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
26 Sep 2013
The U.S. and Japan today announced that organic products certified in Japan or in the U.S. may be sold as organic in either country, starting Jan. 1, 2014.
25 Sep 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Osaka in western Japan rose 1.8 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1.036 million 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Osaka municipal government.
24 Sep 2013
Japanese containerized cargo exports will rise 3.0 percent in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 5.176 million 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), amid a moderate recovery in the global economy, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
20 Sep 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan edged up 0.8 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1.226 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Nagoya municipal government.
20 Sep 2013
Japan’s exports to the United States rose for the eighth straight month in August on a year-on-year basis, surging 20.6 percent to 1.069 trillion yen ($10.8 billion), according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry on Sept. 19.
16 Sep 2013
The Port of Yokohama in Japan saw its container trade with foreign countries tumble 6.7 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1,284,352 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Yokohama municipal government.
10 Sep 2013
The Panama Canal Authority has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association and several car manufacturers in Japan to discuss the future toll structure of the canal...
06 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October...
05 Sep 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the fifth straight month in July on a year-on-year basis, jumping 9.7 percent to 47,758 tons.
03 Sep 2013
“K” Line and two shipbuilding companies, Shin Kurushima Dockyard and Japan Marine United, have reached agreements to build four new car carrier vessels.