Kawasaki delivers newly developed 311,000-ton VLCC KISOGAWA
OREANDA-NEWS. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. delivered today the KISOGAWA (Kawasaki hull no. 8026, NACKS hull no. NE237), a very large crude oil carrier (VLCC), to KISOGAWA SHIPPING S.A. The vessel was delivered at the Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) shipyard, which is located in Nantong, China and operated jointly with China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited. The KISOGAWA is the first vessel of Kawasaki's newly developed 311,000-ton (dead weight tonnage) VLCC.
Delivery, principal particulars and features of the vessel are as described below.
|Delivery||November 15, 2017|
|Length overall||339.50 m|
|Length between perpendiculars||334.10 m|
|Molded breadth||60.00 m|
|Molded depth||28.90 m|
|Molded draft||21.00 m|
|Gross tonnage||161,486 t|
|Main engine||One set of MAN B & W 7G80ME-C9.5-TII diesel engine|
|Maximum continuous output||21,670 kW at 58 rpm|
|Classification||American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)|
|Country of registration||Panama|