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.

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

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.

Vessel’s Specifications:

 LOA  249.99 M
 Beam  43.00 M
 Depth   18.70 M
 Full Draft  12.994 M
 Deadweight Tons  101,847 MT
 Gross Tons  57,842 T 
 Net Tons  31,523 T
 Hold/Hatch   6/6

Source: K-Line