Delivery of Woodchip Carrier “FORESTAL GAIA”

May 24, 2017

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “FORESTAL GAIA”, a woodchip carrier from Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on May 24, 2017.

“FORESTAL GAIA” is in dedicated service to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for carrying woodchips for paper materials. She sailed today for Dung Quat Port, Vietnam as her maiden voyage.

She inherited this traditional and unique vessel name from a predecessor also engaged in service to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for a long time in the past.

She is equipped with the latest environmental-friendly, safety-oriented features. "K" Line is committed to continue offering our customers a high-quality transport services in line with our company’s corporate policy.


Woodchip carrier "Forestal Gaia". Image by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.



Vessel’s Particulars
DWT about 49,200mt
Hold/Hatch 6/6
Hold Capacity about 3,600,000cft
LOA 199.90m
Depth 22.85m
Beam 32.20m

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. press release