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Photographer:Aleksi Lindström [View profile]Title:POSEIDONIAAdded:Oct 10, 2005
Location:Brindisi, Italy
Photo Category: Ferries
Brindisi, Italy in July 2002. IMO 6703317. Ex-ULSTER QUEEN 1967, MED SEA 1982, AL KAHERA 1986, ALA-EDDIN 1987-1988.

Sold by Hellenic Mediterranean Lines, Patras to Al-Kahfain Est, Saudi Arabia in May 2005 and renamed AL-KAHFAIN.

*On November 1, 2005 on a voyage from Suez to Jeddah a fire broke down, one crew member was lost. Later the same day when under tow she capsized some 4 nm off Safaga.

Vessel Identification
Name:Al Kahfain
Former name(s):
- Poseidonia (Until 2005 Apr)
- La Patria (Until 2002 Mar)
- Poseidonia (Until 2000 Apr)
- Ala Eddin (Until 1988)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:6,009 tons
Summer DWT:1,389 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1967
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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