July 3, 2015
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
“K” Line to Support Ocean Transportation of a Fire Engine to be donated to Republic of Peru
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.（“K” Line）has today announced that it has provided free ocean transportation of a fire engine to be donated to Republic of Peru from Association of Fukui Peru friendship (President: Mr. Tadashi Kiyokawa ) in Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
The fire engine is to be donated as a commemoration of the fifth anniversary of Association of Fukui Peru friendship, founded in 2010. “K” Line has decided to offer its support by providing free transportation of the vehicle to Peru as per request from both Mr. Elard Escala, Ambassador of Peru to Japan and Association of Fukui Peru friendship.
It is a second free ocean transportation by “K” Line to the Republic of Peru, following the transportation of an ambulance and a fire engine donated from The Yamaguchi Peru Association (President: Mr. Takeo Kawamura) in 2012.
On June 30, in the cooperation of Daito Corporation, an affiliate company of “K” Line, the vehicle has been loaded onto “K” Line’s pure car carrier (PCC) at Yokohama who will arrive at the port of Callao, Peru in the end of July. “K” Line hopes it may contribute to the improvement of firefighting operations in the country.