Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (K-Line) announced earlier today the delivery of “CORONA XANADU,” an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Shin Kasado Dockyard Co.,Ltd. of Imabari Shipbuilding Group Japan on May 23, 2018.

K-Line announces delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier “CORONA XANADU”

CORONA XANADU is same type as “K” Line’s specialized fleet for transport of thermal coal known as the “Corona-series”. The Corona-series 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.

CORONA XANADU is equipped with latest energy saving and ecological technology such as WAD (Weather Adapted Duct) which promotes her propeller efficiency and ballast water management system which saves marine ecosystems.

With this new latest deployment, the Corona-series now consists of 19 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  229.98 M  Deadweight Tons  88,869 MT
 Beam  38.00 M  Gross Tons  49,733 T
 Depth  19.90 M  Net Tons  28,528 T
 Full Draft  13.904 M  Hold/Hatch  5/5 

Source: K-Line