NYK Approves Japan Climate Action Summit Declaration

NYK Approves Japan Climate Action Summit Declaration

On October 12 in Tokyo, NYK approved the declaration announced at the Japan Climate Action Summit sponsored by the Japan Climate Initiative,* a network having the ultimate goal to decarbonize. The declaration aims to …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious
New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named

New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named

Today, a naming ceremony for a new LNG vessel was held at the Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in Tsu city, Japan. NYK and Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd.,(*1) a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co. …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
NYK Concludes Charter Agreement for LNG Carrier with Total

NYK Concludes Charter Agreement for LNG Carrier with Total

On September 28, NYK signed a contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL),(*1) a subsidiary of Total, a leading oil and energy company headquartered in France. Image for illustrative purposes only - …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Hyundai Heavy Industries wins US$210 mln oil tanker order from Norway

Hyundai Heavy Industries wins US$210 mln oil tanker order from Norway

Hyundai Heavy Industries announced on Monday that it has received a US$210 million order to deliver two oil tankers to a Norwegian shipper from June 2020. Caption: Ka Sam-hyun (front L), president and COO of the …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Curious
NYK Introduces Advanced, Next-generation Ship’s Bridge to Improve Navigation and Reduce Marine Accidents

NYK Introduces Advanced, Next-generation Ship’s Bridge to Improve Navigation and Reduce Marine Accidents

NYK has completed a new concept for a ship's bridge and employed it on a large containership currently being managed by the NYK Group. The new bridge concept has been given the name “Integrated information and …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Vessels
New Wood-chip Carrier for Hokuetsu Corporation Delivered Oshima Shipbuilding

New Wood-chip Carrier for Hokuetsu Corporation Delivered Oshima Shipbuilding

A new wood-chip carrier for Hokuetsu Corporation was delivered on September 11 at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in Saikai city, Nagasaki, Japan, and a naming and delivery ceremony was held on the same day. NYK and …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Alfa Laval continues to win fleet agreements for its ballast water treatment systems

Alfa Laval continues to win fleet agreements for its ballast water treatment systems

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has signed two fleet agreements for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, in addition to eight fleet agreements signed earlier …
Sep 10, 2018 /  Curious
NYK, Toyokoh to Address Steel Corrosion on Ships

NYK, Toyokoh to Address Steel Corrosion on Ships

NYK has signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyokoh Inc. to examine a joint business development utilizing Toyokoh’s "CoolLaser" technology in the maritime field. NYK aims to reduce the maintenance workload …
Aug 22, 2018 /  Curious
NYK Signs MOU with Kyushu Electric Power, Saibu Gas, and Chugoku Electric Power for Joint Discussions on LNG Bunkering in the Setouchi and Kyushu Areas of Western Japan

NYK Signs MOU with Kyushu Electric Power, Saibu Gas, and Chugoku Electric Power for Joint Discussions on LNG Bunkering in the Setouchi and Kyushu Areas of Western Japan

NYK has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc., Saibu Gas Co., Ltd., and The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. for joint discussions on the commercialization of a new business to supply …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Curious
Japan’s Indigenous Ainu Language Used to Name New Coal Carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power

Japan’s Indigenous Ainu Language Used to Name New Coal Carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power

A new ship that NYK will own and operate to transport coal for Hokkaido Electric Power Co. Inc. has been named "Pirika Moshiri Maru". Honoring the history and culture of Hokkaido’s indigenous Ainu inhabitants, the …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Vessels