“K” Line Inks Long-Term Consecutive Voyage Charter For LNG-Fueled Capesize Bulk Carrier

“K” Line Inks Long-Term Consecutive Voyage Charter For LNG-Fueled Capesize Bulk Carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha,Ltd (“K” LINE) has actually authorized a lasting successive trip charter with JFE Steel Corporation relating to the upcoming brand-new developed Capesize mass service provider (210,000 DWT) sustained by liquified gas (LNG)

The building of our initial LNG-fueled mass service provider will certainly be bought to NIHON SHIPYARD CO., LTD. as well as the vessel is arranged to be provided in first fifty percent of 2024.

The vessel is called a “next-generation vessel” managing ecological problems. It will certainly minimize the discharges of carbon dioxide, by 25 to 30 %, SOx by virtually 100%, as well as NOx by around 85% with using LNG as opposed to standard hefty gas oil.

Image of cape size bulk carrier fueled by liquified natural gas

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Moreover, the vessel gets to greater than 40% of carbon dioxide discharge decrease in the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) which completely lines up with the decrease target of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). * 1“K” LINE will certainly additionally mount “Seawing” * 2, a computerized kite system using wind power provided by Airseas, to raise the results of decarbonization.

“K” LINE has actually been advertising a corporative plan of “sustainable management” in regards to atmosphere, culture, as well as economic situation to please international demands worrying environment modification as well as SDGs continually currently as well as future. The intro of the next-generation vessel is just one of the jobs within this lasting monitoring strategy. It will certainly be a considerable action for us to promote the health of culture as an incorporated logistics business.

With “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050 * 3, “K” LINE will flexibly as well as proactively pay attention to consumer needs consisting of ecological problems as well as discover the most effective service to add to the lasting advancement of the culture.

Outline of the Vessel

  • Dimension: approx. LOA 299.99 meters x Breadth 50.00 meters x Depth 25.00 meters x Draft 18.40 meters
  • D/W : approx.210,000 heaps
  • G/T: approx.110,800

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