May 29, 2014

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


Delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier “CORONA ACE”



Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “CORONA ACE,” an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on May 29, 2014.


 CORONA ACE 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 domestic Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.
 With this new latest deployment, the Corona-series now consists of 17 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      
 LOA          229.98M       Deadweight Tons     88,994MT 
 Beam          38.00M       Gross Tons               49,762T 
 Depth         19.90M       Net Tons                    28,540T 
 Full Draft   13.904M       Hold/Hatch                 5/5