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K Line Takes Delivery of MV Tohoku Maru Coal Carrier from Oshima Shipbuilding

Logistic News - Published on Wed, 12 Feb 2020

Image Source: K Line Tohoku Maru Coal Carrier
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd announced the delivery of MV Tohoku Maru, a 91,000 DWT special coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co Ltd on 6 February 2020. Tohoku Maru is same type as "K" Line's specialized fleet for transport of thermal coal known as the “Corona-series”. The “Corona-series” consists of epoch-making coal carriers equipped with wide beam and shallow draft, which are the most suitable type to enter ports of Japanese Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.

Tohoku Maru is equipped with latest energy-saving and ecological technology such as Advanced Flipper Fins and Rudder Fin which promote her propeller efficiencjt She also has the latest ecological technology such as ballast water management system which protects marine ecosystems, and SOx Scrubber which eliminates sulfur oxides from exhaust gas of engine and enables her to comply with the Global regulation of SOx which started in January, 2020.

Vessel's Specifications
LOA: 234.99 M
Deadweight Tons: 91,818 MT
Beam: 43.00 M
Gross Tons: 52,458 T
Depth: 18.40 M
Net Tons: 28,945 T
Full Draft: 12.885 M
Hold/Hatch: 5/5

Tohoku Maru will be principally involved in carrying thermal coal to Thermal Power Plants for Tohoku Electric Power Co Inc

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Wed, 12 Feb 2020
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