On July 26, NYK conducted a joint anti-terrorism exercise with the HKPF based on a scenario in which an NYK-owned containership, NYK Venus, is taken over by a terrorist group. From 2005, a similar joint-exercise has been conducted regularly for years by NYK and the HKPF. The exercise scenario called for the Special…
On July 30, Ikaruga, an NYK containership, rescued 23 sailors from a troubled cargo vessel in the Malacca and Singapore straits.
South Islander, a multipurpose containership (flag: Panama; gross tonnage: 18,174 tons; captain: Gideon P. Avengoza) owned by NYK-Hinode Line Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK Line, rescued all 27 fishermen (10 Japanese, 8 Indonesians, and 9 Kiribati) from a troubled fishing vessel, Daiichi Shoei Maru (gross tonnage: 499 tons), 870 kilometers east of Guam…
In a further expansion of our Asia – Africa network, we are pleased to announce that NYK will launch a weekly Asia-East Africa (AEF) service from April 24, 2011, linking major Southeast Asia transhipment hubs and fast growing Kenya and Tanzania. Ports of call for AEF are as follows, <AEF> 42 round days, weekly service…
Japanese shipowner NYK is planning to spend JPY 500bn-plus ($6bn) on new vessels as part of investments outlines in its new four-year plan, called “More Than Shipping 2013”.
The previous NYK unified group logo — the “Double Wing” — had been utilized since 2001 and symbolized the NYK brand as a comprehensive logistics enterprise
NYK has provided free ocean transport of relief supplies to the northeast region of Japan, where a massive earthquake hit on March 11 and triggered a devastating tsunami. Yamatai, a module carrier operated by NYK-Hinode Line Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK Line, was used for this transport.
The NYK Group has announced that it will be offering free international transportation of relief supplies to the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan, where a massive earthquake hit on March 11, triggering a devastating tsunami.
Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd (HL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), are pleased to announce that there will be a direct Vietnam call at Cai Mep (Vung Tau) deepwater port on Loop D (LPD) of the Asia–Europe service from March 30, 2011.
The Trade Winds earlier reported that three NYK bulkers have been damaged by the Tsunami, the “Shiramizu”, “Shirouma” and the “Coral Ring”.