Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo (K-Line) announced earlier today the delivery of KISOGAWA, a 311,000 DWT-type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on November 15, 2017.

K-Line takes delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC “KISOGAWA”

The vessel achieves low fuel consumption (about 20% reduction compared with our conventional VLCC) by removing Bulbus Bow, applying ultra-long stroke slow speed main diesel engine and highly-efficient large diameter propeller.

A ballast water management system ensures ocean habitat is protected from unwanted environmental effects.

Vessel’s main particulars:

 LOA  339.50 m
 Beam  60.00 m
 Depth  28.90 m
 Draft  21.00 m
 DWT  312,020 MT
 Gross Ton  161,486 T
 Tank Capacity  350,337 m3
 Flag  Republic of Panama
 Class  ABS

Source: K-Line