“K” Line India Bulk Division is based in Mumbai and operates about 60 bulk carriers under the banner of “K” Line (India) Pvt. Ltd. was established in 2008 and now with over 20 well experienced staff providing their services to the world-wide “K” Line offices ie; Tokyo , London & Singapore besides various Dry Bulk customers. Recent operating bulk vessels capacity about 60 vessels (as of Jul, 2016) is a truly largest volume amongst India.
The core activity of this division is to handle the Post Fixture Vessel Operations work on behalf of the Principal offices KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA LTD, TOKYO, K LINE BULK SHIPPING, LONDON & "K" LINE PTE LTD., SINGAPORE.
Currently “K” Line India Bulk Division operates a fleet of about 60 Bulk carriers consisting of Handysize, Handymax, Supramax, Panamax and Cape Vessels – on International voyages calling ports worldwide in South America, United States, Mediterranean, North Europe including Baltic, Australia, Persian Gulf & Asian, Pacific and Far East.
“K” Line India Bulk Division Operations Personnel are fully conversant with handling a vast variety of cargoes such as : Coal, Iron Ore, Grain, Petcoke, Sugar, Salt, Steel Products, Sulphur, Ore Concentrates etc…
Amongst close customers are major Indian conglomerates such as JSW Steel & Energy, Libra Shipping Services (Subsidiary of Adani Group) etc., with whom KKK (TOKYO) have long term contracts. Also successfully established business relationship with many esteemed customers in India with excellent feedback of close communication as “K” Line India being Indian Shipping company and operation hub in India.
Besides the Post Fixture operations, “K” Line India Bulk Division also undertakes Chartering activities and has a dedicated chartering team who is constantly endeavoring to build and expand the Customer base and focusing on steadily increasing business activities from “K” Line India Bulk Division.
K” Line India Bulk Division commenced operations in May 2008 Until September 2011 which was the Initial phase, activity of the division was limited to carrying out Post Fixture Operations of Panamax vessels under long term contracts with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Tokyo, Japan
“K” Line India Quality : One for All, All for One
“K” Line India Bulk team has essential spirits of high level cooperation among the team, from executive to senior management without any barriers. All the vessel Operators get chances to visit K Line overseas Offices, Ships, Dockyards etc. for learning, meeting or site investigation. This initiative of “K” Line India drives our quality of operation and enhances communication quality with overseas offices and clients. A unique project implemented in “K” Line India is the “Tokyo Project” wherein selected personnel mostly in batches of two visit “K” Line Tokyo office for 2 to 3 month terms.
They work in Tokyo which enables them to achieve better communication with the head office besides directly experiencing working environment and imbibing the philosophy of “K” Line Shipping.