K-Line’s new 200,000-dwt bulk carrier CAPE SAPPHIRE launched at Imabari Shipbuilding yard

K-Line’s new 200,000-dwt bulk carrier CAPE SAPPHIRE launched at Imabari Shipbuilding yard

Today, at the Marugame business headquarters Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., the 200,000- dwt ton Cape size bulker "CAPE SAPPHIRE" has been completed. The ship is compliant with the Common Structural Rules for Bulk …
Feb 26, 2019 /  Vessels
K-Line announces delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier CORONA YOUTHFUL

K-Line announces delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier CORONA YOUTHFUL

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (K-Line) announced the delivery of CORONA YOUTHFUL, a 91,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on February 1, 2019. CORONA YOUTHFUL is same type as …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Vessels
First Discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan Carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”

First Discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan Carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (“K” LINE) announced earlier today that “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER” carried and successfully discharged Ichthys LNG Project’s first …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
K-Line announces delivery of new LPG carrier GENESIS RIVER for Gyxis Corporation

K-Line announces delivery of new LPG carrier GENESIS RIVER for Gyxis Corporation

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (K-Line) announced yesterday (Nov 20) the delivery of VLGC GENESIS RIVER for GYXIS CORPORATION (GYXIS) at Sakaide Shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. “GENESIS …
Nov 21, 2018 /  Vessels
K-Line announces delivery of coal carrier SHONAI MARU for JERA Trading Pte. Ltd.

K-Line announces delivery of coal carrier SHONAI MARU for JERA Trading Pte. Ltd.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (K-Line) announced earlier today the delivery of SHONAI MARU, a 100,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on November 15, …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Vessels
New LNG Carrier for JERA Named ENSHU MARU

New LNG Carrier for JERA Named ENSHU MARU

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line) and Tokyo Century Corporation held naming ceremony for the newly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier (*1) for JERA Co., Inc. (JERA) at Sakaide Shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Damaged Kess vessel, Makassar Highway, being towed to Swedish port

Damaged Kess vessel, Makassar Highway, being towed to Swedish port

Ocean forwarder K-Line has confirmed that its ro-ro vessel Makassar Highway, which ran aground off the Swedish coast last week on its way to Sodertalije port in Sweden, has been refloated and is now being towed at a slow …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Accidents
Vehicle Carrier “MAKASSAR HIGHWAY” Aground at offshore of Sweden

Vehicle Carrier “MAKASSAR HIGHWAY” Aground at offshore of Sweden

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line) reports that the MAKASSAR HIGHWAY, owned by its subsidiary and operated by its European subsidiary company, "K" Line European Sea Highway Services GmbH (KESS), ran aground at offshore …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Accidents
Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020

Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (CLS), a joint venture established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, announces that CLS …
Jul 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Green Cooperation Between Ocean Network Express and Freightliner

Green Cooperation Between Ocean Network Express and Freightliner

New contract leading to significant CO2 reductions The newly formed container shipping company, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), have signed a contract …
Jun 22, 2018 /  Vessels