Tag: <span>“K” Line</span>

K Line aims to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050
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K Line aims to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has announced it is raising its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target to net-zero by 2050. It is revised targets, K Line states that it aims to improve CO2 emission efficiency by 50 per cent by 2030 compared to 2008, exceeding the 40 per cent target set by the International...

CO2 capture plant installed onboard coal carrier
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CO2 capture plant installed onboard coal carrier

A small CO2 capture plant has been installed onboard the coal carrier Corona Utility, operated by K Line for Tohoku Electric Power. The installation took place at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Yokohama Works (MHI Yokohama). The installation is part of a joint project between K Line, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and Class NK to develop a CO2 capture...

K Line joins R&D project for CO2 marine transportation
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K Line joins R&D project for CO2 marine transportation

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K LINE), Nippon Gas Line (NGL) and Ochanomizu University, Japan, have announced their participation in the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) project, “CCUS R&D and Demonstration Related Project / Large-scale CCUS Demonstration in Tomakomai / Demonstration Project on CO2 Transportation” on consignment from Engineering Advancement Association of Japan (ENAA)....

K Line establishes carbon neutral promotion group
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K Line establishes carbon neutral promotion group

K Line has announced the establishment of a new department focusing on businesses and projects for carbon neutrality including renewable energy effective on April 1st, 2021. The requirement of decarbonisation is rapidly growing in the world and it accelerates the expectation for business field of carbon neutrality, such as Renewable Energy projects including offshore wind,...

“K” Line rolls out performance management system to chartered vessels
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“K” Line rolls out performance management system to chartered vessels

“K” Line has started the installation of the integrated ship operation and performance management system “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions” on chartered vessels. The company’s owned ships are also being equipped. This system, released in 2016, has so far been installed on about 140 vessels, mainly those owned by “K” Line. It has a variety of...

“K” Line joins Japan Hydrogen Association
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“K” Line joins Japan Hydrogen Association

“K” Line has announced its participation in the “Japan Hydrogen Association” founded by and among numerous private companies who are aiming for the building and enhancement of the hydrogen society. The association will promote global cooperation in hydrogen-oriented activities as well as establishment of supply-chain of hydrogen. In pursuit of the principle in the company’s...

Japan commences first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering business
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Japan commences first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering business

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has commenced its LNG bunkering business in the Chubu region through its joint venture company with JERA, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK). On October 20, the first LNG bunkering vessel in Japan, Kaguya, owned by the joint venture company made historic first Ship-to-Ship LNG fuel supply...

“K” Line leads vessel carbon capture project
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“K” Line leads vessel carbon capture project

“K” Line has announced plans to deploy a small-scale, marine-use demonstration plant for CO2 capture onboard a vessel and conduct research and development on compact facility design. The project is in collaboration with Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and ClassNK and is supported by the Maritime Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). “K”...

Seawing kite system gets ClassNK approval
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Seawing kite system gets ClassNK approval

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE) and AIRSEAS SAS have received an Approval in Principle (AIP) from ClassNK for their automated kite system Seawing. Seawing is a kite system which assists vessel propulsion by harnessing natural wind power through its dynamic flight. A simple switch launches or recovers the kite which unfolds, operates and refolds autonomously....

“K” Line launches revised Environmental Vision for 2050
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“K” Line launches revised Environmental Vision for 2050

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has revised its Environmental Vision 2050 – Blue Seas for the Future report to strengthen its initiatives towards the reduction of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The “K” Line Environmental Vision 2050 was launched in 2015, setting forth long-term goals to reduce emissions and increase research into advanced technology. “K”...

“K” LINE joins the International Windship Association
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“K” LINE joins the International Windship Association

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE), a shipping company operating 468 large vessels has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the member driven not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of direct wind propulsion in commercial shipping. “K” LINE joining IWSA sends a clear message to the industry and policy makers that wind...

K Line joins hydrogen carrier research project
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K Line joins hydrogen carrier research project

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) is participating in the ‘CO2-free Hydrogen Energy Supply-Chain Technology Research Association’ (HySTRA), an association working towards creating an international CO₂ free energy supply chain comprised of hydrogen production from brown coal in Australia. HySTRA was founded in 2016 to develop and demonstrate technologies required to build a supply chain comprising...