Tokyo-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) took delivery of a coal carrier named Corona Utility at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on January 13, 2016.

K Line takes delivery of new coal carrier - Corona Utility

The 88,000 DWT coal carrier CORONA UTILITY 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 Japanese Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.

With this new latest deployment, the Corona-series now consists of 19 carriers.