December 21, 2011 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (quot;K" Line) offers its most sincere sympathy to all those affected by the flood disaster in Thailand. To contribute to flood relief and disaster recovery efforts, "K" Line is shipping containers of relief supplies free of charge from Japan to regions of Thailand that have been afflicted by devastating floods.
On December 21, quot;K" Line shipped nine 40-foot containers loaded with water, medical supplies, work gloves, towels, masks and other supplies from the Port of Tokyo to support relief operations in flooded regions of Thailand. The supplies were contributed by Miyagi Prefecture in appreciation for support received from Thailand following the Great East Japan Earthquake earlier this year. They are scheduled to arrive at Laem Chabang Port in Thailand on January 1 for distribution to the disaster areas.
"K" Line will continue to undertake active support operations in the afflicted regions through its marine transport and other services.