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  • 14 November 2018
    Vessels

    Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) signed a charter contract with China’s Unipec, the trading arm of state oil major Sinopec, for a 149,700-cbm LNG carrier. NYK will charter the 2007-built Grace Acacia to Unipec for four-and-a-half years starting in February 2019. Chinese LNG imports have been rising steadily as the country is […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT), of which NYK has a 50% share, held a naming ceremony, September 25th, for a new shuttle tanker that is being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries. The ceremony was attended by KNOT president Trygve Seglem, NYK senior managing corporate officer Hitoshi Nagasawa, and NYK corporate officer Svein Steimler, among […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

      To make improvements in energy and economic efficiency, NYK has installed E·COOL, a next-generation energy-saving fluorescent lighting system produced by Optrom, Inc., on six NYK-operated car carriers. Since April 2012, approximately 13,000 fluorescent lights have been replaced by E·COOL. E·COOL uses a cold cathode fluorescent lamp (CCFL) that has been used for years in […]

  • 27 September 2013

    On September 25, Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS, in which NYK has a 50% share, held a naming ceremony for a new shuttle tanker that is being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. The ceremony was attended by KNOT president Trygve Seglem, NYK senior managing corporate officer Hitoshi Nagasawa, and NYK corporate officer […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Vessels

    A brand new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier being built for Japan’s Tokyo Gas was named on Wednesday at the Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation. The 165,000-cbm LNG carrier named “Energy Glory” is jointly owned by NYK and Tokyo LNG Tanker, a unit of Tokyo Gas. This is the third vessel to be jointly […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Vessels

      On August 17, a naming ceremony was held at the Geoje Island shipyard of Samsung Heavy Industries , Ltd. (Samsung) in Korea for two LNG vessels being built for joint owners NYK LNG (Atlantic) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK; Mitsui & Co. Ltd. ; and Teekay Corporation to ship LNG. The vessels […]

  • 24 August 2011

    On August 17, a naming ceremony was held at the Geoje Island shipyard of Samsung Heavy Industries , Ltd.(Samsung) in Korea for two LNG vessels being built for joint owners NYK LNG (Atlantic) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK; Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Teekay Corporation to ship LNG. The vessels are chartered by […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 1, the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA) welcomed 180 new students to its new campus in Calamba, about 50 kilometers south of Manila. Two ceremonies were held — an opening ceremony for the sparkling new crew training facilities, maritime academy, classrooms, and lodgings, and then an entrance ceremony for the incoming class. NTMA is […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    NYK to create a network for onboard financial settlements through the remittance of e-money.

  • 2 September 2019

    The newbuild is to be delivered from Samsung Heavy Industries in 2021.

  • 8 May 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    NYK concluded a time-charter contract for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier with LNG Marine Transport Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated. NYK also concluded a contract with MI LNG Company Limited for the construction of the LNG carrier with a gross tonnage of 138,000 tons. The ship will […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The 87,000 DWT NYK-operated bulk carrier, Shirakumo, arrived at the port of Soma’s wharf No. 5 in Fukushima prefecture on February 9. Shirakumo is the first coal carrier to berth at the wharf since the Great East Japan Earthquake. The ship was carrying 63,000 tons of coal from Newcastle, Australia, destined for the Shinchi thermal […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Vessels

    GDF SUEZ has signed a time charter-party with the Japanese shipowner NYK Line for the LNG carrier Grace Acacia, for a 4-year period starting from summer 2012. The Grace Acacia is co-owned by NYK Line and Mitsui and has been delivered from Hyundai shipbuilding yards in 2007. She is equipped with Mark III GTT cargo […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    On December 15, a new drillship owned by Etesco Drilling Services LLC., was delivered at Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.’s Geoje Shipyard in Korea. At the naming ceremony held on the day before the delivery, the drillship was named Etesco Takatsugu J. NYK director and managing corporate officer Hitoshi Nagasawa participated in the ceremony. The […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    NYK makes a big step toward realizing its target of manned autonomous ships for safer operations.

  • 14 November 2011
    Vessels

    On November 1, a naming ceremony was held at the Geoje Island shipyard of Samsung Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Samsung) in Korea for two LNG vessels being built for joint owners NYK LNG (Atlantic) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK; Mitsui & Co. Ltd.; and Teekay Corporation. The vessels have been chartered by Angola LNG […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Japanese NYK Group based in Singapore, has taken delivery of a new 100,000 deadweight tonnage coal carrier at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., located in Saikai city, Nagasaki prefecture. A delivery and naming ceremony was held at the shipyard on September 25th. The ship, named Tenryu Maru, is the first […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The very large crude oil carrier (VLCC) Takamatsu Maru arrived for the first time at the sea berth for the Kawasaki refinery of TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K., which assumed the charter of this vessel after the company purchased virtually all of Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Japan business. The vessel was built by IHI Marine United Inc. and […]

  • 7 October 2019

    NYK Group takes delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with a two-stroke dual-fuel engine.

  • 19 December 2011
    Vessels

    NYK LNG carrier Broog and NYK LNG Shipmanagement Ltd., the carrier’s ship-management company, have been accredited by the Green Award Foundation,  which recognized the carrier and ship-management company for their attention to quality, safety, and the environment. The decision to bring LNG carriers into the Green Award program came from an initiative of and was […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    On April 30, NYK concluded a time-charter contract for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier with LNG Marine Transport Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Company Incorporated. NYK also concluded a contract with MI LNG Company Limited for the construction of the LNG carrier (gross tonnage: 138,000 tons). The ship will […]

  • 13 June 2016

    Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Ezra Holdings and the LNG engineer Chiyoda Corporation to acquire a 25 percent share of EMAS Chiyoda Subsea.