11 August 2010

Mariella, 15 February 2010


IMO 8320573
Built 1985, Wärtsilä Turku New Shipyard, Finland
Tonnage 37 860 GT
Length 175,70 m
Width 28,40 m
Draft 6,78 m
Ice class 1A Super
2 500 passengers
2 500 berths
400 cars
4 Wärtsilä diesels, combined 23 008 kW
2 propellers
2 bow thrusters
Speed 22 knots

Mariella arriving in Helsinki in heavy ice after an overnight crossing from Stockholm on 15 February 2010, photographed from onboard Silja Symphony. Click on the image(s) to view full size.

Pushing towards Kustaanmiekka, with Harmaja lighthouse in the background.
On Kruunuvuorenselkä, turning towards the South Harbour entrance.
Manoeuvring into quay in the South Harbour. This took some time for both ships, as they had to flush the quay clear of ice before they could berth.

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