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IMO 9319583

NZ coastal service: Dec 2012 - Dec 2014

GRT: 6,701
Dwt: 8,200
Length overall: 132.6m
Beam: 19.2m
Draught: 5.4m
Container capacity: 672 TEU
Speed: 17 knots

Built: 2005
Builders: Zhejiang Yangfan, Zhoushen, China

Built as Tini, she arrived in Auckland under that name on 14 December 2012. Renamed Spirit Of Independence shortly after and registered in Auckland.
Entered service on a weekly schedule Auckland-Lyttelton-Nelson-New Plymouth-Auckland and remained on this until late June 2014 when Nelson was dropped from the schedule in favour of Tauranga.
Her new schedule (again weekly) was Auckland-Tauranga-Lyttelton-New Plymouth-Auckland.

Spirit of Independence berthed at Auckland (Bledisloe Wharf) on 5 December 2014 and was handed back to her owners, being renamed Tini.

As Tini, she sailed from Auckland on 8 January 2015 at 1603 for that wonderful destination "sea".
A check on however, revealed that she was headed for Shanghai with an ETA of 25 January.

Photos can be found in the Photo Gallery under Pacifica Shipping.