Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

MOL, or Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., is an international shipping company based in Tokyo, Japan. Created after a 1964 merger, MOL owns a fleet of container ships, bulk carriers, tankers, LNG carriers and other vessels. MOL also offers logistics services and technology services and operates ferries and coastal liners.

Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 11
11 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
25 Jun 2013
One patrol boat and three tugboats have arrived at the site of the fractured MOL Comfort in the Indian Ocean and are proceeding to rescue its cargo and hulls, according to the latest update from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
20 Jun 2013
The two fractured pieces of the MOL Comfort are both presumably still floating in the Indian Ocean, according to the latest update from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
18 Jun 2013
The two parts of the container ship MOL Comfort, which broke apart during heavy weather while en route from Singapore to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, remain afloat, according to the carrier and the Indian Coast Guard.
MOL Comfort container ship at the Port of Gothenburg
17 Jun 2013
The hull of the MOL Comfort, a 7,041 20-foot-equivalent unit container ship operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, split in two about 200 nautical miles from Yemen during inclement weather.
14 Jun 2013
Seaspan has accepted delivery of the MOL Excellence, a 4,600 20-foot-equivalent unit container ship.
11 Jun 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will increase rates for all cargo in its westbound trade from the Far East, including Southeast Asia and Japan, to Europe, starting July 1.
11 Jun 2013
Regional Container Lines has announced that CNC Line will replace OOCL as its partner in the RBC service.
22 May 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will begin operating in Canada as “MOL (Canada),” effective Aug. 1.
07 May 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will launch a new weekly Asia-Mexico Express Service, taking part in a service operated by Hapag-Lloyd, in June.
03 May 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will be taking space on Pacific International Lines’ Mozambique Express Service.
02 May 2013
MOL and Pacific International Lines have announced a new joint Indian Ocean Islands Express Service.