K Line’s new car carrier gets LNG fuel tanks

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By Naida Hakirevic Earlier this month, LNG fuel tanks were installed on a car carrier which is under construction at Tadotsu Shipyard, part of Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding Group.

The unit was ordered by Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) in 2018 as a next-generation car carrier with a reduced environmental load.

The construction is currently ongoing with estimated delivery within 2020 fiscal year.

The vessel is equipped with a dual-fuel diesel engine and the fuel gas supply system (FGSS) engineered by TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH of Mitsui E&S Group. The FGSS is composed of an LNG fuel

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