"K" Line Delivers Coal Carrier “Tohoku Maru”
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., (“K” Line) has delivered the Tohoku Maru, a 91,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
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 said to be the most suitable type to enter ports of Japanese Thermal Power Stations to discharge cargo.
Tohoku Maru is equipped with Advanced Flipper Fins and Rudder Fin which promote her propeller efficiency. She also has the latest 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.
Tohoku Maru will be principally involved in carrying thermal coal to Thermal Power Plants for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc..
Full Draft 12.885 m
Net Tons 28,945T
Gross Tons 52,458T
Deadweight Tons 91,818MT