Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Environment

MOL Exploring Triangular Sails Attached to Ships’ Cranes to Boost Propulsion

Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has partnered with others to research and develop triangular sails that can be mounted on ships’ cargo cranes and other equipment to boost propulsion...

8 hours ago
Total Views: 471

Friday, July 16, 2021
Environment

MOL Picks Up 40% Stake in Methanol Tanker Company Waterfront Shipping

Japanese shipping line Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will acquire a 40 percent stake in Methanex’s Vancouver-based subsidiary Waterfront Shipping (WFS), which operates the world’s largest fleet of methanol tankers, for $145...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 972

Monday, June 28, 2021
Environment

MOL Launches Charitable Trust in Mauritius After Wakashio Grounding

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius, Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) has established a charitable trust in Mauritius, pending the launch of a MOL Japanese Foundation, to support environmental and social projects....

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1902

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
oil refinery
Environment

MOL to Step up Hydrogen and Ammonia Business

TOKYO, May 19 (Reuters) – Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) said on Wednesday it will accelerate efforts to build a global supply chain of cleaner marine energy using fuels such...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 1015

Thursday, April 15, 2021
mol ship
Shipping

Zero-Carbon Goal Pushes Japan to Bet On Century-Old Technology

By Erica Yokoyama and Tsuyoshi Inajima (Bloomberg) — Some of the biggest industrial companies in Japan are working on a project that could trigger a wave of investment into one of...

April 15, 2021
Total Views: 4163

Friday, March 19, 2021
liquid CO2 ship
Shipping

MOL Invests in Liquid CO2 Shipping Line

Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is betting on the future of carbon capture and storage with an investment in a company specializing in liquid CO2 transportation. Norway-based Larvik...

March 19, 2021
Total Views: 3231

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Maritime News

MOL Testing Autonomous Collision Avoidance Tech

Japanese shipping Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is studying autonomous collision avoidance technology in Tokyo Bay. The goal of the study will be to develop an advanced navigation support system that paves...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 62

Friday, September 11, 2020
Maritime News

Wakashio Charterer Mitsui OSK Lines to Contribute $9.4 Million to Recovery Fund

By Yuka Obayashi and Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd said on Friday it would spend about 1 billion yen ($9.42 million) on measures...

September 11, 2020
Total Views: 65

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Mauritius Oil Tanker Spill Drone Photo
Environment

Mauritius Oil Clean-up Turns Focus From Ship To Shore

by Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – A Japanese disaster relief team helping to clean up a devastating oil spill off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is focusing on mangroves,...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 76

Monday, August 17, 2020
Oil Spill

Wakashio Breaks Apart With 166 Tons Of Fuel Oil Still Aboard

by Omar Mohammed (Reuters) – A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius last month threatening a marine ecological disaster around the Indian Ocean island has broken...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 32

Monday, December 17, 2018
Wilhelmshaven FSRU project
Maritime News

Uniper Intensifies LNG Plans with Japan’s Mitsui OSK for FSRU in Germany

FRANKFURT, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Energy group Uniper on Monday entered agreements with Japanese shipping group Mitsui OSK Lines to handle potential deliveries of liquefied natural (LNG) gas into Germany....

December 17, 2018
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
MOL itelligent awareness system
Maritime News

MOL Tests AI Watch Keeping System on Ferry in Seto Inland Sea

Japanese shipping group MOL has tested an artificial intelligence (A.I.) system aimed at improving safe watch keeping on board a ferry operating in one of Japan’s busiest waterways. The test...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
port of los angeles
Maritime News

MOL Boss on 2020 Sulphur Cap: ‘We’re All Going Bust’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Less than 18 months before the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap regulations come into force for merchant shipping, container lines are worried that the estimated...

June 12, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Maritime News

MOL: Containership ‘Windshield’ Achieves 2% Emissions Savings

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines says it has confirmed an average 2% reduction in overall carbon dioxide emissions in live tests of its containership “windshield” technology first unveiled by...

May 30, 2017
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
News

MOL to Build Japan’s First LNG-Powered Tug

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines announced it plans to build the first LNG-powered tugboat in Japan. The new tug will be built at Kanagawa Dockyard in Kobe with LNG...

May 23, 2017
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
mol triumph
Interesting

MOL Triumph Delivered: Introducing the World’s First 20,000 TEU Containership

Japanese container shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has taken delivery of the MOL Triumph, the new ‘world’s biggest containership’ and the first ‘megaship’ to pass the 20,000 TEU threshold. ...

March 28, 2017
Total Views: 123

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
nyk line
Maritime News

Japan’s Top Shipping Lines Trim Loss Estimates

TOKYO, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Japan’s top three shippers, Nippon Yusen KK (NYK), Mitsui OSK and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha pared their full-year loss estimates on Tuesday as a downturn in...

January 31, 2017
Total Views: 16

Sunday, October 30, 2016
nyk line
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: 23

Friday, April 8, 2016
Maritime News

MOL Unveils Energy-Saving Rounded Bow for its Next-Generation Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has revealed the hull design for its next-generation car carrier with a rounded bow said to reduce wind resistance and cut emissions. MOL has...

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 4

Thursday, September 3, 2015
News

MOL Testing New Containership ‘Windshield’

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has started testing a new containership ‘windshield’ technology that it hopes will help cut wind resistance, leading to fuel savings and reduced CO2 emissions. The...

September 3, 2015
Total Views: 23