Review of Spirit of Tasmania 1 ferry deck 1
The vessel is equipped with 2 marine evacuation systems, a total of 2266 life jackets (plus 140 for kids), 18 liferings, 4 motorized lifeboats (capacity 150 each), 28 liferafts (combined capacity 1310 people), 1 motorized rescue boat (for 6) and 1 work boat (for 4).
Garage decks (for cars and trucks) are decks 1 through 6. The forward of Decks 1 and 2 are accessed from Deck 3 via tilting ramp. Aft sections of decks 1-2 are for the machinery (engines, propulsion, etc). Cars on Deck 6 are loaded on a hoistable platform. Motorhomes (campervans) and caravans can also be ferried, as well as gas-powered vehicles (with fixed bottles).
Ship's fuel capacity is 1222 m3, allowing once per week bunkering. Fresh water capacity is 570 tons.