NYK to Build New Energy-saving Bulk Carrier under Long-term Charter Contract

NYK to Build New Energy-saving Bulk Carrier under Long-term Charter Contract

NYK has concluded a contract with Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) for construction of a next-generation energy-saving bulk carrier. After delivery in 2021, the ship is expected to transport raw materials for JFE …
Jul 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Begins Operations

Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Begins Operations

Wing Maritime Service Corporation and Kaiyo Kogyo Corporation, both of which are NYK subsidiaries that provide harbor tugboat and other related services, merged on Monday (Jul 01). Caption: Japan's First …
Jul 3, 2019 /  Curious
ONE’s Operating Vessel Rescued Crew Members from Sinking Coastal Vessel in the Eastern Gulf of Aden

ONE’s Operating Vessel Rescued Crew Members from Sinking Coastal Vessel in the Eastern Gulf of Aden

On 20 June 2019, Ocean Network Express (ONE) operated vessel, NYK EAGLE, was involved in a combined rescue operation involving Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) and regional …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK Group Company Becomes the First Asian Member of One Sea Autonomous Ship Alliance

NYK Group Company Becomes the First Asian Member of One Sea Autonomous Ship Alliance

NYK Group research subsidiary MTI Co. Ltd. has become the first Asian member of One Sea, an industry alliance aiming to realize autonomous ships. By actively participating in the discussion on international standards, …
Jun 10, 2019 /  Curious
Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers

Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed long-term service agreements for four Japanese owned LNG Carriers. Wärtsilä’s Dynamic Maintenance Planning (DMP) proposition with performance guarantees …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK Participates in First LNG Bunkering Operation in the Setouchi and Kyushu Areas of Western Japan

NYK Participates in First LNG Bunkering Operation in the Setouchi and Kyushu Areas of Western Japan

Yesterday, NYK, together with Kyushu Electric Power Co. Inc., Saibu Gas Co. Ltd., and The Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc., successfully conducted a truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering demonstration at the …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
Cruise Ship Asuka II to Undergo Makeover in 2020

Cruise Ship Asuka II to Undergo Makeover in 2020

Asuka II (see also CruiseMapper),  operated by NYK Cruises Co. Ltd., will undergo a 45-day makeover at the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore from the middle of January 2020. Asuka II is the …
May 16, 2019 /  Vessels
New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named

New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named

On May 14, a naming ceremony was held at the Nagasaki shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that NYK and JERA Co. Inc.* will jointly own.** The ceremony was attended …
May 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier BUSHU MARU - Second Ship for JERA in the Freeport LNG Project

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier BUSHU MARU - Second Ship for JERA in the Freeport LNG Project

Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance due to enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion system New vessel to transport LNG for various ventures, including the Freeport LNG Project in …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT receives new order from Hyundai Samho to design the tanks of an LNG carrier for NYK

GTT receives new order from Hyundai Samho to design the tanks of an LNG carrier for NYK

GTT has received an order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of a Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) on behalf of the Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). GTT’s Mark III …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious