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MOL Celebration - 316 meters long 45 meters wide - Containter Ship

MOL Celebration is a large container ship in the Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.(株式会社商船三井) fleet of vessels.   It was photographed by Ship Freakazoid on September 7, 2023 as it passed thru the Kanmon Straits between Moji and Shimonoseki on its journey from Tokyo, Japan to Busan, Korea.

MOL Celebration passing under the Kanmon Bridge
MOL Celebration passing under the Kanmon Bridge

The photo above was taken from the Kanmon Ferry as it passed in front of MOL Celebration crossing the Kanmon Strait between Mojiko, Kitakyushu and Karato Pier, Shimonoseki.     上記の写真は関門連絡船から撮影しました♪

MOL Celebration ★ 株式会社商船三井・Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
MOL Celebration ★ 株式会社商船三井・Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

This photo (above) was also taken from the Kanmon Ferry in Kanmon Strait as it crossed between the islands of Kyushu and Honshu.  
         上記の写真も関門連絡船からの撮影ばい(^_-)-☆

Container ship MOL Celebration travelling to Busan from Tokyo
Container ship MOL Celebration travelling to Busan from Tokyo

This shot was taken from Karato Pier, near the Kaikyokan Aquarium in Shimonoseki, Japan.  MOL Celebration is heading thru the Kanmon Strait and then to Busan, Korea.  It is about 222 kilometers from Kitakyushu to Busan (formerly known as Pusan).  

MOL Celebtraion passing by Shimonoseki Japan May 7, 2023
MOL Celebration passing by Shimonoseki Japan May 7, 2023

Another shot from Shimonoseki as MOL Celebration passes by the Karato Fish Market, palm trees, and pier, having just passed under the massive Kanmon Bridge.

MOL Celebration - Photograph by Ship Freakazoid
MOL Celebration - Photograph by Ship Freakazoid

IMO: 9321251
Ship Name: MOL CELEBRATION
Vessel Type - Generic: Cargo - Hazard D (Recognizable)
Vessel Type - Detailed: Container Ship
MMSI: 309901000
Call Sign: C6WW7
Flag: Bahamas [BS]
Gross Tonnage: 86692
Summer DWT: 90409 t
Length Overall:  316 meters
Width:  45.6 meters
Year Built: 2008
Home Port: Nassau, Bahamas

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Kanmon Ferry・関門連絡船

Kanmon Wharf・関門ワーフ

Karato Fish Market・唐戸市場

Mojiko Retro・門司港レトロ

MOL Celebration passing by Ganryujima 巌流島
MOL Celebration passing by Ganryujima 巌流島

MOL Celebration passed by Ganryujima (巌流島) where Miyamoto Musashi battled Sasaki Kojiro in a sword duel to the death April 13, 1612.  Safe travels, MOL Celebration, safe travels!  See you again sometime...



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