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 May 2014
A temporary space shortage on the trans-Atlantic is looming thanks to implementation of the G6 Alliance in that trade lane.
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Members of the G6 Alliance have withdrawn eight Asia-to-Europe sailings, effective from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand during the winter season.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...
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
Members of the G6 Alliance have canceled two voyages scheduled for early October, as a result of vessel maintenance and a national holiday week in China.
28 Aug 2013
Port Everglades recently celebrated the first vessel call of the Grand Alliance’s Gulf Atlantic Express (GAX) service.

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