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Photographer:Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen [View profile]Title:MIDNATSOLAdded:Jan 06, 2009
Photo Category: Ferries
FANTASTIC ship. Fantastic. Coastal liner "Midnatsol" in Sandefjord Norway today 6/1 2008.
She is on a promotional tour these days along the Norwegian coast, and who the hell am i to miss out on this splendid accation in my hometown?
The interior is stunning. The exterior is stunning. I love it!

Vessel Identification
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:16,151 tons
Summer DWT:1,184 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Tromso
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2003
AIS Information
Last known position:
70°23’13.7” N, 22°24’17.08” E
Speed, course (heading):
14.7kts, 55° (57°)
Location:No Kkn
Arrival:24th Jun 2018
07:00:19 UTC
Last update:
41 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 June 24th, 07:00:19 UTCNo Kkn
2018 June 18th, 12:30:47 UTCNo Bgo
2018 June 7th, 12:30:38 UTCNo Bgo
2018 May 14th, 12:00:23 UTCBergen
2018 May 4th, 06:00:48 UTCBremerhvn
2018 May 3rd, 02:30:07 UTCNl Ijm
2018 May 2nd, 03:30:50 UTCDunkerque
2018 April 30th, 06:00:05 UTCBelle Ile
2018 April 28th, 11:00:20 UTCBilbao
2018 April 26th, 06:00:22 UTCVigo
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Photo Comments (5)

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Jens Boldt on Jan 09, 2009 23:08 (9 years ago)
Thinking of your photos of (ah, damn I forgot, was it Ocean Monarch?) in the midnight sun... lovely!
That's a REAL pity you missed out on Maxim Gorkiy then...
But you got QE2, that one I never saw in the flesh.
But I'm planning to save my money and make a trip to Dubai - when I'm retired in 2031! :-D
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Jan 09, 2009 22:58 (9 years ago)
Yeah, a real bummer, would so very much have liked to see that one in the steel-flesh, haha! as i wrote, i missed out on it with one hour, in the midnight sun this summer. THAT was a loss, i tell you that.
Jens Boldt on Jan 09, 2009 22:41 (9 years ago)
Well, you're stories are a lot more interesting...

But you're photo of Midnatsol and my nice memories attached to her saved my day a little. Might sound strange, but I'm quite depressed about Maxim Gorkiy's end... :-(
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Jan 09, 2009 22:31 (9 years ago)
Your very welcome buddy, and thanx for sharing the story!
Jens Boldt on Jan 09, 2009 21:42 (9 years ago)
That's nice!

She's kind of special to me.
She was the first vessel I photographed when I decided to make a hobby out of taking ship photos back in 2006. She was berthed at Hamburg Cruise Center and I decided to grab my small € 100 digital camera to shoot her. That was on March, 28, 2006...

Nice memories... thanks for posting this one! :-)
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