“K” LINE starts collaborative research on decarbonisation with Anglo American


Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Anglo American, for which it has been engaged in the seaborne transportation of raw materials, regarding the establishment of a working committee for collaborative research on decarbonisation.

Anglo American and “K” LINE have agreed to collaborate through the sharing of research and ideas and the utilization of both parties’ knowledge of new marine technology, alternative fuels and other fields that have the potential to grow in the near future to achieve their common goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Anglo American is a leading, global mining company with a portfolio of competitive, world class operations and a broad range of future development options.

In its Medium-Term Management Plan published on May 9th, 2022, “K” LINE defined the marine transportation business using coal and iron ore carriers as one of its top priority areas driving growth.

The company says it will continuously strive to enhance its corporate value by contributing to the sustainable development of society and the global environment with active collaboration on decarbonisation through the development of partnerships with customers.