Built 2008, Fincantieri Ancona, Italy
Tonnage 36 400 GT
Length 175,10 m
Width 27,60 m
Draugth 7,00 m
Ice class 1A
2 080 passengers
1 930 lanemeters
4 Wärtsilä diesels, combined 50 400 kW
2 bow thrusters
Speed 27,5 knots
Yes, another Superstar entry. Bear with me, I promise you'll find these photos interesting.
Last August I spent quite a lot of time looking though the website of the fabulous Søren Lund Hviid (paxpix.dk) and inspired by his work I decided to try a less ship-documenting and more atmospheric approach. Sisä-Hattu, which I have visited quite often recently for ship photographing purposes proved quite ideal for this as the island has very nice vegetation and neat rocky shores. And the Superstar was a more than suitable test subject, as if the pics of her turned out to be rubbish it wouldn't be much of a loss. But I'll let you judge for yourself if this was the case or not.
Superstar departing Helsinki West Harbour on 3 August 2011. Click on the individual images to see in larger size.
|Superstar from between the trees. I didn't notice them when photographing, but there were a lot of small insects haging arund between the trees that make the image look a bit dirty, particular in the higher resolution.|
|This one doesn't really need a caption, does it?|