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Westpac Express for Irish Sea?(Read 23705 times)
Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #60 on: February 07, 2018, 10:26:32 am
she is marketed as Dublin Swift on the booking engines,

My money is on Jonathan Swift II



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #61 on: February 07, 2018, 08:14:49 pm
Jonathan Swift II sounds good. Whatever the name, I am looking forward to a trip across the Irish sea on her  ;)



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #62 on: February 08, 2018, 08:11:13 am
As someone has already posted, reflagged to Cyprus.  Matrix ship management also posted to Facebook that she passed a number of surveys as well.

Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

Flickr: www.flickr.com/tarbyonline



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #63 on: February 12, 2018, 11:40:46 pm
It appears that the Westpac Express was detained by authorities in Malta in December following a EU Port State Control inspection which found a number of deficienies including Safety Management Certificates and issues with Rescue Boats. She was held in Valetta from the 20th until the 23rd December.



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #64 on: March 07, 2018, 11:08:37 pm
Has now moved into drydock in Belfast.

We will hopefully have exterior shots of the new look when it's finished.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page linked from this site

http://www.matrixshipmanagement.com/

For up to date info





Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #65 on: March 08, 2018, 11:05:04 am
Confirmed Westpac Express renamed HSC Dublin Swift.



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #66 on: March 13, 2018, 04:04:42 pm
She has been renamed and reclassified as a Fast Craft. Looking forward to taking a spin on her next month.



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #67 on: April 01, 2018, 05:49:45 pm
she is now reclassified as a cargo vessel.

I guess this will change when she moves out of drydock.



Re: Westpac Express for Irish Sea? Reply #68 on: April 02, 2018, 08:42:46 pm
she is now reclassified as a cargo vessel.

I guess this will change when she moves out of drydock.
She'll only be going from DD to the ship repair quay anyway I'm told.
Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

Flickr: www.flickr.com/tarbyonline