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.

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

“GENESIS RIVER” commences her service to GYXIS under a time charter contract concluded in 2015, the year GYXIS was founded.

Earlier this month, on November 2, she was given her name "GENESIS RIVER" by GYXIS’ Mr. Doi.

“This vessel becomes the second LPG carrier in our fleet which is employed by GYXIS, and we are hopeful of her contribution to the ever-growing global seaborne LPG trading through her service to GYXIS. To meet customer’s requirements and satisfaction, the vessel is designed for improved propulsion performance and lower fuel consumption, and environmentally-friendly equipment such as ballast water management system is installed to protect marine ecosystem from unwanted environmental effect. “K” Line is committed to continue providing the most reliable and stable service possible to our valued customers with assurance of the highest standard of safety.”

Vessel specifications:

 LOA  229.90 m
 Beam  37.20 m
 Depth  21.00 m
 Full Draft  11.20 m
 Deadweight Tons  54,149 MT
 Gross Tons  46,794 MT
 Cargo Tank Capacity  82,418 ㎥
 Registry  Republic of Panama
 Class  ABS

Source: K-Line