Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Kojima

Japan Coast Guard Training Ship Kojima, IMO 9034638, port of Livorno
The 115-meter “Kojima” (PL 21) is a training ship of the 海上保安庁 (Japan Coast Guard).
Japan Coast Guard Training Ship Kojima, IMO 9034638, port of Livorno
She was built in 1993 at the Maizuru yard in the Kyoto prefecture by the Hitachi Zosen Corporation.
Japan Coast Guard Training Ship Kojima, IMO 9034638, port of Livorno
The “Kojima” is the fourth vessel, the third bearing this name, used for on-board training of the cadets of the Japan Coast Guard Academy of Kure, in the Hiroshima prefecture.

External links: Japan Coast Guard - Japan Coast Guard Academy (Wikipedia)
- Kojima Again (Tugster: a waterblog) - Japan coast guard ship visiting Da Nang (Tuoi Tre News)

11 comments:

Revrunner said...

Sleek looking ship.

William Kendall said...

She looks quite impressive.

Michelle said...

Nice looking ship!

Jack said...

Just looking at this ship reminds me how little I know about military ships.

Randy said...

Sturdy looking ship.

cieldequimper said...

Long way from home...

Dina said...

Quite a ship. What are they doing in Livorno?

Luis Gomez said...

These are great VP.

Birdman said...

Impressive.

Halcyon said...

She looks quite impressive!

José Mendonça said...

Quite different from our training ships! :-)