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, was established in 2017 through the integration of the container businesses of major Japanese shipping companies “K” Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and NYK. The vessel, named One Commitment, … [Read more...]

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 established 2017 through the integration of the container businesses of major Japanese shipping companies “K” Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and NYK.  ONE began operations on April 1, … [Read more...]

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 Network Express, or ONE as it is called for short, was established on July 7, 2017 through the integration of the container businesses of major Japanese shipping companies … [Read more...]

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 offerings of Japanese carriers K Line, MOL and NYK. “The Africa and Oceania routes will see no changes, with all current 3J service coverage retained,” said the consultant. It added … [Read more...]

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 Japanese transport groups’ respective container businesses scheduled for April. According to reports, the trio say they expect to save ¥50bn ($440m) in costs in the first fiscal year ending 31 March 2019m … [Read more...]