Japanese ship operator Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (‘K’ Line) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Anglo American regarding the establishment of a working committee for collaborative research on decarbonisation.
‘K’ Line is engaged in the seaborne transportation of raw materials for Anglo American. Anglo American and ‘K’ Line have agreed to collaborate through the sharing of research and ideas and the utilisation 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 global mining company with a portfolio of operations and a broad range of future development options. ‘K’ Line’s marine transportation business employs bulk carriers, with coal and iron ore as top priority areas driving growth.