MOL Certified As 2019’s White 500 For Outstanding Health And Productivity Management 1

MOL Certified As 2019’s White 500 For Outstanding Health And Productivity Management

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that MOL has been selected as a White 500 Company, in the large enterprise category of the 2019 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program, a cooperative initiative by...
MOL Signs Long-Term Charter Contract To Operate Asia’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel 2

MOL Signs Long-Term Charter Contract To Operate Asia’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that it has signed a long-term charter contract to operate Asia’s largest (12,000m3-class) LNG bunkering vessel in Singapore, the world’s largest fuel supply port, with Pavilion Gas Pte Ltd. (PGPL),...
MOL Welcomes Junior High Students For Career Study Program At Head Office 3

MOL Welcomes Junior High Students For Career Study Program At Head Office

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL)announced that on February 20, it welcomed career-minded students from Komaba Toho Junior High School for a lecture on the ocean shipping business and merchant vessels, as well as MOL’s approach to...
MOL Chemical Tankers Acquires 20% Share Of Dutch Tank Container Company Den Hartogh 4

MOL Chemical Tankers Acquires 20% Share Of Dutch Tank Container Company Den Hartogh

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that its group company, MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. has acquired a 20% stake in Den Hartogh Holding B.V. (Den Hartogh) from Den Hartogh Beheer B.V. After the acquisition, MOL...
ONE Sets Container Loading Record of 19,000 TEUs 5

ONE Sets Container Loading Record of 19,000 TEUs

The 20,170 TEU MOL Tribute achieved the record on its Singapore westbound departure to North Europe on February 11, 2019, and it was the first time for ONE to surpass 19,000 TEUs containers onboard. The large...
MOL’s LNG-Fueled Tugboat Marks 1st Bunkering of LNG in Kansai Region 6

MOL’s LNG-Fueled Tugboat Marks 1st Bunkering of LNG in Kansai Region

As informed, this is the first bunkering of LNG as a vessel fuel at any port in the Kansai region. The LNG fuel was supplied by Osaka Gas, using a truck-to-ship LNG bunkering procedure. After test...
MOL’s LNG-Fueled Tugboat ‘Ishin’ Marks 1st LNG Bunkering In Kansai Region 7

MOL’s LNG-Fueled Tugboat ‘Ishin’ Marks 1st LNG Bunkering In Kansai Region

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that its LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin bunkered LNG fuel in Sakai Senboku Port for the first time, in preparation for test operation. MOL ordered the vessel from Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd....
MOL Names Newbuilding LNG Carrier For Jera ‘Nohshu Maru’ 8

MOL Names Newbuilding LNG Carrier For Jera ‘Nohshu Maru’

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the naming of a newbuilding LNG Carrier ordered by a JV of MOL and JERA Co., Inc. (President: Yuji Kakimi; Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), Trans-Pacific Shipping 5 Ltd. (Note 1) Today’s...
MOPAS Suspends Cruises After M/S Nippon Maru Allided Into US Navy Fuel Pier 9

MOPAS Suspends Cruises After M/S Nippon Maru Allided Into US Navy Fuel Pier

Mitsui O.S.K. Passenger Line, Ltd. (MOPAS), a group company of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has suspended cruises after the M/S Nippon Maru (22,472 GRT) allided into a U.S. Navy fuel pier in Apra Harbor in...
Moody’s Lowers MOL’s Rating over Its Large Debt 10

Moody’s Lowers MOL’s Rating over Its Large Debt

The argumentation is based on the expectation that the company will continue to borrow to invest in its growth segments, such as offshore oil and gas infrastructure and LNG carriers. The rating outlook is stable. “We...