Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Orchid named at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding

Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Orchid named at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding

First "Sayaringo STaGE" Vessel, for Cameron LNG Project in the U.S. Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, yesterday held the christening …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Ocean Network Express (ONE) announces the commencement of container shipping businesses

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announces the commencement of container shipping businesses

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) announced earlier today the commencement of container shipping businesses on Apr 1, 2018. ONE is the result of an integration of the container operations of three Japanese …
Apr 2, 2018 /  Curious
New LNG Carrier for Mitsui & Co. Cameron LNG Project Named Marvel Falcon

New LNG Carrier for Mitsui & Co. Cameron LNG Project Named Marvel Falcon

On March 29, a naming ceremony was held at Geoje Shipyard of Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Korea, for new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that NYK has concluded a long time-charter contract with Mitsui & …
Mar 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Oakland ready for Japan’s merged shipping lines to call

Port of Oakland ready for Japan’s merged shipping lines to call

Port of Oakland officials said today they expect little difficulty when Japan’s newly merged shipping line arrives next month.  The Port predicted normal operations as container carriers MOL, NYK and K Line …
Mar 28, 2018 /  Curious
NYK Conducts Ship-to-Shore Connection Test of Navigation Support Tool

NYK Conducts Ship-to-Shore Connection Test of Navigation Support Tool

Today, NYK and MTI Co. Ltd. conducted a ship-to-shore connection test for the ship navigation support tool J-Marine NeCST,* and together with Japan Radio Co. Ltd. verified the effectiveness of the tool’s …
Mar 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Coal Carrier Shinryo Maru Enters Service for Okinawa Electric Power

Coal Carrier Shinryo Maru Enters Service for Okinawa Electric Power

On March 9, a new coal carrier, Shinryo Maru, was delivered at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Saikai city, Nagasaki prefecture), and a delivery ceremony was held on the same day. The event was attended by Mitsuru Omine, …
Mar 23, 2018 /  Vessels
NYK Group and JMU Develop Highly Efficient Ship Propeller

NYK Group and JMU Develop Highly Efficient Ship Propeller

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have successfully developed a highly efficient propeller by analyzing the conditions surrounding vessel propellers in actual …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Vessels
KNOT Offshore Partners LP announces completion of the acquisition of shuttle tanker Anna Knutsen

KNOT Offshore Partners LP announces completion of the acquisition of shuttle tanker Anna Knutsen

KNOT Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:KNOP) announced yesterday that its wholly owned subsidiary, KNOT Shuttle Tankers AS, has acquired all of the ownership interests in KNOT Shuttle Tankers 30 AS (KNOT 30), the company that …
Mar 2, 2018 /  Finance
Asuka II Honored as Cruise Ship of the Year for 26th Consecutive Year

Asuka II Honored as Cruise Ship of the Year for 26th Consecutive Year

Asuka II, (see also CruiseMapper) a cruise ship owned and operated by NYK Cruises Co. Ltd., has been recognized as the 2017 Cruise Ship of the Year, marking the 26th straight year that Asuka II or its predecessor Asuka …
Mar 1, 2018 /  Cruise
NYK Selected as a White 500 Company for Second Consecutive Year

NYK Selected as a White 500 Company for Second Consecutive Year

For a second consecutive year, NYK has been included in the “White 500,” a group of large companies demonstrating outstanding health and productivity management. This recognition — which is jointly …
Feb 26, 2018 /  Curious