“K” Line Enters Long-Term Time Charter with Construction of 2 LNG Carriers

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is pleased to announce the signing of two long-term Time Charter contracts which have been concluded with a subsidiary of INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) and with a joint venture of INPEX and French Oil Major TOTAL S.A. (TOTAL)’s subsidiaries. “K” Line has also executed Shipbuilding contracts with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy […]

“K” Line : Actual Ship Onboard Test of SCR System for Diesel Generator Started on 8,600TEU New Container Ship “HANOI BRIDGE”

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Japan Marine United Corporation and Daihatsu Diesel Mfg.Co. will begin actual on-board ship tests of Selective Catalytic Reduction System (SCR System) for Diesel Generator to confirm  the attainment of  NOx TierⅢ Regulations in MARPOL Annex VI. NOx TierⅢ regulations, effective from January 1st 2016, in MARPOL Annex VI necessitates us to reduce NOx emissions in ECA […]

“K” Line News Release: Shipping Industry Provides Funding to UNDP Job Creation Initiative in Somalia

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line), Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena, NYK and MOL have announced today their joint collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and capacity building projects in Somalia.  The industry partners will provide funding of US$ 1.0 million to the UNDP.  The UNDP will oversee the distribution of the funds from 2013. […]

“K” Line’s Triple Decker Motorcycle Carrier has Landed in India

Spanning a Bridge between India and Indonesia “K” Line (India) Private Limited, “K” Line’s subsidiary company in India, launched transportation by Triple Decker Motorcycle Carrier (3-level motorbike carrier) from the distribution center of a motorcycle manufacturer in the Delhi area to its domestic depot. The company had started trial operations in November 2012, and can now provide regular steady service.

“K” Line Enhances JABCO Services

KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. (“K” Line) is pleased to announce upgrade of its Intra-Asia Service (JABCO-1 and JABCO-2) with better transit times between Japan and Thailand. With this enhancement, “K” Line can offer efficient, high-quality services in its Japan – Thailand coverage, maintaining direct coverage for China – Vietnam – Thailand – Philippines trade lane.