On September 16, a naming ceremony was held at the Sakaide Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. for Japan’s first LNG bunkering vessel (“LBV”).
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding is working in cooperation with “K” Line and ClassNK, to conduct test operations and measurements for a small scale ship-based CO2 capture demonstration plant.
“K” Line has thoroughly revised the long-term guideline concerning the environment, “K” Line Environmental Vision 2050 – Blue Seas for the Future -, in order to strengthen the initiatives toward global environmental preservation such as reduction of GHG.
Due to COVID-19, unprecedented and difficult times have brought a lot of challenges to many of our seafarers: lockdowns, travel restrictions, difficulties on crew changeovers, and restrictions on shore leaves are among others.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, JERA Co., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and NYK promote LNG fuel supply business in the Chubu region through Central LNG Shipping Co., Ltd. and Central LNG Marine Fuel Co., Ltd.
“K” Line is pleased to announce the signing of a long-term Time Charter contract of 12 years plus 12 years from 2022, which have been concluded with PETRONAS LNG Ltd., a subsidiary of PETRONAS.
“K” Line is proud to announce the delivery of “TOHOKU MARU,” a 91,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on 6 February 2020.
“K” LINE is proud to announce that the company was recognized as “A-List,” the top rating, on climate change from CDP, which is an NGO engaging in activities for realizing sustainable economy, in “CDP 2019 Japan Report Launch ” held on January 20 in Tokyo.
“K” LINE and FueLNG have concluded a ship management agreement for the 7,500CBM LNG-Bunkering Vessel that FueLNG will own, operate and carry out all commercial operations.