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March 31, 2011

International Marine Transport and MOL Tankship Management Agree on Merger

Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that two of its group companies-International Marine Transport Co., Ltd. and MOL Tankship Management Ltd. - have agreed to merge effective April 1, 2011, and continue and expand their business as MOL Ocean Expert Co., Ltd. The merger plan was approved by the shareholders' meetings of both companies.

The details are as follows:

Outline of new company

Name: MOL Ocean Expert Co., Ltd.
Address: 2-1-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Paid-in-capital: ¥100 million
President: Hiroki Kasai
No. of employees: 61
Main business: Management and Assignment of Japanese seafarers

Objectives of merger

The merger will integrate marine officers for dry bulkships, tankers, and LPG carriers belonging to both companies under the MOL umbrella to ensure more flexibility in seafarer allocation and streamline management.

Outlines of both companies (as of December 31, 2010)

Company name International Marine Transport Co., Ltd. MOL Tankship Management Ltd.
Founded on February 5, 1937 August 18, 1917
Address 1-9-16 Asakusabashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 2-1-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Paid-in capital ¥100 million ¥100 million
Shareholders 99% owned by MOL 100% owned by MOL
Revenue (FY2009) About ¥2.1 billion About ¥1.1 billion
President Hiroki Kasai Tokuo Kotera
No. of employees 41 20

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