September 27, 2011 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo (hereinafter "K" Line) is pleased to announce that ‘K’ LINE (INDIA) PRIVATE LIMITED (hereinafter ‘K’ LINE INDIA) will commence management of bulk carrier operations (post fixture) from India.
Currently, five CVCs (Panamax and Post Panamax) and one COA contract (Panamax) have been serving JSW Group’s coal requirements. All operational work of these bulk carriers which was earlier handled by "K" Line in Tokyo will now be handled by "K" LINE INDIA’s staff effective October 1st, 2011.
"K" Line has concluded both CVC and COA contracts with JSW Group, the total now being fourteen. The vessels have been undertaking all marine transportation of Australian, Indonesian and South African coal bound to JSW Group’s facilities in India.
Management of these bulk carrier operations (post fixture) from India will greatly assist customers in India. It also shows "K" Line`s determination to extend customer-oriented services that provide prompt support and quick access for its esteemed customers.