Newbuild Contract for 210,000 DWT Bulker

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

November 6, 2019

File Image: A typical "K" Line coal carrier (CREDIT: "K" Line

File Image: A typical "K" Line coal carrier (CREDIT: "K" Line

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. has announced that construction contract for 210,000-dwt Bulk Carrier to be completed in 2021 fiscal year has been made with Japan Marine United Corporation.

After delivery from the yard, the vessel will be put into a consecutive voyage as per contract signed with JFE Steel and will be engaged in iron ore and coal transportation.

The main features of this vessel will comply with NOx emission regulations (Tier III) and be  equipped with SOx scrubber that removes SOx from the exhaust gas for complying with SOx emission regulations that will be enforced worldwide from January 2020. This vessel is also an energy-saving type that achieves both increased cargo weight and reduced fuel consumption compared to conventional ships. In addition, she is a state-of-the-art vessel that meets the EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index), which is a GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emission regulation, taking into consideration the Phase 2 level applied to contracted vessels after 2020.

Vessel Particulars (All figures are approximate):

  • LOA: 299.99M
  • Width: 50.00M
  • Depth: 25.00M
  • Draft: 18.40M
  • Deadweight: 211,000T
  • Gross Tons: 108,900

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