A celebration at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo was attended by over 100 senior executives from the maritime industry. Guests included NYK chairman, T Kusakari and K Miyahara chairman of K Line and NS United presidents, J. Asakura and T. Obata, and Sumitomo Shoji chairman, K. Ohmori.
The late KH Koo and KW Koo founded Dowa & Co in Japan in January 1955.
“Three generations of the Koo Family have had the great pleasure and privilege of establishing many long term friendships with our good old Japanese shipping friends,” said Kenneth Koo group chairman of TCC.
Koo also explained the company’s strategy in Japan: “Japan, is the main focus of our blue chip, top-of-mind, boutique shipowning strategy. This is made possible by six decades of close relationship and understanding between TCC and all of our valuable business partners in Japan to ensure we always focus only on the Safe, Reliable and Environmentally Friendly carriage of cargoes for our customers all over the world.”
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