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February 28, 2003
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Change of Board Members as of June 27, 2003

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, 2003.

1. Newly Appointed Candidates for Directorship

new position name current position
Director Toshio Suzuki Vice President of "K" Line America, Inc
Director Mamoru Shozui Managing Director of "K" Line (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Director Kozo Eguchi General Manager of Marine Safety Administration Group
Director Takumi Yoshii General Manager of Car Carrier Planning & Co-ordination Group

2. Board Members to Resign

current position name planned post-retirement assignment
Senior Managing Director Takefumi Araki President of Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Managing Director Keisuke Nagato Senior Managing Director of Daito Corporation

The responsibilities of Board of Directors as of June 27, 2003 are shown in the attached.

Board of Directors as of June 27, 2003

title name responsibilities
Chairman Isao Shintani*  
President Yasuhide Sakinaga*  
Senior Managing
Director
Hiroyuki Maekawa* Car Carrier sector, Corporate Planning Group and Finance Group
Senior Managing
Director
Isao Akiba* Bulk Carrier sector and Energy Transport sector
Senior Managing
Director
Yoshio Iinuma* Container Transportation sector, Information System and Logistics business
Senior Managing
Director
Yoichi Hasegawa* Corporate Sector (except Corporate Planning Group and Finance Group) and Marine/Technology sector
Managing Director Nobuya Kamisaka Containership Sales sector
Managing Director Tetsuo Shiota Corporate Sector (except Corporate Planning Group and Finance Group)
Managing Director Katsue Yoshida Energy Transport sector and Tanker Group
Managing Director Satoru Kuboshima Information System and Logistics business
Managing Director Fumito Kawamata CEO of "K" Line (Europe) Limited
Managing Director Shigeru Soda Coal & Iron Ore Carrier Group
Director Norio Tsutsumi Ship Planning Group, Environment Management and Marine Technology
Director Toshio Shimizu Containerships Business Group, Container Transport Management Group and Port Business Group
Director Shigenori Ishii Thermal Coal Group
Director Yoshiyuki Ohta Bulk Carrier Planning & Co-ordination Group and Bulk Carrier Group
Director Hisashi Yasui LNG Group
Director Toshinori Morita Car Carrier Group No.1 and Car Carrier Group No. 2
Director Toshio Suzuki President & CEO of "K" Line America, Inc.
Director Mamoru Shozui Corporate Planning Group, Finance Group and China Committee
Director Kozo Eguchi Maritime Human Resources Group, Marine Safety Group and Maritime Cost Administration Group
Director Takumi Yoshii Car Carrier Planning & Co-ordination Group

* Marked Directors represent the Company.

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