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: 33

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: 57

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: 60

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: 17

Monday, December 17, 2018
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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: 2

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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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: 14

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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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: 3

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: 0

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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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: 33

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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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: 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: 11

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: 0

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: 9

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Second to Settle Car Carrier Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, also known as MOL, has settled a major class-action antitrust lawsuit filed by individual consumers and auto, truck and equipment dealerships against more than...

August 18, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, May 18, 2015
Maritime News

Maersk Line Enters New Vessel Sharing Agreement with MSC and MOL

Maersk Line announced today it has entered into Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) on the Asia to East Coast of South...

May 18, 2015
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Orders ‘Next-Generation’ Car Carriers

Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) says it has signed a newbuilding contract for what the company describes as next generation car carriers. The contract was signed with Usuki City-headquartered Minaminippon...

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 8

Monday, March 2, 2015
Interesting

MOL Orders Record-Breaking 20,150 TEU Capacity Containerships

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has entered into a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries for the construction of four 20,150 TEU capacity Ultra Large Container Carriers.

March 2, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, February 16, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Containership Suffers Fire at Port of Oakland

Firefighters in Oakland battled a two-alarm blaze in the superstructure of a cargo ship berthed at the Port of Oakland on Sunday evening. The fire was reported just before 6...

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 4

Thursday, February 12, 2015
News

E.ON Signs 20-Year LNG Shipping Deal with MOL, Newbuild Order Placed

EGC SE, the energy trading arm of gas and power company E.ON signed a 20-year agreement with Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K Line (MOL) for their role in shipping approximately...

February 12, 2015
Total Views: 2