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  • 30 March 2018
    Vessels

    Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has approved NYK’s and Oshima Shipbuilding’s plan to develop an LNG-fueled post-Panamax bulk carrier. 

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    NYK LNG carrier Broog has been recognized by the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard for the long-term contribution that the ship has made by providing seawater temperatures to the Japan Coast Guard. Every September 12, the commandant of the Japan Coast Guard recognizes individuals and organizations that have made contributions to marine information services. […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    NYK and MTI have successfully tested a ship-to-shore connection for the ship navigation support tool J-Marine NeCST.

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      NYK was recently selected for the UK-based FTSE Group’s FTSE4Good Index, a major socially responsible investment (SRI) index that has included NYK for many years. The FTSE4Good Index is one of the two leading indexes used by investors concerned about corporate social responsibility criteria. The other major index is the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    NYK Line  GmbH has conferred its NYK Captain Eco Award 2011 on the EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven. Thorsten Kröger, General Manager of NYK Line in Hamburg, and Torben Stecher, Environmental Facilitator of the Japanese shipping company, handed over the award on 12 December in Bremerhaven to EUROGATE Sales Manager Torsten Meyer and EUROGATE Environmental Management […]

  • 17 May 2019

    The ship will undergo a 45-day refit in Singapore.

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    NYK and Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation to form a joint holding company.

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    NYK is selling a 50% stake in NYK Cruises to compatriot investment firm, Anchor Ship Partners.

  • 7 January 2014

    NYK has welcomed the first Filipinos to take on the roles of captain and chief engineer on an NYK-operated LNG vessel. The two men received their promotions in July 2013 at NYK Shipmanagement and began serving in their new roles from December. NYK has focused on the cultivation of future core seafarers from the Philippines, where […]

  • 27 May 2011

    NYK and OOCL are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for the charter of four 13,000 TEU ships. OOCL has exercised its option to order an additional four 13,000 TEU ships on top of the original order of six. Out of the ten ships, four will be chartered to NYK for […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping and logistics company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) improved its annual net profit by 44% in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. NYK ended the FY2014 with YPY 47.6 billion (USD 400.8 million), YPY 14.5 billion more than what the company had made in FY13. The improved results were attributed to a weaker yen and lower […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The NYK Group has completed its winter Sail on Safety campaign, which ran from December 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. NYK carries out the campaign every year as part of its proactive measures to prevent accidents that are more likely to occur due to the turbulent seas that are more common during the winter […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On July 4, NYK conducted a crisis-response drill based on the scenario of a serious accident occurring on an LNG vessel operated by an NYK Group company. This drill was part of the company’s Remember Naka-no-Se Campaign, which has been conducted over the months of July and August every year since July 1998 to remind […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    NYK recently launched a tsunami alert system that will provide tsunami warnings to vessels. Tsunami warnings issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency and other weather service providers will be sent by e-mail to vessels through the company’s NYK e-missions’ system. The warnings should allow affected vessels to determine the best course of action through correspondence […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ezra Holdings, Chiyoda Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have entered into a binding agreement for NYK to invest in EMAS CHIYODA Subsea (ECS), which is currently a 50:50 joint venture company owned by Ezra and Chiyoda. Through the acquisition of shares from Ezra and Chiyoda, NYK will own 25% of ECS, with Ezra […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    NYK has completed its Sail On Safety winter safety campaign, which ran from December 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014. The campaign has been conducted annually since 2004 as part of the NYK Group’s proactive measures to prevent accidents that are more likely to occur due to the turbulent seas that are more common during […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    On August 24, NYK president Yasumi Kudo held a meeting with six captains and chief engineers at the NYK headquarters in Tokyo. During the meeting, President Kudo and the ship officers exchanged opinions about the safe operation of the NYK fleet, and President Kudo then issued instructions to further promote activities in an effort to […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Nippon Tussen Kaisha (NYK), the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have agreed on conducting a joint research on a series of 14,000 TEU boxships, including the new NYK Blue Jay. Specifically, NYK has been given permission to provide technological advice to JMU from the shipbuilding stage by accumulating […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project will see the development of digitized products and services across a testbed of 50 vessels.

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s shipping company NYK Group has taken delivery of a new coal carrier, the 56,825 gross ton Isuzu Maru, from its compatriot shipbuilder Oshima Shipbuilding. The 249-mete-long and 43-meter-wide ship, which was handed over on April 14, will be operated by NYK Group’s Singapore-based subsidiary NYK Bulkship (Asia). NYK said that the new coal carrier will be deployed to transport […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      On September 15, Frontier Lodestar, a new 180,000 DWT class ore carrier built by Koyo Dockyard Co. Ltd. (Mihara city, Hiroshima prefecture), a member of the Imabari Shipbuilding Group, was delivered to NYK. The naming and delivery ceremony was attended by Mr. Ronald Peter Jackson, former chartering manager at Tata Steel UK Ltd.; Rajiv […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-based shipping company NYK has decided to implement a new employment scheme in which Japanese seafarers will be engaged to work only on vessels and not within NYK’s offices. NYK says that seafarers with their specialized knowledge and skills are becoming more needed as the company becomes more active in its LNG and offshore businesses. The company is thus making […]