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    Originally posted by Jack Mulder View Post
    AMALIA 02326354 at the Dutch river Maas.
    I wonder if this is a cable-ferry.... pulled across by a cable?
    With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

    Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
    Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

    Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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    By Ytterøy to Ytterøy

    Our Captain's blog way back on the 3rd of November 2015 had an entry with the title "Shipping at Trondheimsfjord" featuring some images from September of that year when, quote, “the light was more prominent". Some were taken "from a great distance" with high-end telephoto Canon lenses (the ones that he's thinking of selling?), and moreover on an evening/ night shift (think dark, moving ferry, and cranking up the ISO). Any hint of graininess that ordinary mortals like me (not withstanding my undeserved Official Photographer CVF rank) would hardly notice, let alone criticise, resulted in profuse apologies.

    But none of that was the reason I remember that old blog post ...the bLOG you think nobody reads dearest pakarang!

    For some reason your photo of a brand new ferry, which you only just caught when she'd docked the morning you were heading for a day-shift, stuck in my memory. Her name was Ytterøy and she was on the way to take up service to the island of the same name from Levanger for the company Fosen Namsos Sjø.

    Neither of those places were known to me in 2015. I could never have imagined that I would, in August 2018, have been taking the eponymous ferry to that island in pursuit of the unique veteran sail-steam vessel SDS Hansteen on a magical voyage captained by none other than our Captain of CVF! No wonder folk think I have a kind of 6th sense!

    So here are some photos I took of Ytterøy the ferry, IMO 9724130.

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      Views of the ferry taken from a restaurant terrace near the old steamship pier in Levanger.










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        Views around the ferry terminal at Levanger.











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          Interior of the ferry.




          The island is popular with cyclists. I missed seeing cars driving aboard as I had gone inside to pay my fare at that point.

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            Outside photos from the crossing to the island, which takes just over 20 minutes.











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              Finally a view of the ferry arriving at Hokstad on my return journey to Levanger.

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                Thanks for sharing those on-board photos especially. After so many years, I have still never been on board nor have I ever traveled with this ferry.
                With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

                Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
                Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

                Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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