March 18, 2013

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


“K” Line Decides to Deploy New Generation Eco-Friendly
ULCVs (Ultra Large Container Vessels)



KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. (“K” Line) is pleased to announce it has just decided to deploy new generation eco-friendly ULCVs (Ultra Large Container Vessels) as replacements in its existing fleet in order to strengthen efficiency and cost competitiveness of “K” Line’s Containership Business. We anticipate this will result in remarkable improvement of both efficiency and cost competitiveness.



Type of vessels and number ordered : 14000TEU Containership x 5

Estimated delivery timing : Spring to Summer 2015

Ship Yard : Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

LOA : About366meters

Beam : 51.2 meters

Depth : 29.9 meters

Nominal container carrying capacity : 13,870TEU