Japanese transport main Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (Ok Line) has struck a deal to constitution its newbuild 86,700 cu m LPG/ammonia service to compatriot Gyxis Company for an undisclosed interval.
The 230 m lengthy vessel will likely be delivered in 2023 by Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries, that includes low-emission and separate cargo tanks designed to hold LPG and liquefied ammonia on the identical time.
It is usually Ok Line’s first LPG-fuelled ship of this sort that has been designed to cut back CO2 emissions by 20%, SOx by as much as 100% and NOx by 10 to fifteen% in comparison with different very giant gasoline carriers.
The corporate has not disclosed any additional particulars in regards to the newbuild constitution. Kawasaki Heavy’s LPG/ammonia service has attracted one other home proprietor, Eneos Ocean Company, which confirmed an order for a similar LPG-fuelled 86,700 cu m vessel final week.