ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE) and Shin Kurushima Dockyard for their jointly developed design of an ammonia-fuelled PCC.
“K” Line and KHI announced that they have concluded a co-development contract for “AI-based Marine Machinery Operation Support System” that is expected to be part of the core technology to achieve autonomous vessel operation in the future.
“K” LINE has successfully separated and captured CO2 from the exhaust gas emitted from the vessel, coal carrier “CORONA UTILITY”, which has been installed the “CC-OCEAN” project for the verification of CO2 capture plant onboard.
“K” LINE has signed “Transition Linked Loan (TLL)” with syndicated lenders, arranged by MHBK, in accordance with the “Transition Linked Finance Framework” which is based on “K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050, announced September 6th, 2021.
“K” LINE has decided to procure eight 7,000 units class car carriers fueled by LNG by FY2023 to FY2025, following our first LNG-fueled vessel, “CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN” which was delivered on March 12, 2021.
“K” LINE has arranged an operating lease for the Next-Generation Environmentally-Friendly LNG-fueled Car Carrier through Climate Transition Loan with Mizuho Bank Ltd.
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has been working in cooperation with “K” Line and ClassNK, to conduct test operations and measurements for a small scale demonstration plant of the “Marine-based CO2 Capture System”, in order to verify the equipment’s use.
“K” LINE has signed a long-term consecutive voyage charter with JFE Steel Corporation regarding the upcoming new built Capesize bulk carrier (210,000 DWT) fueled by LNG.
“K” Line has decided to install IP/MPLS solution with LTE communication proposed by NOKIA as Digital Transformation (DX) solution for ships to our LNG-fueled Pure Car Carrier “CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN”