Proxy-advisor firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has called on shareholders of Japanese shipowner K Line to vote against the re-election of its chairman and president at its upcoming annual general meeting.

Container carrier APL has unveiled a new Japan-Malaysia-Vietnam (JMV) service that will provide weekly connectivity between North Asia and Southeast Asia.

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding its design workforce in the Philippines as it faces an aging workforce at home in Japan, and seeks to diversify the product range of its Cebu yard.

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) returned to the black in FY2018, ended 31 March 2019, and is forecasting a better year ahead.

ClassNK (B2 – T01e) chose Sea Asia 2019 to announce the launch of its global data utilization platform IoS-OP (Internet of Ships – Open Platform), by its wholly owned subsidiary Ship Data Center Co Ltd (ShipDC).

Japan’s ClassNK has come out in support of the IMO 2020 regulation by developing a guidance on the use of 0.5% fuels and a sample implementation plan for switching to compliant fuels.

As LNG as a marine fuel continues to gain traction Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has taken delivery of its first LNG-powered tugboat Ishin.

In 2018 the value of the Greek fleet increased by over $5bn to break the $100bn milestone, ensuring Greek shipowners continue to run not only the world largest fleet but also the most valuable.

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has carried out a test operation of the first bunkering of LNG fuel with LNG-powered tugboat Ishin in Japan’s Sakai Senboku port in the Kansai region.

Japan’s Asahi Tanker Co and Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo have jointly developed an electric zero emissions bunker tanker set for commercial launch in the last quarter of 2020.

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