Order Received for 19,000 m3 LNG Carrier

Mar. 09, 2005

 Tokyo, March 9, 2005 – Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation today announced that it has concluded a contract with Maple LNG Transport Inc., a joint venture of Hiroshima Gas Co., Ltd. and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., to build a 19,100 m3, triple-Moss tank LNG carrier developed by Kawasaki Shipbuilding. The carrier is scheduled to be delivered in September 2007.