September 1, 2017

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “PACIFIC BREEZE”



  Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) held naming ceremony for the newly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier at Sakaide Shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI).


  The new vessel was given her name “PACIFIC BREEZE” by Mr. Jeng-Zen Fang, Vice President of CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC).

  Designed by KHI, PACIFIC BREEZE is the largest Moss-type LNG carrier. She is also the first Moss-type LNG carrier equipped with the Tri-Fuel Diesel (TFD) Propulsion System which accomplishes low fuel consumption together with bringing environmentally friendly conditions.


  “PACIFIC BREEZE” will be time-chartered by IT Marine Transport Pte. Ltd., a joint-venture company between INPEX Corporation and TOTAL S.A., and consigned to CPC and will be carrying LNG from the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, Australia to Taiwan after her delivery.


[Main Particulars of the vessel]

Owner Pacific Breeze LNG Transport S.A.
Charter IT Marine Transport Pte. Ltd.
Shipyard Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Sakaide Shipyard)
LOA abt. 289.3m
Beam abt. 52.0m
Tank Type / Tank Capacity Moss / abt.182,000m3
Propulsion System TFD (Tri-Fuel Diesel)
Naming Ceremony
Naming Ceremony