“K” Line takes delivery of 311,000 DWT - type VLCC “TEDORIGAWA”
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Delivery of 311,000 DWT - type VLCC “ TEDORIGAWA ” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, announced the delivery of “TEDORIGAWA,” a 311,000 DWT - type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on June 4, 2018. The vessel achieves low fuel consumption (about 20% reduction compared with conventional VLCC) by removing Bulbus Bow, applying ultra - long stroke slow speed main diesel engine and highly - efficient large diameter propeller. A ballast water treatment system ensures ocean habitat is protected from unwanted environmental effects.