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Lerwick - Kirkwall - Aberdeen
 Picture: Departing Lerwick, Mark Wemyss
Type: Steel MV
Callsign: VSTY6
Built: 2002
Launched: 12/11/2001
Entered Service: 01/10/2002
Ordered By: NorthLink Ferries
Cost: 35.000.000
Registered: Kirkwall
Launched by: 
Named after: The old Norse name for Orkney
Length: 125m
Draught: 5.3m
Breadth: 19.5m
Gross tonnage: 11230
Passengers: 600
Cars: 125
Crew: 37
Lifeboats (Number of): 2
Builders: Aker Finnyards
Yard No: 439
Engine Builders: MAK
Machinery: Main: 4 x 5,400 kW (MaK6M43),500 rpm,total 21,600 kW Aux: 2 x 1,520 kW /1,805 kBA
Speed: 24 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 

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Heeling System: Fin stabilizers,one pair of anti-heeling tanks.
Cargo Equipment: Bow and stern doors for main deck and fixed ramp to lower hold
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