Friday, June 1, 2018
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ONE’s First Magenta-Branded Containership Debuts in Asia

Ocean Network Express’s first pink magenta containership has begun its maiden voyage starting from Asia to North America. One Ocean Network Express, or ONE as it is known for short,...

June 1, 2018
Total Views: 75

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Ship Photos of the Day – Japan’s Giant Pink Ships

Pictured here are two newbuild containerships being built for Japan’s new Ocean Network Express shipping joint venture. The Ocean Network Express, or ONE as it is known for short, was...

May 2, 2018
Total Views: 644

Monday, April 2, 2018
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Japan’s ‘ONE’ Network Starts Business as World’s Sixth-Largest Container Shipping Line

Japan’s Ocean Network Express kicked off operations on Sunday, marking the official start of business for what is now the 6th largest container shipping company by overall capacity.  The Ocean...

April 2, 2018
Total Views: 203

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Maritime News

Japan’s ONE Alliance ‘Plays it Safe’ with Inaugural Service Network

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Alphaliner’s analysis of Ocean Network Express’s Day ONE service network from April 1 – outside THE Alliance – reveals only “minor changes” to the current...

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 12

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Japanese Carriers Looking Forward to ‘ONE’ Network Launch

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – K Line, MOL and NYK are banking their future group profitability on the success of the Ocean Network Express (ONE) – the merger of the...

January 5, 2018
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Japanese Container Lines Back in Black Ahead of ‘ONE’ Merger

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The liner divisions of Japanese shipping groups K Line, MOL and NYK all posted positive contributions in the second quarter, ahead of their merger...

November 1, 2017
Total Views: 37

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Japanese Carriers Swing to Profit on Growth in Trade, Pick-up in Freight Rates

TOKYO, July 31 (Reuters) – Japan’s big three shippers on Monday reported profits for the first quarter, bouncing back from losses a year earlier and raising hopes the firms could...

July 31, 2017
Total Views: 19

Thursday, June 22, 2017

South Africa Rejects Japanese Container Shipping’s Mega-Merger

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The South African Competition Commission has rejected the merger of the container divisions of NYK, MOL and K Line to create Ocean Network Express....

June 22, 2017
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Maritime News

Japanese Shipping Giants Become ONE, Ready for Launch Next Spring

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The container businesses of K Line, MOL and NYK will operate under the tradename Ocean Network Express (ONE) from 1 April next year. In...

May 31, 2017
Total Views: 35

Thursday, May 4, 2017
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Maritime News

Japanese Shipping Lines Caught Off Guard as U.S. Rejects Merger Plan

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has rejected the merger of the container businesses of K Line, MOL and NYK on “jurisdictional grounds”. The...

May 4, 2017
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

World’s Biggest Shipping Line Wants More Mergers After Japan

By Christian Wienberg and Nicholas Brautlecht (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, said mergers like the combination of its three main Japanese rivals provide relief...

November 1, 2016
Total Views: 26

Monday, October 31, 2016
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Maritime News

Wrap-Up: Japanese Shipping Lines in Mega-Merger to Survive Industry Slump

By Tim Kelly TOKYO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Japan’s top three shippers said they will integrate their container shipping operations to create the world’s sixth-largest fleet, joining a growing trend...

October 31, 2016
Total Views: 14


Japan Shipping Line Merger Is Fiddling at the Margins

By David Fickling (Bloomberg Gadfly) — A business is rarely more than the sum of its parts. That’s a problem for anyone hoping that combining Japan’s big three container-shipping lines will...

October 31, 2016
Total Views: 15