K Line: New LPG Carrier Delivered(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)

- Nov 21, 2018-

The VLGC LPG Genesis River was delivered to the company at Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Sakaide Shipyard today.

The 82,418 cbm newbuilding commences its service to Gyxis under a time charter contract concluded in 2015.

On November 2, 2018, the ship was named Genesis River.

“This vessel becomes the second LPG carrier in our fleet which is employed by Gyxis, and we are hopeful of her contribution to the evergrowing global seaborne LPG trading through her service to Gyxis,” K Line said.

As explained, the vessel is designed for improved propulsion performance and lower fuel consumption, with environmentally-friendly equipment such as ballast water management system installed.

Featuring a length of 229.9 meters and a width of 37.2 meters, the vessel has a gross tonnage of 46,794 tons. Genesis River currently has a market value of USD 70.16 million, VesselsValue’s data shows.(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)



Marine Capstan refers to the capstan with a warping head installed on deck of a ship mainly used for ship anchoring, mooring, weights pulling and so on. According to power type, there are mainly electric marine capstan, hydraulic marine capstan, manual marine capstan, pneumatic marine capstan and gas powered capstan winch; according to material of the marine capstan, there are cast iron galvanized capstan, stainless steel capstan, aluminum capstan and bronze capstan; according to shaft center line orientation, there are vertical marine capstan and horizontal marine capstan, vertical capstan is installed on deck with part of the capstan above the deck and other parts are below the deck; horizontal capstan is mounted above the deck. The power drives the drum to rotate to wind rope, cable or chain during anchorage or mooring operations. The torque transmission gear can be set in the warping head.(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)