“K” Line announces delivery of special coal carrier “CORONA XANADU”
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (“K” Line) announced the delivery of “ CORONA XANADU, ” an 88,000 DWT - type special coal carrier at Shin Kasado Dockyard Co.,Ltd. of Imabari Shipbuilding Group Japan on May 23, 2018, the company said in its press release.
CORONA XANADU 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 domestic Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.
CORONA XANADU is equipped with latest energy saving and ecological technology such as WAD (Weat her Adapted Duct) which promotes her propeller efficiency and ba llast water management system which save s marine ecosystems. With this new latest deployment, the Corona - series now consists of 19 carriers.