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March 29, 2002
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Change of Board Members

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" LINE) is pleased to announce that the following changes in the Board of Directors have been decided subject to approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and the following Board Meeting on June 27, 2002.

1. Newly Appointed Candidates for Directorship

Director Shimizu Toshio General Manager of Containerships Business Group
Director Shigenori Ishii General Manager of Thermal Coal Group
Director Yoshiyuki Ohta General Manager of Bulk Carrier Planning & Co-ordination Group and Bulk Carrier Group
Director Hisashi Yasui General Manager of LNG Group
Director Toshinori Morita General Manager of Car Carrier Planning & Co-ordination Group and Car Carrier Group No. 2

2. Board Members to Resign

Executive Vice President Zenzaburo Wakabayashi Special Executive Advisor and President of "K" Line Logistics Holding, Inc.
Senior Managing Director Seiji Nagasawa Special Executive Advisor
Managing Director Goro Mera Senior Managing Director of Hokkai Unyu Co., Ltd.
Managing Director Eiichi Suzuki Senior Managing Director of Naigai Unyu Co., Ltd. and Senior Managing Director of Shinto Transportation Co., Ltd.
Managing Director Michio Oka President of Kawaki Kosan Kaisha, Ltd. and President of "K" Line Accounting and Finance Co., Ltd.
Director Ken Fujita President of "K" Logistics Corporation

3. Corporate Auditor to Resign

Auditor Masayuki Nakayama President of Japan Express Transportation Co., Ltd.

4. Directors Promoted

Senior Managing Director Hiroyuki Maekawa Managing Director
Senior Managing Director Isao Akiba Managing Director
Managing Director Nobuya Kamisaka Director
Managing Director Tetsuo Shiota Director
Managing Director Katsue Yoshida Director
Managing Director Satoru Kuboshima Director
Managing Director Yoichi Hasegawa Director

Board of Directors and Corporate Auditors as of June 27, 2002

(New assignment subject to approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and the following Board Meeting on June 27, 2002.)

Chairman Isao Shintani*
President Yasuhide Sakinaga*
Senior Managing Director Takefumi Araki* Bulk Carrier sector and Energy Transport sector
Senior Managing Director Hiroyuki Maekawa* Car Carrier sector
Senior Managing Director Isao Akiba* Container Transportation sector
Managing Director Nagato Keisuke Marine sector
Managing Director Yoshio Iinuma Overall Management of North American Business and
President & CEO of "K" Line America, Inc.
Managing Director Nobuya Kamisaka Containerships Sales sector, Nagoya Branch and Osaka Branch
Managing Director Tetsuo Shiota Corporate Planning, Finance, Accounting and IR
Managing Director Katsue Yoshida Energy Transport sector
Managing Director Satoru Kuboshima Information System and Total Logistics business
Managing Director Yoichi Hasegawa General Affairs & Human Resources and Information & Public Relations
Director Fumito Kawamata CEO of "K" Line (Europe) Limited
Director Norio Tsutsumi Ship Planning and Environmental management
Director Shigeru Soda Coal & Iron Ore Carrier
Director Toshio Shimizu Containerships Business sector and Port Business
Director Shigenori Ishii Assistant to the Managing Director of Energy Transport and General Manager of Thermal Coal Group
Director Yoshiyuki Ohta Bulk Carrier, General Manager of Bulk Carrier Planning & Co-ordination Group and Bulk Carrier Group
Director Hisashi Yasui Assistant to the Managing Director of Energy Transport and General Manager of LNG Group
Director Toshinori Morita Car Carrier sector, General Manager of Car Carrier Planning Group and Car Carrier Group No. 2

* Marked Directors represent the Company.

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