“K” Line is the world’s 15th-largest container shipping company and one of the largest Japanese transportation companies. It was established in 1919 and along with NYK Line and MOL is one of Japan's "Big Three" container lines.

 

29 Sep 2016
APL Logistics and its parent company have retracted statements made by their employees that said “K” Line could go bankrupt, after the Japanese container line threatened legal action.
22 Sep 2016
“K” Line accuses APL Logistics of telling the latter’s customers that the Japanese container line could go bankrupt.
15 Sep 2016
The Busan Port Authority will offer discounts to CKYE Alliance members in a bid to keep Busan’s cranes busy.
13 Sep 2016
The port says the new service could boost traffic by 30,000 TEUs per year.
13 Sep 2016
Rumors that an investment fund will take over Japan's No. 3 carrier abound.
31 Aug 2016
Japanese shipping group "K" Line has set up a joint venture with India’s J.M. Baxi Group.
25 Aug 2016
A group of Asia-based container lines are teaming up to offer new joint services on the intra-Asia trade.
29 Jul 2016
Japan’s three largest container warned of even worse financials than originally expected after reporting deep losses thanks to overcapacity.
09 May 2016
The credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded the credit of "K" Line and is reviewing that of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines as two of Japan’s top three container lines struggle against unfavorable market conditions.
28 Apr 2016
Japan’s three largest container lines mostly reported dismal financial results for fiscal 2015 on Thursday.
29 Jan 2016
Japan’s three largest container lines significantly downgraded their earnings forecasts for the current fiscal year ending on March 31, with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines now expecting a sizable net loss of 175 billion yen ($1.45 billion).
04 Jan 2016
There will be no sustained recovery in the dry bulk or container shipping sectors this year amid overcapacity in the industry and slowing demand for raw materials from China, said "K" Line president and CEO Eizo Murakami.