K-Line Announces Delivery Of 88000 DWT Coal Carrier – Corona Zenith
On July 25, 2019, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) announced that “CORONA ZENITH” is delivered, which is an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan.
Just like “K” Line’s specialized fleet CORONA ZENITH is the same type for the transport of thermal coal known as the “Corona-series.” The Corona-series consists of epoch-making coal carriers equipped with a wide beam and shallow draft, which are the most suitable type to enter ports of domestic Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.
The latest energy-saving and ecological technology such as WAD (Weather Adapted Duct) is equipped in CORONA ZENITH which promotes her propeller efficiency and ballast water management system which protect the marine ecosystem.
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Now the Corona-series now consists of 22 carriers with this new latest deployment. “K” Line takes pride that its Corona-series has been so favorably evaluated for always providing customers steady and reliable thermal coal transport service with maximum safety. We will continue to ensure that our services fully meet the needs of our esteemed customers.
- LOA: 229.98 M
- Deadweight Tons: 88,810 MT
- Beam: 38.00 M
- Gross Tons: 49,737 T
- Depth: 19.90 M
- Net Tons: 28,505 T
- Full Draft: 13.904 M
- Hold/Hatch: 5/5