Update 11.11.2011
Current Name Nordlys
Classification Society Det Norske Veritas
IMO 9048914
Call Sign LHCW
Manager Hurtigruten ASA, Narvik, Norway
Owner Hurtigruten ASA, Narvik, Norway
Flag Norway
Port of Registry Tromsø
Type of Ship passenger ship with cabins / Ro-Ro cargo ship
Completion 1994
Shipyard Volkswerft Stralsund GmbH, Stralsund, Federal Republic of Germany
Building No. 102
GT 11.204
DWT [t] 860
Overall Length [m] 121,67
Registered Breadth [m] 19,20
Maximum Draught [m] 4,70
Propulsion [KW] 9.000
Propulsion [BHP] 12.236
Speed [Kn] 18,0
Capacity Passengers 691
Capacity Vehicles 50
Additional Information insulated cargo capacity: 888 m³, the given passenger capacity is the summary of 475 berths + day passengers. Following an explosion fire broke out in the engine-room Sept. 9th 2011 whilst off Ålesund. She was brought alongside and passengers plus non-essential crew were evacuated. A critical list developed, but the water was subsequently pumped out. Unfortunately two crew members were reported dead. Later she was towed to Sula for examination and repair.
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