Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo (K-Line), announced yesterday the delivery of “FORESTAL GAIA,” a woodchip carrier from Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on May 24, 2017.

K-Line takes delivery of woodchip carrier Forestal Gaia from Tsuneishi Shipbuilding
Caption: K-Line's woodchip carrier Forestal Gaia - Image courtesy of K-Line

“FORESTAL GAIA” is in dedicated service to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for carrying woodchips for paper materials. She sailed Wednesday for Dung Quat Port, Vietnam as her maiden voyage.

She inherited this traditional and unique vessel name from a predecessor also engaged in service to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for a long time in the past.

She is equipped with the latest environmental-friendly, safety-oriented features.

Vessel’s Particulars:

 LOA  199.90m
 Depth  22.85m
 Beam  32.20m
 DWT  about 49,200mt
 Hold/Hatch  6/6
 Hold Capacity  about 3,600,000cft

Source: K-Line