Press Release


Press Release


Dec 25, 2018 MOL News Highlights for 2018 - Looking at MOL from Press Release Access Rankings -
Dec 21, 2018 MOL Conducts Assessment and Feasibility Study of Advanced Navigation Support System Utilizing Collision Avoidance Algorithm -Initiative Leads to Automatic Prevention of Collisions; Marks Step toward Autonomous Sailing-
Dec 20, 2018 MOL Cooperates in Demonstration Test of Class Survey Using Drones - Conducting Flight Test on Vessel in Service -
Dec 19, 2018 MOL Officer Lectures Students During Field Trip to Port of Yokohama - Helping Youngsters Learn about Careers at Sea in the Center of International Logistics -
Dec 18, 2018 Uniper SE and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines enter into agreement on FSRU project in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and one additional LNG transportation agreementPDF[314.7KB]
Dec 14, 2018 Mitsui O.S.K. Passenger Line Receives Award for Outstanding Performance in 'Cruise of the Year 2018'
Dec 14, 2018 MOL Honors Officers and Engineers at "MOL Presidential Awards 2018" - Award for Continuous Contributions to Safe Operation and Educating Young Seafarers -
Dec 12, 2018 Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARAPDF[469.1KB]
Dec 10, 2018 MOL LNG Carrier LNG Fukurokuju Rescues Castaway - 1 Survivor Rescued off Papua New Guinea -
Dec 07, 2018 MOL to Participate in Construction, Ownership, Operation of FSRU for Jawa 1 Gas-Fired IPP Project in Indonesia - Leveraging Know-how in Asia’s 1st Gas-to-Power Project using FSRU -
Nov 29, 2018 MOL Adds 'Snap-back Zones' Training Session to VR-based Mariner Safety Education Tool - Expanding Scope of Training Using VR Googles -
Nov 28, 2018 Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. Holds A Business Briefing For Institutional Investors and Media
Nov 27, 2018 Yamal LNG Project Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov" Completes First Ship-to-Ship Transfer Operation at Norway - Key Step in Utilization of Ice Breaking Vessel for Ship to Ship Operation in LNG Transportation Field -
Nov 22, 2018 MOL Pledges Assistance in Ocean Transport of Mobile Library Vehicles to South Africa - Supporting Efforts to Bring School Libraries to More Students -
Nov 22, 2018 MOL to Enhance Initiatives on Global Warming - Supporting, and Active Participation in the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, Japan Climate Initiative, Ministry of Environment "COOL CHOICE" National Movement -
Nov 19, 2018 MOL Tabletop Drill Focuses on LNG Carrier Safety - Simulation of LNG Carrier Colliding with Fishing Boat in Akashi Strait -
Nov 15, 2018 MOL Hosts Party Marking 50th Anniversary for Establishment of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (Thailand) - Event in Bangkok Draws 500 Guests; Company Expresses Thanks for Ongoing Support -
Nov 08, 2018 Virtual Visits Now Available on Next-generation VLCC - Safely Visit a Ship Carrying Dangerous Goods with 'Vessel View VR' -
Oct 26, 2018 Newbuilding LNG Carrier for Osaka Gas Named LNG Juno
Oct 24, 2018 MOL Announces Plan for Trial Introduction of Energy-saving Operation Analysis Service on 80 Bulkcarriers - Aiming to Reduce Environmental Impact by Optimizing Propulsion Performance -
Oct 19, 2018 MOL's Newbuilt LNG Carrier "MARVEL EAGLE" to Serve Mitsui & Co. - Will Transport Shale gas-derived LNG from Cameron Project in U.S. -
Oct 17, 2018 MOL Presents Long-Service Awards, Hosts Family Day for Filipino Seafarers - Appreciation for Contributions of Seafarers and Support by Their Families -
Oct 15, 2018 Launching of the "FOCUS" Project - Collaborative Innovation Transcending Business Categories; ICT-based, Data-driven Project Aims at Safer Operation and Cleaner Environment -
Oct 12, 2018 MOL Consolidation Service Succeeds with Trial of Remote Container Tracking Management Device -Applying Advanced Technology for Real-time Cargo Information-
Oct 11, 2018 MOL Plans to Install Voyage Information Display System Using AR Technology on VLCC subsequently to Car Carrier - Supporting Ship Operation and Watch-keeping to Enhance Safety -
Oct 10, 2018 MOL Adds 2 New Training Sessions to Mariner Safety Education Tool Using VR Goggles - Seafarers Can Use VR Goggles for Training Scenarios on Cargo Falling from Cranes, Response to Onboard Fires -
Oct 03, 2018 MOL's Next-generation Car Carrier FLEXIE Series Wins Good Design Award 2018 -Favorable Reviews Call it an Amazing Realization of New and Unconventional Innovation-
Sep 28, 2018 LNG-fueled Tugboat Named Ishin -Earns Highest 4-star for Coastal Ship Energy Conservation Rating-
Sep 27, 2018 MOL Transports Fire Engines to Paraguay -Receives Letter of Appreciation from Paraguayan Ambassador to Japan-
Sep 26, 2018 the Challenge of Autonomous Ships in the Future - MOL Conducts Onboard Test of New Technology with Rolls Royce -Joint Research of Intelligence Awareness System Using a Ferry Plying the Seto Inland Sea-
Sep 19, 2018 Launch of the new Sunflower Kirishima- Providing a More Comfortable "casual cruises" Experience -
Sep 18, 2018 6 MOL-operated/managed Vessels Earn Commendations from Japan Coast Guard Regional Headquarters - Honored for Continuously Providing Information on Marine Conditions -
Sep 14, 2018 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Marubeni Sign Cooperation Agreement with Japanese Project Promotion Vehicle in the Far East LLC
Sep 14, 2018 Inauguration Ceremony Marks Opening of MOL Magsaysay Maritime Academy -700 guests on hand, including Philippine government officials -
Sep 12, 2018 MOL Pledges Support for Communities Devastated by Typhoon No.21 and Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake
Sep 12, 2018 Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier for Yamal LNG Project Named Vladimir Vize - The Vessel Will Serve in the World's First Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier Project following "Vladimir Rusanov" -
Sep 06, 2018 MOL Worldwide Logistics Ltd. Established in Hong Kong; Will Serve as Headquarters for MOL NVOCC Operations
Aug 30, 2018 MOL Signs Technology Consulting Agreement with Prof. Tomoharu Nagao of Yokohama National University -Promoting the use and application of ICT-based trends in advanced digitalization-
Aug 24, 2018 MOL Sets Conditions for Issue of 'Green' Bonds
Aug 22, 2018 Tokyo International Container Terminal Marks 20 Million TEUs Handled - First at Tokyo Port -
Aug 21, 2018 Additional Investment in PKT Logistics Group Sdn. Bhd., a Leading Logistics Company in Malaysia
Aug 15, 2018 Japan's National Wheelchair Rugby Team Captures 1st Title in GIO 2018 IWRF World Championship - MOL Employee Is a Member -
Aug 07, 2018 MOL to Issue Japan's 1st Green Bonds Aimed at Individual Investors "MOL Blue Ocean Environmental Bonds"
Aug 03, 2018 MOL Issues Integrated Report, 'MOL Report 2018'
Aug 03, 2018 Auto Berthing and Un-Berthing Demonstration Project Selected for MLIT's FY2018 Ocean Transport System Project - Also Conducting Demonstration Tests of 'Auto Collision Avoidance' and 'Remote Monitoring' -
Aug 01, 2018 MOL Marks its 1st Transportation Service Contract with Major German Utility Company Uniper as LNG Schneeweisschen Goes into Service -LNG Carrier Equipped with MOL's First Milestones: X-DF Propulsion Engine and MRS-F Reliquefaction System-
Jul 30, 2018 VR Technology Allows Virtual Ship Visits - Introducing Vessel View VR on Next-generation Car Carrier -
Jul 20, 2018 Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov" first call ceremony at PetroChina LNG Jiangsu Terminal
Jul 19, 2018 MOL Hosts Tour of Cutting-edge Car Carrier on Marine Day -360 Students and Families Visit-
Jul 19, 2018 Japan Sports Agency Honors MOL for International Contributions - Initiative Is Model as Inherited Joint Project through Surfboards, Contributing to Promotion of International Contribution Projects through Sports -
Jul 13, 2018 Containership MOL Truth Earned 'Ship of the Year 2017' - A 20,000TEU Container Ship, One Of The World’s Largest Built in Japan -
Jul 13, 2018 MOL Pledges Support for Communities Devastated by Heavy Rain in Western Japan
Jul 06, 2018 Yamal LNG Project Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov" Completes First Eastern Transit via the Northern Sea Route, heading to East Asia
Jul 06, 2018 MOL to Join Research on Advanced Navigation Support System Leading to Automatic Collision Avoidance Function - Further Initiatives to Realize Future Autonomous Ships -
Jun 29, 2018 MOL to Launch 2018 Annual Vessel Safety Campaign - Forging Ahead to Become a World Leader in Safe Operation -
Jun 27, 2018 MV25 Supports Study of Infectious Diseases in Ghana - Contributing to Stronger Ties between Japan and Ghana, Promoting Advances in Medical Research -
Jun 25, 2018 MOL In Exclusive Discussions To Utilize "MOL FSRU Challenger" For Hong Kong Offshore LNG Terminal Project
Jun 19, 2018 MOL to Make Full-scale Move into Subsea Support Vessel Business by Acquiring Stake in AKOFS of Norway
Jun 15, 2018 COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation, MOL, Shanghai Maritime University co-sponsored Shanghai LNG Forum 2018
Jun 14, 2018 MOL's Newbuilding Coal Carrier OI MARU to Serve JERA Trading
Jun 01, 2018 LNG Carrier CESI Lianyungang Delivered for SINOPEC LNG Transport Project - Final Vessel in Series of 6 Newbuilding LNG Carriers -
May 24, 2018 MOL Woman Officer Shares Attractions of a Seafaring Career with Female Students - Presenting Lecture and Round-table Discussion at Nara Prefectural Seisho Junior and Senior High Schools -
May 21, 2018 Announcement of selling NEW "Viable Organism Analyzer" - Environmental Initiatives Following International Regulations about Ballast Water -
May 17, 2018 MOL Logistics Signs Agency Agreement with Al Madina Logistics in Oman
May 14, 2018 Haiphong International Container Terminal (HICT) Opens in Lach Huyen, Vietnam -Contributing to Economic Growth with 1st Deepwater Terminal in Northern Vietnam that Can Accommodate Today's Large Containerships-
May 11, 2018 MODEC, Mitsui, MOL, Marubeni and Mitsui E&S to Proceed with the Ultra-Deepwater FPSO Charter Project for Mero field of Brazilian Offshore Pre-Salt Oil Field
May 08, 2018 MOL New Maritime Academy in Philippines to Open in August - Construction of Facilities Completed, Official Approval Received -
May 08, 2018 MOL, KHI to Jointly Develop Technologies that Enhance Vessel Reliability and Energy-saving Operation by Vessel Steering Gear with New Sensing Capability and Big Data Analysis - Aims to Develop Intelligence Function Equipped Steering Gear -
Apr 25, 2018 MOL expands its NVOCC business with the unified brand "MOL Worldwide Logistics"
Apr 23, 2018 MOL Crude Oil Tanker Rescues a Castaway - One Drifting Survivor Rescued Safely in the South China Sea -
Apr 23, 2018 'MOL Safety Conference 2018' Programs Held - 4 Conferences Position MOL for World Leadership in Safe Operation -
Apr 18, 2018 MOL Transports Canned Bread 'Kyu-Can-Cho' to South Africa - Bringing smiles to children in famine-stricken regions -
Apr 09, 2018 MOL Launches Trial Use of Cooling-Work Suits Onboard - Prevent Heatstroke and Reduce Workload Onboard -
Apr 02, 2018 Notice of Investment Payment Completion and Service Commencement for New J/V in the Container Shipping BusinessPDF[35.4KB]
Apr 02, 2018 Message from the CEO on MOL Foundation Day Taking the Next Step toward Realizing Our Vision for the MOL Group
Mar 29, 2018 Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov" for Yamal LNG Project Started the First Loading Operation in the Yamal LNG Plant at Sabetta Port -Operational commencement with MOL's 1st Vessel for World's First Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier Project-
Mar 16, 2018 Graduation Ceremony Held for 7th and Final Class in '3rd Year Program' for Filipino Seafarers - Contributing to Development of Filipino Seafarer Education, Ready for Full-scale Shift to Education at MOL Magsaysay Maritime Academy -
Mar 15, 2018 Announcing Delivery of the Beluga Ace, 1st Next-generation FLEXIE Series Car Carrier - Cutting-edge, Newly Designed Car Carrier Equipped with 6 Liftable Decks -
Mar 13, 2018 MOL Teams up with University of Tokyo Graduate School on Project Based Learning for 2nd Year in a Row
Mar 09, 2018 MOL Group to Adopt Fully Electronic Controlled Main Engine Equipped with Common Rail Fuel Injection System
Mar 02, 2018 MOL Introduces Cutting-edge Stowage Planning System for Car Carriers - Aimed at Optimizing Loading for FLEXIE Next-generation Car Carriers -
Feb 28, 2018 Changes of Directors and Executive OfficersPDF[74.6KB]
Feb 28, 2018 Changes of General ManagersPDF[55.1KB]
Feb 28, 2018 MOL Announces Restructuring MeasuresPDF[101.1KB]
Feb 27, 2018 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Far East Investment and Export Agency of the Russian Federation Sign a Memorandum of Understanding - Cooperation for the development of the Northern Sea Route and Russian Far East -
Feb 22, 2018 Decision by the European Commission, concerning the Violation of European Antitrust Law
Feb 21, 2018 MOL Car Carrier Rescues Castaways - Three survivors rescued in the North Atlantic Ocean -
Feb 13, 2018 Notice Concerning Capital and Business Alliance between MOL and NCC
Feb 06, 2018 Total and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines sign a long-term charter contract for a pioneer Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker vesselPDF[402.4KB]
Feb 01, 2018 LNG Carrier CESI Wenzhou Delivered for SINOPEC LNG Transport Project - 5th in Series of 6 New LNG Carriers -
Feb 01, 2018 ONE Ready to Take Bookings from February 1
Jan 26, 2018 MOL Signs Deal for Construction of LNG-fueled Tugboat - 1st LNG Fueled Tugboat in Osaka Bay, Launching in 2019 -
Jan 18, 2018 Notice of Completion of Necessary Legal Process in All Countries/Regions for New J/V in the Container Shipping BusinessPDF[73.7KB]
Jan 15, 2018 MOL Announces Full Acquisition and Name Change of Seafarers Manning Company in Europe - Aiming to Enhance Stable Supply of Top-quality Seafarers for LNG Carriers and Tankers -
Jan 12, 2018 Succession of Minaminippon Shipbuilding's Business by Imabari Shipbuilding
Jan 09, 2018 MODEC, Mitsui, MOL, Marubeni and MES to Proceed with the Ultra-Deepwater FPSO Charter Project for Sepia Area of Brazilian Offshore Pre-Salt Oil Field
Jan 04, 2018 MOL CEO Ikeda's 2018 New Year Message - From Uncertainty, Opportunity -

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