Korean Shipyard Launches PIL Container Ship

Monday, September 17, 2012
'Kota Gaya': Photo credit Navgathi Marine

The first ship of four 2800TEU container ships, 'Kota Gaya', for Pacific International Lines (PIL) launched from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, S.Korea.

Navgathi Marine is providing the project management for the new-buildings for Pacific International Lines and Navgathi’s professional team is on site to manage the project.

The Kota Gaya is of 222 m LOA, beam 30 m and a 12 m scantling draft. She is powered by Hyundai-MAN B&W 8L70MC-C8.1 engines of nominal rating 26,160 KW x 108.0 RPM.

Navgathi Marine, a marine consultancy and manufacturing firm with offices in India, South Korea and UAE, assists ship owners in various stages new shipbuilding.

Pacific International Lines (PIL) incorporated in Singapore is one of the largest ship-owners in Asia, whose fleet of container ships operate worldwide.


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