Mitsui-Soko Holdings Co., a major Japan transportation and logistics service provider, is poised to acquire Naha International Container Terminal Inc. in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, as part of its global expansion strategy.
NYK Volunteers Participate in Revitalization Activities in Area Devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake
Yoichi Hasegawa, President of Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. receives Doctor Honoris Causa From Bulgarian Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy
Trade Tech to Host Seminar Series With NACCS to Help Shipping Community Prepare for Japan’s New 24-Hour Rule
16 Nov 2015
Half a year after acquiring Australia logistics giant Toll Holdings Ltd., Japan Post Holdings Co.'s mail and logistics unit is in a better financial position than it was at the same time a year ago, but still finds itself bleeding red ink.
10 Nov 2015
Kintetsu World Express Inc.’s group net profit surged 40 percent year-over-year in the first half of the fiscal year on the back of solid revenue growth driven by a weaker yen and brisk overseas cargo movements, especially in the U.S.
09 Nov 2015
In the latest sign of its recovery from 2011’s earthquake and tsunami, the Port of Sendai-Shiogama in northeast Japan has begun a new regular container service to the Port of Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East.
05 Nov 2015
Yusen Logistics Co.’s fiscal first-half net profit more than tripled thanks to robust revenue growth driven by solid cargo volumes, a weaker yen and the end of an antitrust lawsuit-related extraordinary loss in the United States.
04 Nov 2015
Sojitz Corp., a major trading house in Japan, has acquired Illinois, U.S.-based MET Logistics Inc., commonly known as Juno Logistics, for an undisclosed sum.
30 Oct 2015
Japan Airlines Corp.’s net profit surged 28.7 percent year-over-year in the April-September period to 103.4 billion yen ($854 million), as lower fuel prices and cost-reduction efforts more than made up for a decline in cargo operations revenue.
30 Oct 2015
Japan’s three largest container lines saw their group revenues miss forecasts and remain almost flat in the first half of the current fiscal year, while Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) slipped into the red.
28 Oct 2015
All Nippon Airways Co.’s efforts to capture cargo normally moving through West Coast ports that was delayed because of congestion weren’t enough to offset weak demand from Europe and North America to Japan.
21 Oct 2015
The United States remains Japan’s biggest export market, edging out rival China, and will likely see that status receive a significant boost from a historic trans-Pacific free trade agreement.
13 Oct 2015
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. a subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, predicts that Japan’s international air cargo trade will contract for the first time in two years.