Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has acquired a 49 percent stake in NEC Logistics Ltd., the logistics arm of NEC Corp., the two companies announced on Dec. 2.
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
01 Nov 2013
Japan Airlines Corp. (JAL) said on Oct. 31 that its group net profit tumbled in the first half of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, from a year earlier, despite increased revenue from both passenger and cargo operations.
31 Oct 2013
“K” Line saw group revenue and profit improve in the six months ended September 30, despite the poor performance of its container business.
30 Oct 2013
Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc., the parent firm of All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA), said on Oct. 30 that its group net profit nosedived in the first half of fiscal 2013, which started in April, from a year earlier, despite a jump in international cargo revenue.
25 Oct 2013
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express said that it has signed a basic agreement to acquire a wholly owned trading arm of electronics giant Panasonic Corp.
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
22 Oct 2013
Japan’s exports to the U.S. rose for the ninth straight month in September on a year-over-year basis, surging 18.8 percent to 1.109 trillion yen (about US$11.3 billion)...
20 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
18 Oct 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Kobe in western Japan fell 1.1 percent in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier to about 1.019 million 20-foot-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Kobe municipal government.
17 Oct 2013
The Japanese government adopted a new anti-piracy bill at a cabinet meeting this week that would allow private armed guards to board Japanese-registered oil tankers and other cargo ships in waters off Somalia and elsewhere.
16 Oct 2013
SHENZHEN, China — JOC Group Inc., parent company of The Journal of Commerce and joc.com, on Wednesday recognized APM Terminals Yokohama as the world’s most productive terminal for 2012.