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, 2018.
SHONAI MARU was jointly developed by Imabari Shipbuilding and K-Line to maximize transport volume to the discharging port, Chubu Electric Power’s Hekinan Thermal Power Plant, Aichi prefecture in Japan.
SHONAI MARU is so-called “Hekinan MAX.” SHONAI MARU is equipped with latest energy-saving and ecological technology such as WAD (Weather Adapted Duct) which promotes her propeller efficiency plus a ballast water management system that prevents damage to marine ecosystems.
SHONAI MARU will be principally involved in long-term service carrying thermal coal to Chubu Electric Power’s Hekinan Thermal Power Plant for JERA Trading Pte. Ltd.
|Full Draft||12.994 M|
|Deadweight Tons||101,847 MT|
|Gross Tons||57,842 T|
|Net Tons||31,523 T|