M/F Wasa Express


RouteUmeå - Vaasa
IMO8000226
Building year1981 / 1997 / 2004
Building yardOY Wärtsilä AB, Helsingfors, Finland (#432)
OwnerNLC Ferry
OperatorWasaline
Length137,4 m / 140,80 m
Breadth22,61 m / 22,81 m
Draft5,75 m
GT9.120 / 17.046
Machinery4 * Wärtsilä 12V32 4SA
Speed17 (Max: 19,4) kn.
Number of passengers1.859 / 1.536
Number of beds72 / 316 / 339
Number of cars550 / 440
Lanemetres1.150
Port of registryVaasa
FlagFinland
Former namesWasa Express (2012-2013) - Vasabåtarna
Betancuria (2012)
Betancuria (2011-2012) - Lineas Fred. Olsen
Thjelvar (2010-2011)
Rostock (2010)
Rostock (2009-2010) - Comarit
Rostock (2007-2009) - Scandlines GmbH
Thjelvar (2006-2007)
Color Traveller (2004-2006) - Color Line
Thjelvar (1997-2003) - Destination Gotland
Sally Star (Wasa Express) (1997) - Silja Line
Sally Star (1988-1997) - Sally Line
Travemünde Link (1987-1988) - GT Link
Travemünde (1986-1987) - GT Linien
Travemünde (1981-1986) - Gedser-Travemünde Ruten
Former ownersThjelvar A/S (2004-2012)
Rederi AB Gotland (1997-2004)
Finland Levantlinjen Ab (1997)
Gotland Steamship Co (1988-1997)
GT-Link A/S (1988)
ASX 10969 A/S (1987-1988)
GT Linien A/S (1986-1987)
Gedser-Travemünde Ruten A/S (1981-1986)
Sister ships-
Notes-
    M/F Travemünde & M/F Gedser

    Photo: Gedser-Travemünde Ruten (Jörg Luke Sølyst's collection)

    M/F Travemünde

    Photo: DFDS (Jörg Luke Sølyst's collection)

    M/F Travemünde

    Photo: Postcard from Arne Linds collection

    M/F Travemünde

    Photo: Postcard from The ferry site's collection

    M/F Travemünde Link

    Photo: Arne Lind (Travemünde, May 1988)

    M/F Sally Star

    Photo: Jeffrey le Feber (Dunkerque, 1990)

    M/F Sally Star

    Photo: Jeffrey le Feber (Dunkerque, 1996)

    M/F Thjelvar

    Photo: Destination Gotland

    M/F Thjelvar

    Photo: Destination Gotland (Roland Hejdström)

    M/F Thjelvar

    Photo: Jakub Bogucki (Nynäshamn 23/7-2003)

    M/F Thjelvar

    Photo: Jakub Bogucki (Nynäshamn 23/7-2003)

    M/F Color Traveller

    Photo: Ole S R

    M/F Color Traveller

    Photo: Color Line

    M/F Color Traveller

    Photo: Preben Andreasen (Hirtshals 9/12-2006)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Michael Koefoed-Hansen (Gedser 30/4-2008)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Michael Koefoed-Hansen (Gedser 30/4-2008)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Michael Koefoed-Hansen (Gedser 30/4-2008)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Steffen Daschke (Sassnitz 27/1-2009)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Steffen Daschke (Sassnitz 27/1-2009)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Mike Barker (Almeria 19/6-2009)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Driss El Bonnouhi (Nador 31/7-2009)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Driss El Bonnouhi (Nador 31/7-2009)

    M/F Rostock

    Photo: Driss El Bonnouhi (Nador 31/7-2009)

    M/F Betancuria

    Photo: Javier Ortega Figueiral (Puerto del Rosario 23/9-2011)

    M/F Betancuria

    Photo: Javier Ortega Figueiral (23/9-2011)

    M/F Wasa Express

    Photo: Vasabåtarna

    M/F Wasa Express

    Photo: Wasaline

    M/F Wasa Express

    Photo: Wasaline