan

giftgrub

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #42 on: January 14, 2018, 12:49:24 PM »
Was in Holyhead early this morning for berthing trails, next stop Belfast.

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #43 on: January 14, 2018, 03:49:02 PM »
Has arrived in Belfast, alongside ship repair quay at Harland & Wolff, first Irish Ferries vessel to go to Belfast in a good few years.

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Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea?
« Reply #44 on: January 15, 2018, 10:41:07 AM »
Is it likely that the Swift will join her in dry dock in Belfast?