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Delivery of ‘Corona-Series’ Coal Carrier "CORONA UTILITY"

January 13, 2016

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called "K" Line) is proud to announce the delivery of "CORONA UTILITY," an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on January 13, 2016.

Corona Series Vessel

"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. "K" Line takes pride that its 'Corona-series' has been so favorably evaluated for always ensuring customers steady and reliable thermal coal transport service with maximum safety.

Vessel's Specifications

LOA : 229.98M Deadweight Tons : 88,847MT
Beam : 38.00M Gross Tons : 49,721T
Depth : 19.90M Net Tons : 28,535T
Full Draft : 13.904M   Hold/Hatch : 5/5