Press Release


Press Release


Nov 14, 2019 MOL Earns AIP for Design of Bow Wind-Shield, Ultra-large Containership - Proceeding development of new technology reduced environmental impact -
Nov 12, 2019 MODEC, Mitsui, MOL and Marubeni to Proceed with the Deepwater FPSO Charter Project for Búzios Field of Brazilian Offshore Pre-Salt Oil Field
Nov 08, 2019 1st LNG Bunkering in Nagoya Port - Developing an LNG Fuel Supply Terminal and Promoting the Use of Natural Gas -
Nov 05, 2019 Wood Chip Carrier "SOUTHERN TREASURE" Delivered -Will Serve Hokuetsu Corporation-
Oct 25, 2019 MOL Adds New Experiential Content to VR-based Safety Education Tool - Aiming to Raise Safety Awareness and Eliminate Onboard Accidents through Hands-on Experience Using Current and Vibration -
Oct 18, 2019 "K" LINE, MOL, & NYK Share Data with ONE through the Common Data Platform "IoS-OP"
Oct 17, 2019 MOL Introduces AR Navigation System at Maritime Conference in Dubai - Introducing ICT-based Ship Operation Tool, Targeting Sea Routes around the World -
Oct 15, 2019 MOL and Tohoku Electric Power to Move ahead Full-scale Study on Installation of Wind Challenger -Staring World's 1st Coal Carrier with a 'Sail' to Achieve Environmental and Economic Objectives-PDF[1715.9KB]
Oct 15, 2019 MOL Tabletop Drill Focuses on Containership Safety - Scenario Starts with Fire aboard Vessel in Ise Bay -
Oct 11, 2019 MOL and OKI to Launch Joint Study of Bird's-eye View Monitoring System on Tugboat - Aiming at Safer Operation with a 360° Field of View -
Oct 03, 2019 "Wind Challenger" Design Acquires Preliminary Approval - Realizing Japan's 1st Large Cargo Ship with 'Sail', Aiming at Reduction of GHGs -
Sep 30, 2019 MOL Group Successfully Develops Car Carrier Allocation/Loading Plan with Fundamental technologies of AI - Significantly Improving Efficiency in Planning and Validation with 'Mathematical Optimization' -
Sep 27, 2019 MOL, JBIC, and NOVATEK Sign Cooperation Agreement for LNG Transshipment Projects in Kamchatka and Murmansk
Sep 27, 2019 MOL's Newbuilt LNG Carrier "MARVEL HERON" to Serve Mitsui & Co. - Will Transport Shale Gas-derived LNG from Cameron Project in U.S. -
Sep 27, 2019 11 MOL-operated/managed Vessels Earn Commendations from Japan Coast Guard Regional Headquarters - Honored for Continuously Providing Information on Marine Conditions -
Sep 25, 2019 LNG Carrier for Yamal LNG Project Named LNG DUBHE -The first LNG carrier out of four built in China for the project-
Sep 18, 2019 LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin Undergoes 1st LNG Bunkering Trial in Port of Kobe - Contributing to Development of LNG Bunkering Ports and Wider Use of LNG as Marine Fuel -
Sep 17, 2019 MOL Issues Integrated 'MOL Report 2019'
Sep 12, 2019 MOL Starts Demonstration Test of Vessel Image Recognition System Using AI Technology on Nippon Maru -FOCUS EYE Project, Rising to the Developing Automated Watch-keeping-
Sep 02, 2019 MOL, Tosyalı Holding Sign Memorandum of Agreement, Looking toward Strategic Tie-up - Aiming to Strengthen Business Structure in Turkey, Africa -
Aug 30, 2019 MOL and Karpowership announce the first LNG-to-Powership project under the co-brand "KARMOL" to be delivered in Nacala, Mozambique
Aug 19, 2019 MOL Hosts 'MOL Challenge Day' for Employees and Families- Promoting Diversity and Energizing the Organization through Wheelchair Rugby Experiential Session and Family Workplace Tour -
Aug 14, 2019 MOL Transports Fire Engines to Paraguay - Drawing upon its Global Network to Implement a Unique Social Contribution Program -
Aug 08, 2019 MOL, COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation, Dalian Maritime University, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group co-sponsored Shanghai LNG Forum 2019
Aug 07, 2019 MOL and COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation Signs a Memorandum of Understanding -facilitating further cooperation for upcoming LNG and Ethane projects-
Aug 06, 2019 Asahi Tanker, Exeno Yamamizu, MOL and MC Agree on Strategic Partnership To Develop Zero-emission Fully Electric Vessels
Aug 05, 2019 MOL Led to Launch a Working Group for Zero Emission Alternative Fuel - Project Aims to Reduce GHGs Emissions across Industries -
Jul 31, 2019 MOL Group Companies Earn 2 Awards in "Ship of the Year 2018" -MOL Car Carrier Beluga Ace Receives Ship of the Year 2018, Ferry Sunflower's Sunflower Satsuma and Sunflower Kirishima Garner Large Passenger Ship Sector Award-
Jul 30, 2019 MOL to Cooperate in JAMSTEC Marine Plastic Survey - Examining Japan-Palau Yacht Race Course -
Jul 29, 2019 MOL Hosts Party to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Start-up in Indonesia - Special Thanks to Some 200 Attendees for Their Ongoing Support -
Jul 26, 2019 MOL's LNG Carrier Rescues Castaways - 4 Castaways Saved off Philippines -
Jul 23, 2019 MOL Hosts Tour of Car Carrier to Celebrate Marine Day - About 600 Students and Families Visit -
Jul 19, 2019 Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier for Yamal LNG Project Named NIKOLAY URVANTSEV -The Vessel Will Serve in the World's First Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier Project following "Vladimir Rusanov" and "Vladimir Vize"-
Jul 17, 2019 MOL LNG Carrier Rescues Castaway - 1 Survivor Saved from Wrecked Yacht off Philippines -
Jul 12, 2019 MOL Sets Conditions for Issue of 'Sustainability' Bonds
Jul 12, 2019 Cruise Ship Nippon Maru Slated for Renovation - Marking 30th Anniversary of Its Launching with More Comfortable Cruises -
Jul 11, 2019 Auto Berthing and Un-Berthing Demonstration Test Conducted
Jul 02, 2019 Newbuilding LNG Carrier for JERA Named Sohshu Maru
Jul 01, 2019 MOL to Launch "One MOL Safety Campaign" for 2019 - Forging Ahead to Become a World Leader in Safe Operation -
Jun 28, 2019 MOL to Issue Sustainability Bonds - Issue to Includes Japan's 1st Sustainability Bonds Aimed at Individual Investors, 'MOL Blue Ocean Sustainability Bonds' -
Jun 24, 2019 MOL signs deal on a long-term charter contract to utilize "MOL FSRU Challenger" for Hong Kong Offshore LNG Terminal Project
Jun 20, 2019 MOL and GAIL Sign Charter Contract for one LNG Carrier
Jun 19, 2019 MOL and Japanese shipyards design Next Generation Coal carrier 'EeneX' - Contributing to Clean Energy Transport -
Jun 19, 2019 "MOL Safety Conference 2019" at 5 sites worldwide - Targeting "World leadership in safe operation"
Jun 07, 2019 New challenge on development of Northern Sea Route Transportation
May 28, 2019 MOL Techno-Trade Ceremony Marks Participation in Green Award Foundation-backed Marine Environmental Protection Program - Offering Advantages in Certification for Owners of PBCF-equipped Vessels -
May 23, 2019 MOL to Join Consortium on TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures) -Aims at Effective Disclosure of Climate-related Risks and Opportunities-
May 21, 2019 MOL Announces Release of FOCUS Project Part I 'Fleet Viewer' Application Aimed at Enhancing Ship Management - Stress-free Operation with Big Data Analysis -
May 08, 2019 'Ballast Catch' Viable Organism Sampler Ready for Sales Release - Labor-saving System for Concentrating Samples Onboard -
Apr 25, 2019 Newbuilding LNG Carriers for Tokyo Gas Named Energy Innovator and Energy Universe - Transporting U.S. Shale Gas -
Apr 24, 2019 Delivery of Very Large Crude Carrier "PHOENIX JAMNAGAR"
Apr 24, 2019 MOL co-own world 6 largest Liquified Ethan Carrier with Reliance -As Japanese ship owner, it is first ever to own VLEC-
Apr 22, 2019 MOL to Install AR Navigation System on 21 VLCCs - Supporting Watch-keeping and Ship Operation during Voyages to Ensure World-leading Level of Safety -
Apr 18, 2019 MOL Pledges Support for Mozambique in Wake of Devastating Cyclone
Apr 15, 2019 Participation of Mitsui and MOL and Conclusion of Financing for FPSO Charter Project of MODEC for Area 1 Block offshore Mexico
Apr 01, 2019 Message from President and CEO on MOL Foundation Day Aiming to make the MOL Group a collection of businesses that have a clear advantage and boast the highest competitiveness
Mar 29, 2019 MOL and Karpowership (Karpower International B.V.) are to collaborate on the LNG to Powership business - Cooperation in Sales and Investment fields between World's Largest Floating Power Plant company and Largest FSRU Operator in Asia -PDF[888.0KB]
Mar 11, 2019 MOL Group to Launch Demonstration Test of Mooring Rope with built-in Sensor, Rope Status Monitoring System - Aiming for Safe, Stress-free Cargo Handling -
Mar 07, 2019 MOL Tank Asia Honored by U.S. Oil Major Chevron - Reflects High Regard for United Efforts by Crewmembers at Sea, Land-based Employees to Ensure Safe Transport -
Feb 28, 2019 MOL Certified as 2019's White 500 for Outstanding Health and Productivity Management -Forging Ahead to Become the World Leader in Safe Operation by Maintaining and Improving Health-
Feb 28, 2019 MOL Holds Delivery Ceremony for LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin - Marking Solid Progress toward Start of New Business -
Feb 25, 2019 MOL Welcomes Junior High Students for Career Study Program at Head Office - Presents Lecture on the Latest Developments in Ocean Shipping Business and Vessel Technology -
Feb 25, 2019 MOL Signs Deal for Long-term Charter Contract of LNG Bunkering Vessel with Singapore's State Energy Company Pavilion Gas - Supplying LNG Fuel at World’s Largest Bunkering Port -
Feb 19, 2019 MOL Conducts Underwater Drone Demonstration Test for Vessel Bottom Inspection - Checking Condition of Submerged Areas of the Hull Using Remotely Operated Subsea Vehicle -
Feb 18, 2019 MOL Chemical Tankers Acquires 20% Share of Dutch Tank Container Company Den Hartogh
Feb 13, 2019 MOL Techno-Trade Takes Part in Marine Environmental Protection Program Backed by Green Award Foundation - Offering Shipowners a Discounted Price on Energy-saving PBCF -
Jan 31, 2019 LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin Marks 1st Bunkering of LNG Fuel in Kansai Region
Jan 31, 2019 Changes of Directors and Executive OfficersPDF[313.9KB]
Jan 31, 2019 Changes of General ManagersPDF[224.4KB]
Jan 31, 2019 MOL Announces Restructuring MeasuresPDF[355.6KB]
Jan 25, 2019 MOL-operated Car Carrier Grand Orion Makes 1st Call at Port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Jan 21, 2019 MOL Moves to Establish 'Asahi MOL Tankers' for Pool Operation of MR Product Tankers - Meeting Customer Needs with More Efficient Ship Allocation -
Jan 11, 2019 Newbuilding LNG Carrier for JERA Named Nohshu Maru
Jan 09, 2019 "MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. acquires the entire shares of Nordic Tankers A/S from Triton"
Jan 04, 2019 MOL CEO Ikeda's 2019 New Year Message - Handing Our Vision to Future Generations -

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