"K" Line

“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 Nov 2016
US Federal Maritime Commission member William Doyle said the FMC should be “very cautious” about allowing container lines to use their alliances’ antitrust immunity to deal collectively with US service providers.
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.
16 Dec 2015
Five Asia-based container lines will expand a service in mid-February that connects to Australia, while another China-based line will also beef up its service to and from Oceania.