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LANTAU BAY container ship passing thru Kanmon Straits between Kitakyushu and Shimonoseki Japan

The cargo ship LANTAU BAY, a container ship, recently passed thru the Kanmon Straits and was captured on digitial "film" by Ship Freakazoid.  

LANTAU BAY container ship passing thru Kanmon Straits
LANTAU BAY container ship passing thru Kanmon Straits
 
Name: LANTAU BAY 
IMO: 9383596 
General vessel type: Cargo 
Detailed vessel type: Container Ship 
Call sign: V2CW5 
Flag: Antigua Barbuda [AG] 
Gross Tonnage: 9610 
Summer DWT: 12828 t 
Length: 142.7 meters
Width:   22.6 meters 
Year built: 2007

While the weather was rather crummy --- It was overcast, hazy, smoggy, windy and cold --- there were some nice ships passing thru this 20th Day of January 2024, and Lantau Bay was one of them.  This 142 meter long container ship sailing under the flag of Antigua Barbuda (St. John's appears to be its home port) was travelling west thru the Kanmon Strait.  

LANTAU BAY container ship passing by Kitakyushu factories and pollution
LANTAU BAY container ship passing by Kitakyushu factories and pollution

Cargo Ship LANTAU BAY in Japanese waters January 2024

Cargo Ship LANTAU BAY in Japanese waters January 2024 

Remember friends, even on a crummy day, there are still things of beauty to be enjoyed.  Go photograph something.  Go to a museum.  Watch a classic film.  Read poetry or a good book.  Watch ships passing by.  

Your pal,

Ship Freakazoid

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