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February 25, 2005
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Change of Board Members effective June 29, 2005

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 29, 2005.

  1. Newly appointed Candidates for Directorship
    (name) (current position)
    Kazuyuki Oda Managing Director of "K" Line (China) Ltd.
    Akira Otsu General Manager of Tanker Group
    Yoshikazu Minagawa Managing Director of "K" Line (Hong Kong) Ltd.
    Jiro Asakura General Manager of Coal & Iron Ore Carrier Group
    Takashi Saeki General Manager of Corporate Planning Group
    Eizo Murakami General Manager of Containerships Business Group
  2. Board Members to Resign
    (name) (current position) (post assignment)
    Isao Akiba Non-executive Director continue to assume responsibility as President of Daito Corporation
    Yoshio Iinuma Director, will be Special Executive Advisor and
      Assistant to President also continue to assume responsibility as President of "K" Line Logistics Holdings, Inc.
  3. The responsibilities of Board of Directors as of June 29, 2005 are shown in the attached.

For more details, kindly contact as follows:
Naoki Kawamura, General Manager, Investor & Public Relations

The responsibilities of Board of Directors as of June 29, 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 KLTL Planning Group, Containership Sales Sector 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 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
Director Kazuyuki Oda Managing Director of "K"Line (China) Ltd.
Director Akira Otsu Tanker Group
Director Yoshikazu Minagawa Managing Director of "K"Line (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Director Jiro Asakura Coal & Iron Ore Carrier Group
Director Takashi Saeki Corporate Planning Group
Director Eizo Murakami Containerships Business Group, Container Transport Management Group and Port Business Group
* Marked Directors represent the Company.

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