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Friday, February 15, 2013
rio tinto cape lambert iron ore bulk carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Signs 20-Year Deal with Rio Tinto

HONG KONG – Rio Tinto has signed a 20-year contract with Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL) to carry iron ore from Australia to China, as the

February 15, 2013
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Friday, February 8, 2013
Koichi Muto mitsui

Mitsui OSK Lines Takes Bold Measures, Announces Plan to Shed 70 Ships

After suffering massive losses over the past year, and with more losses forecasted amid terrible drybulk and tanker markets, Mitsui OSK Lines’ President

February 8, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
MOL containership ballast water treatment
Engineering News

MHI and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Receive Conceptual Approval for Containerized Ballast Water Treatment System

TOKYO – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), working jointly with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has developed installation technology of a ballast

January 23, 2013
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Friday, December 14, 2012
mol rescue woodchip line islands

MOL’s Woodchip Carrier, Global Explorer, Rescues Stricken Yachtsman

TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced today that its owned and operated 47k gross ton woodchip carrier Global Explorer rescued the skipper of

December 14, 2012
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
baltic dry index

Tokyo-Based Shipping Companies Hit Hard, MOL Predicts Loss of 24 Billion Yen

(Bloomberg) — Nippon Yusen K.K., Japan’s biggest shipping line, lowered its annual profit forecast and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. predicted a loss as

October 31, 2012
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Sunday, October 28, 2012
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MOL Container Ship Says Screw Hurricane Sandy and Puts the Throttle Down [UPDATE 2]

While every other ship off the east coast of the United States steaming eastward trying to get the hell out of the way of Hurricane Sandy, the MOL Paramount,

October 28, 2012
Total Views: 73

Monday, October 1, 2012
It’s Been a Tough Summer for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

It’s Been a Tough Summer for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

After posting a loss of about ¥ 7.4 billion (USD $95 million) on the write-down of investment securities as a result of a decline in stock market prices, the

October 1, 2012
Total Views: 6

Sunday, August 12, 2012
uss porter tanker collision

US Navy Destroyer Collides With Japanese Oil Tanker [IMAGES, VIDEO]

The U.S. Navy said one of its guided-missile destroyers collided with an oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The collision between USS

August 12, 2012
Total Views: 48

Friday, June 29, 2012
MOL Completes Hybrid Car Carrier, Orders LNG Pair

MOL Completes Hybrid Car Carrier, Orders LNG Pair

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced Friday the completion of the world’s first hybrid car carrier expected to achieve zero emissions while

June 29, 2012
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Scrapped – MOL Cuts 20 Capesize Bulkers

TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced their plans today for the scrapping or cold lay-up of 10 to 20 Capesize bulkers in consideration of this

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 10

Friday, March 16, 2012
Ore Pantanal Ore Fabrica vale brasil

New Maritime Additions to the Iron Ore Trade, Vale’s Ore Fabrica and Mitsui’s Tom Price

Bedeschi, an Italian company specializing in bulk loaders and unloaders gives us a first look at the Ore Fabrica, the world’s largest floating dry bulk

March 16, 2012
Total Views: 286

Monday, March 12, 2012
emerald ace mitsui mol
Engineering News

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Launches Solar Hybrid Car Carrier

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced the launching of the hybrid car carrier Emerald Ace at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, Kobe shipyard.

March 12, 2012
Total Views: 169

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
mitsubishi low speed diesel engine
Engineering News

Slow Speed Dual Fuel Engines? MOL is working on it…

It’s a bit of an experiment.  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced today that they are modifying the engine of one of their newbuilds and hooking it up

March 6, 2012
Total Views: 270

Thursday, February 23, 2012
mol maneuver

Failed to “Maneuver” – Containerships Collide on the High Seas Off Hong Kong

TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the 78,000 DWT MOL-operated containership MOL Maneuver collided with the containership Zhen

February 23, 2012
Total Views: 88

Thursday, February 9, 2012
shipping container Orient Overseas Line

G6 Alliance Set to Launch Asia-Europe Liner Service

Members of the G6 Alliance announced today that their groundbreaking cooperation in Asia-Europe container shipping will begin operation in the first week of

February 9, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
MOL Summer

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Containership Rescues 116 Survivors Off Papua New Guinea

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the MOL-operated containership MOL Summer rescued 116 survivors from the ferry Rabaul Queen, which sank

February 3, 2012
Total Views: 63

Monday, January 30, 2012
VLCC atlantic prosperity

Soon to Be Razorblades…Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Scraps 5 Ships

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced today their plan to scrap five double-hull tankers (four VLCCs, one Suezmax) by the end of March. Scrapping of

January 30, 2012
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
VLCC MOL Mitsui OSK crude oil tanker supertanker

VLCC Owners Form New Supertanker Alliance

Following in the recent footsteps of the containership industry and their newly formed, G6 Alliance, the crude tanker industry is consolidating their assets

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
PLEIADES DREAM MOL Mitsui cape-size bulker ore carrier

Mitsui O.S.K Lines Orders New High-Efficiency Iron Ore Carrier

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that it has ordered a new cape-size bulker that will adopt element technologies of the next-generation

December 28, 2011
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
LNG Aquarius

Mitsui O.S.K Lines Selected for Coastal LNG Transport off Indonesia

TOKYO-  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that the company was selected to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a floating storage and

December 20, 2011
Total Views: 37


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