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January 13, 2016
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Delivery of ‘Corona-Series’ Coal Carrier “CORONA UTILITY”

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “CORONA UTILITY,” an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on January 13, 2016.

 “CORONA UTILITY” is same type as “K” Line’s specialized fleet for transport of thermal coal known as the “Corona-series”. The Corona-series consists of epoch-making coal carriers equipped with wide beam and shallow draft, which are the most suitable type to enter ports of Japanese Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.
 With this new latest deployment, the Corona-series now consists of 19 carriers. “K” Line takes pride that its Corona-series has been so favorably evaluated for always ensuring customers steady and reliable thermal coal transport service with maximum safety.

Vessel’s Specifications



  Deadweight Tons




  Gross Tons 




  Net Tons


  Full Draft 






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