NYK Line

NYK Line

NYK Line, or Nippon Yusen Kaisha, is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company offers services from global logistics to bulk shipping. NYK Line was founded in 1870 as Tsukumo Shokai Shipping and remains one of the world’s largest shipping lines.

NYK Line’s currently operates more than 800 vessels including container ships, woodchip carriers, car carriers, LNG carriers and reefer carriers. Its container ship fleet comprises more than 100 vessels, both owned and chartered, with a total capacity of more than 450,000 TEUs (20-foot-equivalent units). The company has 240 offices in 27 countries.

01 Aug 2014
The G6 Alliance is performing abysmally compared with its competitors when it comes to schedule reliability, according to a new SeaIntel report.
Thumbnail for G6 v P3 infographic
05 Dec 2013
The G6 Alliance is taking steps to counter the planned P3 Network in a battle for east-west dominance.
05 Dec 2013
The majority of public comments sent to the Federal Maritime Commission regarding the proposed P3 Network were supportive of the vessel-sharing alliance among the world’s three largest global container lines.
Hapag-Lloyd vessel
03 Dec 2013
The G6 Alliance unveiled plans to expand into the trans-Atlantic and Asia-U.S. West Coast trade lanes in a widely expected response to the proposed P3 Network partnership between the world’s three largest carriers, Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM.
Empty containers
25 Nov 2013
The largest ocean carriers sharply increased their market share at the expense of their smaller rivals in the third quarter, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Container stack
21 Nov 2013
Container shipping lines operating from Asia to the U.S. intend to restore baseline freight rates for late holiday season shipments in December and the pre-Lunar New Year period in January.
Shipping containers in port with crane
16 Oct 2013
Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Westbound section are attempting to set...
NYK Arcadia at Global Terminal in Bayonne, N.J.
11 Oct 2013
Global Terminal in Bayonne, N.J., this week handled a ship with capacity of 9,300 twenty-foot-equivalent units, reportedly the largest container ship to call at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
09 Oct 2013
Members of the G6 Alliance have withdrawn eight Asia-to-Europe sailings, effective from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand during the winter season.
The 13,208-TEU OOCL Bangkok, a sister ship of the NYK Hyperion.
08 Oct 2013
OOCL has christened a 13,208-TEU vessel on Geoje Island in South Korea.
In the next four years, MSC will challenge Maersk Line as the top ocean carrier.
17 Sep 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. will challenge Maersk Line as the world’s biggest ocean carrier over the coming four years, as it boasts the biggest order book for new vessels...