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Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha launches next generation LNG-fuelled car carrier

25 Aug 2020

Japanese maritime transportation company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) on Monday (24 August) said its next-generation liquified natural gas (LNG) fuelled car carrier has been launched. 

Construction began on 31 July and is estimated to be completed within the 2020 fiscal year, it said.

The main engine on this vessel is a dual-fuel diesel engine ME-GI with exhaust gas recirculation system (EGR) to apply with NOx Tier III.

“K” Line added that the auxiliary engines are also dual-fuel diesel engines which conform to NOx Tier III in gas mode and is designed to meet NOx tier III requirements even in diesel mode, offering flexibility in the choice of fuel.

Photo credit Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha
Published: 25 August, 2020


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