Japanese line Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is taking an active role in pushing the frontiers of artificial intelligence (AI) in the maritime industry.

The world’s largest containership, the MOL Triumph, has been delivered to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) from Samsung Heavy Industries. 

In a curiously timed decision Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is entering the offshore support vessels market through a joint venture in Norway.

The MOL Express which ran aground in Tateyama harbour, Japan on Tuesday has been refloated.

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) reported a first quarter profit of JPY 14.5bn ($147.4m) as the Japanese Yen weakened against the US dollar and average bunker prices fell.

Salvage vessels are expected to reach the two parts of the stricken boxship MOL Comfort today.

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) will soon order a 155,000 cu m LNG carrier from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) after landing a LNG transport agreement.