"DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY" on maiden call to Amsterdam
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) is under way of "DRIVE GREEN PROJECT" to pursue environmental protection and energy saving with the world's most advanced technologies to be integrated on the 7,500-unit Car Carrier on order with Japan Marine United Corporation. As the Flag Ship of this project, "DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY", was delivered early 2016 and recently made her maiden call to Amsterdam.
K-Line Launches Eco-Ship Featuring Solar Power Technology
Solar Frontier K.K (Solar Frontier) Thursday announced that its CIS solar panels have been installed on a vessel owned by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line), said to be the carrier's newest environmentally friendly transport ship. "K Line is demonstrating how solar energy can improve the energy efficiency and reduce the ecological impact of the shipping industry," said Atsuhiko Hirano, CEO of Solar Frontier. "This is one example of the greater role that solar energy has to play in our future, supporting an ever broader range of technologies in a wider range of industries." The ship, a car-carrier named Drive Green Highway, is said to integrate "advanced energy-efficient technologies" as well as design improvements in order to reduce the vessel's environmental impact on the environment. http://shipandbunker.com/news/world/705455-k-line-launches-eco-ship-featuring-solar-power-technologyUpload News