MOL Training Vessel SPIRIT OF MOL Launched

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Akimitsu Ashida) yesterday launched its first training vessel, the SPIRIT OF MOL, at the Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Company in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture. Executives on hand for the launching and christening ceremonies included MOL Deputy President and Director-General of Safety Operations Headquarters Hidehiro Harada. The company will start practical training aboard the vessel in mid-July. Launching of the SPIRIT OF MOL is key to the company’s efforts to reinforce the safety of vessel operations.