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September 01, 2011

MOL Starts Safety Campaign

TOKYO- Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the launch of a six-week safety campaign. President Muto, executives, and other personnel will proactively visit MOL-operated vessels to exchange opinions with on-board employees. The campaign is intended to achieve the goal of "Four Zeroes*" set out in the midterm management plan "GEAR UP! MOL", which began in April 2010. Proposals and ideas gained through discussions with seafarers will be shared throughout the MOL Group and with other MOL and MOL Group-operated vessels, with the aim of further enhancing the safe operation structure.

* "Four Zeroes"
Never allow (1) serious marine accidents, (2) oil pollution, (3) fatal accidents, or (4) serious cargo damage

<<Outline of campaign>>

1. Campaign period
September 1 to October 15, 2011

2. Specific topics for discussion
Exchange opinions with personnel on MOL Group-operated vessels based on the following recent cases, toward “Four Zeroes.”
* Prevention of illness and incidents causing injury or damage
* Measures to prevent incidents during mooring operations
* Measures to prevent troubles due to poor maintenance

3. Target vessels
MOL-operated vessels (dry bulkers, tankers, LNG carriers, car carriers, containerships)
Group company-operated vessels (ferries, cruise ships)

4. Vessel visitors
Land-based marine officers and executives and employees of business and corporate divisions

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