September 29, 2023
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


The newly-built W-Max class liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier “LAGENDA SETIA” for Petronas LNG Ltd. is delivered at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. yesterday.


The vessel which is the same type as the other two vessels delivered for PETRONAS in May and June 2022*¹, was given her name “LAGENDA SETIA” by Mrs. Sharifah Fauziah Wan Idrus, wife of Mr. Adnan Zainal Abidin, PETRONAS COO and EVP & CEO of Gas Business on 21st of August 2023. Management and staff of PETRONAS, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd., Shenergy (Group) Co., Ltd., ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. also attended the naming ceremony.


“Lagenda” is a Malay word for “legend” and “Setia” is for “loyalty”. “Lagenda” which is also used as the name of the sister vessels represent loyalty and dedication of the LNG-supplying vessel, as well as the long-term relationship with charterers.


Together with two sister vessels, she will engage in transportation of LNG from Malaysia (Bintulu) to China (Shanghai) for Shenergy (Group) Co., Ltd.


In our Medium-Term Management Plan published on May 2022, “K” LINE defines LNG carriers business as one of the top priority area for driving growth, “K” Line will flexibly and proactively respond to customer’s needs, including growing needs for environmental and digital solution to maximize its corporate value. 


*¹ Released on May 26, 2022: 
Delivery of new W-MAX Class LNG Carrier for Petronas LNG Ltd. named “LAGENDA SURIA”.


〔Main Particulars of the Vessel〕


Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd.


239.40 m


36.60 m

Tank Type


Tank Capacity

79,806 m3

Propulsion System

X-DF (dual fuel engine which uses gas admitted at low pressure)


17.5 knots

〔Naming Ceremony on 21st August 2023〕