mv Spirit of France     Dover to Calais

Passengers:  2000 Cars:  195 Freight:  180 Built:  2011 Speed:  22 knots


Shipyard STX Europe, Rauma, Finland
Yard Number 1368
Construction Time 15 Months
Build Cost Roughly 180m
Length Overall 213m
Width 31.4m
Draught 6.5m
Height from Keel to Funnel 39.6m
Gross Tonnage 47,592
Net Tonnage 14,277
Deadweight 9188
Speed 22.0kts
Main Engines 4 x 7600kW MAN 7L 48/60 Diesels
Auxiliary Engines 4 x 1424kW MAN Diesels
Propellors 2 x Man VBS controllable pitch Alpha 4 bladed
Stabalisers 2 x Blohm & Voss Retractable Fin
Fuel Capacity 1386t / 1487 m3
Fresh Water Capacity 740 m3
Bow Door (Main Deck) 9.6m x 5m
Bow Door (Upper Deck) 9.6m x 5m
Bow Door (Car Deck) 3.6m x 3.3m on the Port Side, 3m x 3.3m on the Starboard Side
Stern Door (Main Deck) 14.6m x 5m
Stern Door (Car Deck) 3.6m x 3.3m on the Port Side, 3.25m x 3.3m on the Starboard Side
Vehicles 200 Cars
Freight capacity 180 Vehicles inc Driving Cabs
Bow thrusters 3 x 3,000kW Wartsila
Passengers 2000
Crew 200 max
Lifesaving 6 x RFD Marin-Ark 430
Lifesaving 4 x Schat-Harding Rescue Boats (Stinger 630)
Lifesaving 8 x RFD 25 man self righting
Anchors Chongqing Xinye Marine Casting Co Ltd, 7425kg AC-14H.H.P Anchor head and Shank
Number of Decks 12
Flag United Kingdom
IMO Number 9533816