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MAERSK GARRONE

Maersk Garrone is a 292 meter long cargo ship (container ship) which sails under the flag of Singapore.  It was photographed by Ship Freakazoid as it passed thru the Kanmon Straits in May of 2022.

Maersk Garrone in the Kanmon Straits of Japan - 292 meter container ship
Maersk Garrone in the Kanmon Straits of Japan - 292 meter container ship

Name: MAERSK GARONNE 
Vessel Type: Container Ship 
MMSI: 563077400 
Call Sign: 9V6222 
Flag: Singapore [SG] 
Gross Tonnage: 50757 
Length Overall: 292.08 meters 
Breadth Extreme: 32.3 meters 
IMO: 9235579 
Year Built: 2003

Maersk Garrone dwarfed the ships it passed by as it sailed between Moji and Shimonoseki. Not surprising, considering it boasts a TEU of 4544. Imagine 4,544 20 foot containers!  Wow!  It was not carrying this many, but it was pretty fully loaded. 

Maersk Garrone 292 meters vessel - cargo ship - container ship
Maersk Garrone 292 meters vessel - cargo ship - container ship

An Olympus E-520 DSLR with Zuiko 150mm lens was used to take these photographs. Remember, the Kanmon Strait has up to 700 ships of all varieties and sizes sail through daily. Check back for more fascinating vessels.

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