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Zhen Hua 24 (IMO: 8414726 ) is a heavy lift ship registered and sailing under the flag of Hong Kong. Her gross tonnage is 37,789, and deadweight is 48,184. She was built in 1986. Her overall length (loa) is number 243.85 m, beam is 40.01 m and maximum draught is number 8.5 m. The ship is operated by SHANGHAI ZHENHUA SHIPPING CO.

I photographed the Zhen Hua 24 on her approach to berth at Fremantle Port on December 27, 2019.  Zhen Hua 24’s last port of call was Shanghai and her next port of call is Melbourne. She was assisted by Svitzer Eagle and Svitzer Falcon.

Whilst in Fremantle she was attended to by Wilhelmsen Ships Service.

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  • Love the colours Andrew. I was away when she came through here.
    I think a lot of ballast is involved too.
    This is a great vid of how they unload:
    • Good vid Hans - amazing how much it "Lurches about"
  • Great photo and colours Andrew
    • Thanks Jack. The light helps :)
  • Superb shot Andrew - We have just had a delivery of cranes by 25 - how do they stay upright !!??
    • No idea but I guess there is a lot of careful distribution of the weight going on.
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