Take Over Vessel "M.V. Mackinac Bridge"


February 2018, K-LINE Bangladeshi Officers took over 14,000 TEUS 1st Japan Flag Ultra-Large Containership (ULCS). This beautiful lady Mackinac Bridge is the first delivery vessel of the Ultra Large Carrier for K line fleet.

Tokyo-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) took delivery of the 14,000-TEU at Imabari Shipbuilding Company's Hiroshima Shipyard in Japan. "K" Line has a total of five ULCSs scheduled for delivery this year, which would bring its total to 10 units.

Haque & Sons is proud to be part of the process in grooming, training and maintaining the pool of KLSM crew since 1997. This is the largest Container vessel that Bangladeshi officers are managing and next Ultra Large Container Ship delivery is schedule in June 2018 where the full Bangladeshi compliment will be working onboard the vessel.

These vessels will be operated under Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), a joint venture of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd ("MOL"), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha ("NYK").

Haque & Sons wishes all the success of K-LINE and the seafarers sailing on board.