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CMA CGM CHOPIN - 277 meter long container ship passing thru Kanmon Straits

CMA CGM CHOPIN is a 20 year old container ship with a carrying capacity of 5770 TEU and was photographer by Ship Freakazoid as it travelled thru the Kanmon Straits on its way from Osaka Japan to Busan Korea.

CMA CGM CHOPIN - 277 meter long container ship passing thru Kanmon Straits
CMA CGM CHOPIN - 277 meter long container ship passing thru Kanmon Straits


Name: CMA CGM CHOPIN 
IMO: 9280603 
General vessel type: Cargo - Hazard A (Major) 
Detailed vessel type: Container Ship 
Flag: Malta [MT] 
Gross Tonnage: 65730 
Summer DWT: 73266 t 
TEU: 5770
Length: 277.28 meters
Width: 40 meters 
Year built: 2004 
Port of registry: VALLETTA

CMA CGM CHOPIN in Kanmon Straits Japan
CMA CGM CHOPIN in Kanmon Straits Japan

CMA CGM CHOPIN cargo ship passing between Kitakyushu and Shimonoseki
CMA CGM CHOPIN cargo ship passing between Kitakyushu and Shimonoseki

5770 TEU 277 meter cargo ship CMA CGM CHOPIN
5770 TEU 277 meter cargo ship CMA CGM CHOPIN

CMA CGM CHOPIN on its way to Busan Korea from Osaka Japan
CMA CGM CHOPIN on its way to Busan Korea from Osaka Japan

The glorious vessel CMA CGM CHOPIN passing by Garden Paradise Kitakyushu
The glorious vessel CMA CGM CHOPIN passing by Garden Paradise Kitakyushu

As per usual, the trusty old Olympus E520 DSLR and Zuiko 40-150mm zoom lens were utilized to photograph this vessel.  2024 got off to a rough start for Japan, but things were looking up today.  Fairly sunny and warm for January, and some nice ships passing thru, as well.  Happy 2024 everyone.

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