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ILSHIN POLARIS ROYAL - Roro Cargo Vessel passing thru Kanmon Strait December 2021


Ilshin Polaris Royal - Roro Cargo Ship in Kanmon Strait 12/2021

Ilshin Polaris Royal recently (Dec. 2021) passed thru the Kanmon Strait and under the Kanmon Bridge. Good looking vessel. Nice red color. The Kanmon Strait sees lots of marine traffic and Roro ships like this Korean vessel are a common site. The Kanmon Straits are quite treacherous and larger ships often utilize the services of pilot ships to guide them. The Kanmon Strait runs between Honshu Island (Shimonoseki City) and Kyushu Island (Kitakyushu City). Shimonosuckites and Kitakyushites are often greeted with the wonderful scenery of passing ships, boats, and sometimes submarines.

Camera: Olympus e 520
Lens: Zuiko 150mm
Photographer: Drunk Ship Freak 

IMO: 9573098
Vessel Type - Generic: Cargo
Vessel Type - Detailed: Ro-Ro Cargo
Status: Active
MMSI: 440157000
Call Sign: D9QY
Flag: Korea [KR]
Gross Tonnage: 12487
Summer DWT: 9194 t
Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 142 x 26 m
Year Built: 2011

Ilshin Polaris Royal - Korean Roro Ship

Ilshin Polaris Royal - Sailing thru Kanmon Strait Japan

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