May 24, 2017

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


Delivery of Woodchip Carrier “FORESTAL GAIA”



Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “FORESTAL GAIA,” a woodchip carrier from Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on May 24, 2017.


“FORESTAL GAIA” is in dedicated service to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for carrying woodchips for paper materials. She sailed today for Dung Quat Port, Vietnam as her maiden voyage.


She inherited this traditional and unique vessel name from a predecessor also engaged in service to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for a long time in the past.


She is equipped with the latest environmental-friendly, safety-oriented features.
"K" Line is committed to continue offering our customers a high-quality transport services in line with our company’s corporate policy.


Vessel’s Particulars
  LOA      199.90m              DWT                  about 49,200mt
  Depth      22.85m             Hold/Hatch         6/6
  Beam       32.20m             Hold Capacity     about 3,600,000cft