Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) held a naming ceremony for the newly-built, very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier for Astomos Energy Corporation (Astomos Energy) at Sakaide Shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. on July 6, 2017.

K Line holds naming ceremony for new-built LPG carrier for Astomos Energy Corporation

The new vessel was given her name “CRYSTAL RIVER” by Mr. Osamu Masuda, President of Astomos Energy.

“The name was given with our hope that she will “crystalize” our ambition and promise to always provide safe navigation, and our wish for the prosperity of her voyages in the ever-growing seaborne LPG trading"

CRYSTAL RIVER will commence her service to Astomos Energy under a memorial first-ever time charter contract directly concluded between the two companies upon her delivery from the shipyard, which is expected to be on July 14, 2017.

Main Particulars of the Vessel:

 LOA  299.90 m  Tank Capacity  82,200 m3
 Beam  37.20 m  Gross Ton  46,793T
 Depth  21.00 m  Flag  Panama
 Draft  11.20 m  Class  ABS

Source: K Line