Bulk Carrier Global Laguna Delivered

Mar. 29, 2012

Bulk Carrier Global Laguna Delivered

Tokyo, March 28, 2012 — Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. today delivered the Global Laguna bulk carrier ,with a capacity of 58,000 DWT (Kawasaki hull no. 1685, NACKS hull no. 125), for Global Jewelry S.A. at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) in Nantong, China.

Features of the Global Laguna

1. The 300m vessel is fully compliant with the new bulk carrier hull strength rules (IACS Common Structural Rules) for enhanced safety.

2. The vessel employs the latest in technology to achieve maximum fuel economy, including an energy-saving main diesel engine, highly efficient propellers, as well as the Kawasaki semi-duct system with contra fins (SDS-F) and rudder bulb with fins (RBS-F), which all contribute to the vessel’s enhanced propulsion performance.

3. The vessel employs double-hull fuel oil tanks and electrical deck machinery to prevent marine pollution.

4. The bulk carrier’s anti-corrosion coatings, complying with the new performance standards for protective coatings (PSPC) for ballast tanks, ensure paint quality that is better than ever.