Tuesday, August 24, 2021
crimson polaris

NYK Sending More Teams to Assist with Crimson Polaris Oil Spill Clean Up

Japanese shipping company NYK Line will be sending additional workers to help clean up an oil spill from the wood chip carrier Crimson Polaris which broke up just off the...

August 24, 2021
Total Views: 1972

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
sekura leader car carrier

NYK Reveals Plans for a Dozen LNG-Fueled Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company NYK has announced plans to build a dozen LNG-fueled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) with deliveries starting in 2025. The company revealed Tuesday it has entered...

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 1903

Monday, September 23, 2019
aries leader carbon neutral voyage
Maritime News

NYK Claims Japan’s First Carbon-Neutral Voyage

Japanese shipping company NYK is claiming to have achieved country’s first carbon-neutral sea voyage through the purchase of carbon credits to offset emissions. The carbon-neutral voyage was achieved by the...

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 14

Thursday, August 3, 2017
NYK car carrier
Maritime News

Australia Fines NYK $25 Million for ‘Criminal Cartel Conduct’

The Federal Court of Australia has convicted Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) of criminal cartel conduct and ordered it to pay a fine of $25 million relating...

August 3, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Maritime News

NYK Fined $8.5 Million in South Africa Price-Fixing Scheme

  South Africa’s competition watchdog says it has reached a settlement with Japanese shipping firm Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Ltd (NYK) for price fixing, market allocation and collusive tendering in...

June 30, 2015
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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Engineering News

Japan to Diversify LNG-Powered Ship Portfolio

NYK has announced plans today to build a tugboat which can run on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or heavy fuel oil.  This is the first LNG powered vessel to be...

December 24, 2013
Total Views: 12

Monday, May 20, 2013
nyk line

Nippon Yusen Soars as LPG Rates Rise Most on Record

Nippon Yusen K.K., the world’s largest publicly traded operator of liquefied petroleum gas ships, surged the most in more than four years in Tokyo after a record weekly advance in rates.

May 20, 2013
Total Views: 3

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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Thursday, April 11, 2013

NYK Line’s New Tsunami Alert System Warns Vessels of Impending Danger

We have all heard that tsunamis pass harmlessly beneath ships at sea, and that their true force doesn’t present itself until the seafloor rises to force the wave up and...

April 11, 2013
Total Views: 9

Friday, March 29, 2013

GDF Suez Signs 4-Year Charter for NYK LNG Carrier, Grace Barleria

Paris-based energy firm GDF Suez announced today they have entered into a 4-year time charter of the NYK-owned LNG carrier “GRACE BARLERIA”. GRACE BARLERIA has been operated by NYK since her...

March 29, 2013
Total Views: 32

Friday, October 26, 2012
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LNG Carrier Lusail Rescues Sri Lankan Fishermen

On 15 October, Captain Miro Vuletic and his crew on board the NYK-owned LNG carrier Lusail was integral in the rescue of two Sri Lankan fishermen in distress off the coast of Colombo,...

October 26, 2012
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
air lubrication ship resistance

NYK Finds Air Bubbles Significantly Reduce Ship Resistance [REPORT]

Post World War II, warships began to experiment with a system called Prairie-Masker which expelled bubbles through the hull and propellor blade tips in an effort to mask the acoustic...

July 11, 2012
Total Views: 192

Sunday, July 1, 2012
NYK's Antares Leader

100 NYK Ships To Get Broadband Internet

Following extensive onboard tests of various maritime communications systems, Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) has signed a contract to install mini-VSAT communication system on 100 ships. The systems will...

July 1, 2012
Total Views: 42

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Taharoa Destiny
Engineering News

Mitsubishi Heavy Delivers Iron Sand Slurry Ship Bound for New Zealand

On May 11, NYK accepted delivery of the Taharoa Destiny, a new 175,000 DWT class vessel dedicated to the transport of iron sand slurry from New Zealand. Never heard of an...

May 17, 2012
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

NYK To Upgrade Entire Fleet To Broadband

Is your ship still relying on text-only emails sent via the GMDSS terminal. Most still are but this is a truly antiquated way to run a fleet of ships, especially...

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Shirakumo coal carrier

Bulk Carrier Docks in Fukushima, Delivers 63,000 tons of Coal to Japan

The 87,000 DWT NYK-operated bulk carrier, Shirakumo, arrived at the port of Soma’s wharf No. 5 in Fukushima prefecture on February 9. Shirakumo is the first coal carrier to berth at the wharf...

February 14, 2012
Total Views: 38

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 March – one month ahead of schedule....

February 9, 2012
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Monday, June 13, 2011

INTERVIEW: Japan NYK Line Expects Surge In LNG Business; FPSO Also In Focus

TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Japanese shipping company NYK Line expects a surge in liquefied natural gas demand from Japan and worldwide because of rising fears about nuclear power, and is determined to...

June 13, 2011
Total Views: 23

Thursday, May 26, 2011

World’s first solar-powered ship getting power upgrades

NYK Lines has announced that the M/V Auriga Leader, the world’s first solar power cargo ship, will be undergoing further developments to strengthen the vessels efficiency.  Starting in June, the...

May 26, 2011
Total Views: 4

Thursday, February 3, 2011

NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 – update

As an update to our April 2009 blog post, NYK Line has released a new video outlining more details of their Super Eco Ship concept design. Highlights of this design...

February 3, 2011
Total Views: 47