TT-Line Company Pty Ltd, operators of Spirit of Tasmania, will order two brand new purpose-built ships to replace the current fleet by 2021.
These two new ships will have a substantially larger capacity:
- Passengers: from 1,400 to 2,000
- Passenger vehicles lane meter: from 1,000 to 1,714
- Freight lane meter: from 1,800 to 2,500
The order will be placed in the first half of next year. So far the yard has not been chosen yet.