“K” Line News: Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC “KISOGAWA”

News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology — By on November 15, 2017 at 10:21 AM


Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “KISOGAWA,” a 311,000 DWT-type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on November 15, 2017.

Main Particulars

LOA 339.50 m
DWT 312,020 MT
Beam 60.00 m
Gross Ton 161,486 T
Depth 28.90 m
Tank Capacity 350,337 ㎥
Draft 21.00 m
Flag Republic of Panama
Class ABS


1. The vessel achieves low fuel consumption (about 20% reduction compared with our conventional VLCC) by removing Bulbus Bow, applying ultra-long stroke slow speed main diesel engine and highly-efficient large diameter propeller.

2. A ballast water management system ensures ocean habitat is protected from unwanted environmental effects.

“K” Line is committed to continue providing the most reliable and stable service possible to our valued customers with the highest standard of safety.

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