Delivery of ‘Corona’ Series Coal Carrier “Corona Royal”

October 2, 2013

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called "K" Line) is proud to announce the delivery of "Corona Royal", an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on October 2nd, 2013.

Corona Royal is same type as "K" Line's specialized fleet for transport of thermal coal known as the "Corona-series". The Corona-series, which "K" Line originated and continues to develop, consists of epoch-making coal carriers equipped with wide beam and shallow draft, which are the most suitable type to enter ports of domestic Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.

With this new latest deployment, the Corona-series has consisted of 16 carriers."K" Line takes pride that its Corona-series has been so favorably evaluated for always ensuring customers steady and reliable thermal coal transport service with maximum safety.

Vessel’s Specifications
LOA: 229.98M
Beam: 38.00M
Depth: 19.90M
Full Draft: 13.904M

Deadweight Tons: 88,887MT
Gross Tons: 49,762T
Net Tons: 28,540T
Hold / Hatch: 5 / 5

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. press release