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February 25, 2005
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Change of Board Members effective April 1, 2005

At an extraordinary meeting of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Board of Directors today, it has been resolved to change the responsibility of some Board members effective April 1, 2005.

(name) (new position) (current position)
Tetsuo Shiota Senior Managing Director Managing Director
Katsue Yoshida Senior Managing Director Managing Director
Toshio Shimizu Senior Managing Director Managing Director
Shigenori Ishii Managing Director Director
Yoshiyuki Ota Managing Director Director
Mamoru Shozui Managing Director Director

Isao Akiba will be non-executive Director and will assume responsibility as President of Daito Corporation, a "K" Line's Group Company effective March 30, 2005.
Yoshio Iinuma will be Director, Assistant to President.

The responsibilities of Board of Directors as of April 1,2005 are shown in the attached.

For more details, kindly contact as follows:

Naoki Kawamura, General Manager, Investor & Public Relations

Board of Directors as of April 1, 2005

(title) (name) (responsibilities)
Chairman Yasuhide Sakinaga*
President Hiroyuki Maekawa*
Senior Managing Director Yoichi Hasegawa* Car Carrier Planning & Development Group, Car Carrier Business Group, Corporate Planning Group, Finance Group and China & Emerging Business Area Division
Senior Managing Director Tetsuo Shiota* Human Resources Group, General Affairs & Legal Group, IR & PR Group, Information System Group and Accounting Group
Senior Managing Director Katsue Yoshida* LNG Group, Thermal Coal Group, Tanker Group, Marine Safety Administration Group and Maritime Cost Administration Group
Senior Managing Director Toshio Shimizu* KLTL Planning Group, Containerships Business Group, Container Transport Managing Group, Port Business Group and Containership Sales Sector*
Managing Director Nobuya Kamisaka Containership Sales Sector, KLTL Planning Group and President of "K"Line (Japan) Ltd.
Managing Director Satoru Kuboshima Human Resources Group, Information System Group and Accounting Group
Managing Director Fumito Kawamata CEO of "K"Line Holding (Europe) Ltd.
Managing Director Shigeru Soda Environment Team of Maritime Safety Administration Group, Ship Planning Group and Coal & Iron Ore Carrier Group
Managing Director Norio Tsutsumi Environment Team of Maritime Safety Administration Group and Ship Planning Group
Managing Director Toshinori Morita Car Carrier Planning & Development Group and Car Carrier Business Group
Managing Director Shigenori Ishii Thermal Coal Group
Managing Director Yoshiyuki Ota Bulk Carrier Group
Managing Director Mamoru Shozui General Affairs & Legal Group, IR & PR Group, Corporate Planning Group, China & Emerging Business Area Division and Finance Group
Director Isao Shintani Board Counselor
Director Isao Akiba Non-executive Director
Director Yoshio Iinuma Assistant to President
Director Hisashi Yasui LNG Group
Director Toshio Suzuki President and CEO of "K"Line America, Inc.
Director Kozo Eguchi Marine Safety Administration Group, Maritime Cost Administration Group and Human Resources Group
Director Takumi Yoshii Car Carrier Planning & Development Group and Car Carrier Business Group

* Marked Directors represent the Company.

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