October 2, 2013

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


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




Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K”Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “CORONA ROYAL”, an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on October 2nd, 2013.


CORONA ROYAL is same type as“K”Line's specialized fleet for transport of thermal coal known as the “Corona-series”. The Corona-series, which “K”Line originated and continues to develop, 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 has consisted of 16 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         88,887MT 
 Beam         38.00M               Gross Tons                 49,762T 
 Depth         19.90M               Net Tons                    28,540T 
 Full Draft    13.904M             Hold    /    Hatch          5    /    5