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There are 7 coastal passenger liners that connect the islands of the Northern Cheolla Province through 5 routes. An average of 1,200 passengers are transported daily. With increasing in trade volume with China, the SHIDAO, an international passenger ship, has been serving in the route between Gunsan Port and Shidao Port, China three times a week since April, 2008.

International Passenger Ferry

International Passenger Ferry
Route Ship Name Total Tonnage Speed (Knot) Passenger Cap. (Person) Cargo Cap.(TEU) Total Transportation during 2013
Passenger(Person) Cargo(TEU)
Gunsan-Shidao SHIDAO 17,022 22 750 203 157,409 30,566

Coastal Passenger Ferry

Coastal Passenger Ferry
Route Ship Name Total Tonnage Passenger Cap.(Person) Passenger Transportation during 2013(Person)
 Gunsan-Piando  Okdo Ferry 169 253 145,708
Jindalrae 52 90
 Gunsan-Maldo  Jangja Ferry 124 166 25,091
 Gunsan-Keyado  Keya Ferry 104 92 19,131
 Gunsan-Eochungdo  New Eochung Ferry 121 140 22,958
 Yido-Kyokpo  Daewon Car Ferry 350 322 202,973
Pajanggeum Car Ferry 350 322
 Total Sum   1,270 1,385 415,861