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February 28, 2005
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Very Large Containership New-Building Program

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), Tokyo, is proud to announce that it has decided to place an order for 4 more 8000TEU type containerships, which will enable "K" Line to make even further improvements in its service quality and competitiveness in East-West global trades.
This latest order reflects "K" Line's wish to further encourage even better service quality for its customers. These new-buildings will be delivered from 2008 through 2009.
Type of ownership scheme, including third party as vessel owner, is still being reviewed.

The main specs are as follows:

  8000TEU type
LOA 336.0 m
Width 45.8 m
Draft 13.0 m
Capacity 8120 TEU
Service Speed 25.6 knots


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