Thursday, April 5, 2018
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K-Line Now Second to Admit to Cartel Conduct in Australian Court

By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY, April 5 (Reuters) – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) has pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in the transport of vehicles, Australia’s competition regulator said on Thursday,...

April 5, 2018
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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Japan’s Most-Shorted Stock Facing Rough Seas as Largest Shareholder Looms

By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg) — The most-shorted stock on Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average, a shipping line, is facing rough seas again. As Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd.’s...

June 1, 2017
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

K Line Sues APL Logistics Over False Bankruptcy Rumors

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – K Line has filed a lawsuit against Singapore-based APL Logistics, claiming its employees had wrongly suggested the Japanese shipping line was in danger of...

December 28, 2016
Total Views: 5

Sunday, October 30, 2016
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Maritime News

Japanese Shipping Companies to Merge Container Operations

By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg) — Nippon Yusen KK, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s three largest shipping companies, agreed to merge their container...

October 30, 2016
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Investor Discontent Rises at Japanese Shipping Lines Amid Losses

By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg) — As Japan’s shipping lines struggle with losses, the chief executives of companies are facing rough seas with fewer shareholders wanting them at...

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 25

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Japan’s K-Line Said to Cut Fleet of Smaller Bulk Carriers in Half

By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg) — Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-largest shipping company, plans to halve the fleet of its smaller bulk ships, a person with knowledge...

April 14, 2016
Total Views: 14

Friday, July 24, 2015

K-Line Settles Car Carrier Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., more commonly known as K-Line, has agreed to a settlement in an alleged car carrier price-fixing scheme involving more than a dozen international shipping companies,...

July 24, 2015
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Monday, September 29, 2014
Maritime News

K-Line to Pay $67 Million Criminal Fine for Role in Ro-Ro Price Fixing Conspiracy

Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., aka K-Line, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $67.7 million criminal fine for its role in a 15-year-long price fixing conspiracy involving roll-on, roll-off cargo to and from the United States, the Department of Justice announced late last week.

September 29, 2014
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Friday, August 8, 2014
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Maritime News

K-Line’s Containerships Return to Black While Dry Bulk Continues to Drag Along

Japanese shipping firm K-Line reports today the company has dug themselves out of a loss-making situation over the past quarter in their containership business unit due to a combination of...

August 8, 2014
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Engineering News

K-Line Orders New, Environmentally-Optimized Car Carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-largest shipping line by sales, has ordered a vessel fitted with an engine to cut nitrogen oxide emissions to meet stricter controls, said three people familiar with the situation.

February 12, 2014
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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

“K” Line Orders Four Wide-Beam Car Carriers

With a 37-38 meter beam, the vessels will be the widest car carriers ever built.

September 3, 2013
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Japanese Shipping Lines Cash in on Weak Yen

(Bloomberg) — Japanese shipping lines, buffeted by a decline in freight rates, are set to get a more than $500 million boost to their earnings from a weaker yen. Nippon...

April 16, 2013
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Monday, March 18, 2013

“K” Line Orders Five 14,000 TEU Containerships

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd, more commonly known as “K” Line, said Monday that it has placed an order for five eco-friendly Ultra Large Container Vessels to replace some of its...

March 18, 2013
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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“K” Line To Shed Two Dozen Bulk Carriers, “We’re Slowing Our Expansion”

(Bloomberg) — Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-biggest shipping line, delayed plans to expand its commodity-vessel fleet as a global glut saps cargo rates. “We’re slowing our expansion,” Toshiyuki Suzuki,...

November 28, 2012
Total Views: 15