NYK to Build Company’s First LNG-Fueled Capesize Bulk Carrier

Jul. 20, 2021 NYK has concluded a long-term consecutive voyage charter (CVC) contract with JFE Steel Corporation for a new large bulk carrier that uses LNG (liquefied natural gas) as its main fuel. This vessel will be the first LNG-fueled capesize bulk carrier to be built by NYK. The ship will be delivered in early 2024 and will be used in the Pacific trade of…

Japan’s First Containership Recognized for Its Historical Contribution to Maritime Transportation Efficiency

Jul. 13, 2021 Hakone Maru, a container carrier formerly owned and operated by NYK, has been recognized by the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE) as “Japan’s first new container carrier that realized efficient maritime transportation.” This honor is given to vessels that have historical, academic, and technical value, promote public understanding, and are seen as symbols of cultural heritage for future…

MOL Signs Deal for Long-term Transport Using Newbuilding LNG-fueled Bulker

July 20, 2021 TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Takeshi Hashimoto) today announced the signing of a long-term contract with JFE Steel Corporation (JFE Steel; President & CEO: Yoshihisa Kitano; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) for long-term transport using an LNG-fueled bulk carrier.Also, MOL and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (President: Yoshinori Maeta; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) have reached a basic agreement on construction of the vessel,…

MOL’s Wholly Owned Euro Marine Logistics Starts Sea Trials of Car Carrier Powered by Biofuel

June 30, 2021 TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Takeshi Hashimoto) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Euro Marine Logistics N.V. (EML; Headquarters: Belgium) has started sea trials of its operated car carrier, the City Of Oslo, using bio fuel. EML signed a deal for biofuel supply with GoodFuels (President: Dirk Kronemeijer; Headquarters: the Netherlands), and about 370 tons of biofuel were bunkered…