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Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC "KISOGAWA"

November 15, 2017

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called "K" Line) is proud to announce the delivery of "KISOGAWA," a 311,000 DWT-type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on November 15, 2017.

<Main Particulars>

LOA : 339.50M Deadweight Tons : 312,020MT
Beam : 60.00M Gross Tons : 161,486T
Depth : 28.90M Tank Capacity : 350,337m2
Full Draft : 21.00M   Flag : Republic of Pananma
    Class : ABS


  1. The vessel achieves low fuel consumption (about 20% reduction compared with our conventional VLCC) by removing Bulbus Bow, applying ultra-long stroke slow speed main diesel engine and highly-efficient large diameter propeller.
  2. A ballast water management system ensures ocean habitat is protected from unwanted environmental effects.

"K" Line is committed to continue providing the most reliable and stable service possible to our valued customers with the highest standard of safety.

Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC KISOGAWA