September 1, 2017
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) held naming ceremony for the
newly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier at Sakaide Shipyard of Kawasaki
Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI).
The new vessel was given her name "PACIFIC BREEZE" by Mr. Jeng-Zen
Fang, Vice President of CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC).
Designed by KHI, PACIFIC BREEZE is the largest Moss-type LNG carrier. She is
also the first Moss-type LNG carrier equipped with the Tri-Fuel Diesel (TFD)
Propulsion System which accomplishes low fuel consumption together with
bringing environmentally friendly conditions.
"PACIFIC BREEZE" will be time-chartered by IT Marine Transport Pte. Ltd., a joint-venture company between INPEX Corporation and TOTAL S.A., and consigned to CPC and will be carrying LNG from the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, Australia to Taiwan after her delivery.
[Main Particulars of the vessel]
|Owner||Pacific Breeze LNG Transport S.A.|
|Charter||IT Marine Transport Pte. Ltd.|
|Shipyard||Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Sakaide Shipyard)|
|Tank Type / Tank Capacity||Moss / abt.182,000m3|
|Propulsion System||TFD (Tri-Fuel Diesel)|