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MOL head office staff working from home for two weeks

All staff in Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) head office in Tokyo are working from home for two weeks as part of efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The “Work from home” programme has been implemented for MOL officers and employees working in the company’s head office in Tokyo from today, 9 March for a period of two weeks until 19 March.

MOL will be using ICT tools to conduct meetings, including executive meetings, and all business trips have been postponed regardless of destination.

The company has also cancelled or postponed all meetings, gatherings, training programmes, and other events that bring together large groups of people.

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“MOL continually takes appropriate measures in line with the government’s policies, making its top priority the health and safety of customers, employees, and other concerned parties,” the company said.

Japan is reported to 483 cases of the coronavirus.

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