NYK Names New LNG Carrier ‘Marvel Crane’ At MHI 1

NYK Names New LNG Carrier ‘Marvel Crane’ At MHI

On February 21, a naming ceremony was held in Nagasaki at the Koyagi Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that NYK will charter to Mitsui & Co., Ltd....
NYK Conducts Crisis-Response Drill With ONE 2

NYK Conducts Crisis-Response Drill With ONE

On February 8, NYK conducted a crisis-response drill based on the scenario of a serious fire occurring on a containership operated by Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), an integrated global container shipping company headquartered in...
NYK Tests Biofuel on Dry Bulk Carrier 3

NYK Tests Biofuel on Dry Bulk Carrier

Performed in collaboration with mining company BHP and sustainable biofuel company GoodFuels, the trial was undertaken on January 30 after the biofuel was bunkered at the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. Read more: Bunkering In Ship: Terminologies,...
NYK Group Bulk Carrier Rescues Yachtsman In North Atlantic 4

NYK Group Bulk Carrier Rescues Yachtsman In North Atlantic

Frontier Jacaranda, a bulk carrier operated by NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV., rescued a distressed yachtsman on January 18 (local time) in the North Atlantic. While Frontier Jacaranda was navigating for Rotterdam, Netherlands, the vessel received a...
NYK Group Creates Digital Guidance For ECDIS 5

NYK Group Creates Digital Guidance For ECDIS

NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd.,* an NYK Group company, has created “iPlus ECDIS,” digital guidance for the operation of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). The new digital program will help officers to become experts in...
NYK: New Coal Carrier for HEPCO Delivered 6

NYK: New Coal Carrier for HEPCO Delivered

The 89,372 dwt newbuild, Pirika Mosiri Maru, will transport coal for Hokkaido Electric Power Co. Inc. (HEPCO). According to NYK, Pirika Mosiri Maru, as the third generation ship, will succeed the first-generation vessel named Sapporo Maru...
NYK Receives Delivery Of New Coal Carrier For Hokkaido Electric Power 7

NYK Receives Delivery Of New Coal Carrier For Hokkaido Electric Power

On January 23, a new coal carrier Pirika Mosiri Maru that NYK will own and operate to transport coal for Hokkaido Electric Power Co. Inc. (HEPCO), was delivered at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in Sakai city,...
NYK Scores Highest-Rated ‘A’ For Climate Change By CDP Survey 8

NYK Scores Highest-Rated ‘A’ For Climate Change By CDP Survey

NYK has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact non-profit organization CDP*, achieving a place on the Climate Change A-List. In 2018, 6937 companies disclosed data about their environmental impacts,...
NYK Names Jointly Owned LNG Carrier With JERA “Shinshu Maru” 9

NYK Names Jointly Owned LNG Carrier With JERA “Shinshu Maru”

On January 17, a naming ceremony was held at the Sakaide shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. in Kagawa prefecture for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier which NYK and JERA Co. Inc.* will jointly...
NYK To Build Its First Methanol-Fueled Chemical Tanker With Green Loan 10

NYK To Build Its First Methanol-Fueled Chemical Tanker With Green Loan

NYK will receive 2 billion yen from Taiyo Life Insurance Company as a green loan to exclusively finance the building of NYK’s first methanol-fueled chemical tanker. A green loan is a loan whose proceeds are used...