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Monday, April 22, 2024
LR1 product tanker Nexus Victoria
Environment

MOL to Equip LR1 Tanker with Carbon Capture System

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will equip its LR1 product tanker, Nexus Victoria, with the an onboard CO2 capture system. The installation will mark the first commercial

April 22, 2024
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Monday, March 4, 2024
MOLCT-operated chemical tanker Ensemble. Photo courtesy MOL
Shipping

MOL Boosts Chemical Tanker Fleet with $400 Million Fairfield Acquisition

MOL Chemical Tankers (MOLCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), has completed its acquisition of all shares of Fairfield Chemical

March 4, 2024
Total Views: 1494

Friday, January 5, 2024
The ammonia carrier Green Pioneer. Photo courtesy MOL
Shipping

MOL Signs Time-Charter Contract for Ammonia Carrier with Yara

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the signing of a time charter contract for the LPG/ammonia carrier Green Pioneer with Yara

January 5, 2024
Total Views: 1248

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Felicity Ace seen burning in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores Islands. Picture was released Friday, February 18, 2022 by the Portuguese Navy. Photo courtesy Portuguese Navy
Shipping

MOL Installing AI-Based Fire Detection Systems on Newbuild Car Carriers

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has revealed its plans to enhance fire detection capabilities in its newbuild LNG-fueled car carriers by installing cameras and an

November 15, 2023
Total Views: 2553

Monday, October 16, 2023
Starlink logo on a computer
Shipping

MOL to Install Starlink Satellite Internet on Over 200 Ships

SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink is continuing to increase its presence in the commercial maritime sector with Japanese shipping company

October 16, 2023
Total Views: 2348

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Illustration of Odfjell Oceanwind's Deepsea Star™ foundations
Offshore

MOL Becomes Strategic Partner and Shareholder in Floating Wind Specialist Odfjell Oceanwind

Tokyo-based shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has recently acquired a stake in Odfjell Oceanwind, solidifying its position as a strategic

October 5, 2023
Total Views: 569

Friday, June 23, 2023
MOL and Chevron Forge Alliance to Reduce Carbon Intensity of Marine Fuels
Shipping

MOL and Chevron Forge Alliance to Reduce Carbon Intensity of Marine Fuels

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Chevron have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a strategic alliance aimed at reducing the

June 23, 2023
Total Views: 982

Thursday, June 15, 2023
LNG TANKER - Sunrise
Shipping

MOL Joins Large-Scale Clean Hydrogen-Ammonia Project in Louisiana

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), one of the world’s top shipping companies, has become the latest shareholder in a proposed large-scale clean hydrogen-ammonia

June 15, 2023
Total Views: 1900

Friday, April 21, 2023
lng carrier
Shipping

First Shipment of Low-Carbon Ammonia Arrives in Japan for Power Generation

In a groundbreaking move toward greener power generation, Japan has received its first shipment of independently-certified low-carbon ammonia. The shipment is

April 21, 2023
Total Views: 2628

Thursday, February 23, 2023
MOL Looks to Cow Manure to Help Reduce CO2 Emissions from Shipping
Shipping

MOL Looks to Cow Manure to Help Reduce CO2 Emissions from Shipping

In its quest to decarbonize shipping, Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is turning to cow manure. MOL has teamed up with a company called to Air Water Inc. to

February 23, 2023
Total Views: 2276

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
An LNG carrier at night
Shipping

MOL Signs Charter Contract for Newbuild LNG Carrier with India’s GAIL

Japanese shipping company and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and India’s largest gas supplier GAIL have signed a time charter contract for a second newbuild LNG

December 21, 2022
Total Views: 1320

Monday, November 21, 2022
JERA to Study Large-Scale Ammonia Fuel Transportation with NYK and MOL
Shipping

JERA to Study Large-Scale Ammonia Fuel Transportation with NYK and MOL

Japanese power company JERA Co. has entered into memorandums of understanding with shipping companies NYK and MOL on the large-volume transportation of ammonia

November 21, 2022
Total Views: 779

Monday, April 4, 2022
Goodbye Wall Wash – Welcome Washing Water Analysis
Sponsored

Goodbye Wall Wash – Welcome Washing Water Analysis

MOL Chemical Tankers has equipped its operating vessels with spectrophotometer that allow seafarers to monitor tank cleaning operations at any time in the

April 4, 2022
Total Views: 6234

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
liquid CO2 ship
Shipping

Petronas and MOL to Explore CO2 Ocean Transport for CCUS Value Chain

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore

February 9, 2022
Total Views: 1968

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
‘World First’ Autonomous Containership Tested in Japan
Shipping

‘World First’ Autonomous Containership Tested in Japan

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is claiming to have conducted the world’s first sea trial of an unmanned autonomous containership.

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 7875

Thursday, November 4, 2021
nyk containership
Finance

Japanese Shippers Reap Profit Bonanza Amid Supply Chain Chaos

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Nippon Yusen and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan’s biggest and third-biggest shipping companies,

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 1060

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Vladimir Rusanov tanker
Shipbuilding

MOL to Charter Four Fuel-Efficient Newbuild LNG Carriers to Novatek

Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has signed time charter agreements for four newbuild LNG carriers with a unit of Russian natural gas produce Novatek. The

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 835

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
MOL Exploring Triangular Sails Attached to Ships’ Cranes to Boost Propulsion
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

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1765

Friday, July 16, 2021
MOL Picks Up 40% Stake in Methanol Tanker Company Waterfront Shipping
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

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 1084

Monday, June 28, 2021
MOL Launches Charitable Trust in Mauritius After Wakashio Grounding
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

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 2006
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