- Overall, ESG/CSR Related (Including Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index)
- Safe Operation (Including Recognition of Seafarer Training)
- Environment Related
Overall, ESG/CSR Related (Including Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index)
FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE Russell is a global index company owned by the London Stock Exchange. FTSE Russell has included MOL in one of its major indices, the FTSE4Good Index Series, which is a responsible investment index. (Since 2003)
FTSE Blossom Japan
MOL has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. The index was developed in 2017 by FTSE Russell and targets Japanese companies making a superior response to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.
"White 500" for Outstanding Health & Productivity Management
MOL was selected as a "White 500" company for 2021 for the third year in a row, which is determined by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi, for the outstanding health and productivity management.
Health & Productivity Stock Selection
MOL has become the first company in the shipping industry to be recognized as an outstanding listed enterprise in the 2021 Health & Productivity Stock Selection, which is a joint certification by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
MOL was selected to the list of "Nadeshiko Brands" under a joint initiative by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TES) to promote women's success in the workplace.
Engine Control Console Installed on Bridge of Kinkasan Maru Certified as 'Ship Heritage'
The engine control console installed on the bridge of the Kinkasan Maru (Note) was selected for a "Ship Heritage Certificate" from the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). (2017)
NOTE : The world's first automated ship that centrally controls the main engine from the bridge
Safe Operation Related (Including Recognition of Seafarer Training)
Certification from DNV GL AS for Seafarer Training Related to Liquefied Gas Transport
MOL's training programs for seafarers serving on LNG carriers and LEG/LPG carriers, held in Japan and overseas, have earned certification from DNV GL AS, as a program that satisfies the crew competency standards advocated by Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators Ltd. (SIGTTO). (LNG carriers: since 2007) (LEG/LPG carriers: since 2016)
Certification from DNV GL AS for Seafarer Education and Training Management Program
MOL's tanker and LNG carrier divisions have acquired certification from DNV GL AS, in recognition of the effectiveness of its unique seafarer training and education management program and its conformance with the Competence Management System (CMS). (Since 2012)
MOL Press Releases:
MOL Acquires Competence Management System (CMS) Certification from DNV
MOL Group Companies Win '2019 High Performing Operators' Award
MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd., MOL Ship Management (Singapore) Pte Ltd., and MOL LNG Transport Co., Ltd. have received "2019 High Performing Operators" Awards from the Australian Maritime Safety Administration(2020).
2 MOL-operated Vessels Selected as 2019 'Best Quality Ship Awards'
Two MOL-operating vessels: the bulk ship HAKUTAKA and the LNG carrier AL ZUBARAH, have received Best Quality Ship Award for fiscal year 2019 by the Japan Federation of Pilots' Association. (2020)
2 MOL-operated Vessels Recognized by Japan Meteorological Agency for Ongoing Contributions to Weather Research and Forecasting
Two MOL operated vessels, the LNG carrier Energy Advance and the crude oil tanker Kashimasan, received the Japan Meteorological Agency‘s Director-General Award for their ongoing efforts to observe and report maritime weather data.(2021)
ISO 14001 Certification
MOL has used its own environmental management system, MOL EMS21, since April 2001, and it holds ISO 14001 certification, an international standard for environmental management. (Since 2003)
* Scope of certification：Management support of Ship's Safe Operation and Environmental Technology Support, and Management of Ship Management Company (ships and ship operational activities are excluded)
ISO 50001 Certification
MOL acquired ISO 50001 certification for its energy management system and ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system.
Certified companies: MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (Since 2014), MOL Ship Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Since 2014), and Magsaysay MOL Ship Management, Inc. (Since 2015)
Certified as "A-" in CDP Climate Change Report 2020
MOL was rated Leadership Level "A-," in research analyzing climate change data through CDP, an international non-governmental organization. (2020)
MOL Group Companies Earn 2 Awards in "Ship of the Year 2018"
The Beluga Ace, a next-generation car carrier of MOL, and both the Sunflower Satsuma and Sunflower Kirishima ferries, which are operated by its group company, Ferry Sunflower, have received the "Ship of the Year 2018," and "Large Passenger Ship Sector Award” sponsored by The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE) , respectively.(2019)
MOL's LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin Earns 'Ship of the Year 2019' Award as Innovative Work Ship/Special Purpose Ship
The LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin, which is owned by MOL and operated by MOL Group company Nihon Tug-Boat Co., Ltd. ,has won a "Ship of the Year 2019' award in the Work Ship/Special Purpose Ship category sponsored by The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). (2020).
Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) Wins Environmental Technology Award from Japan Association for Logistics and Transport
Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) which is jointly developed by MOL received the Award for Logistics Environmental Impact-Reducing Technology Development in the 21st Logistics Environment Award, as selected by the Japan Association for Logistics and Transport.(2020)
LNG-fueled Ishin, Sunflower Kurenai and Sunflower Murasaki Earn Top Energy Conservation Rating for Japanese Coastal Ships
Three MOL Group vessels-the LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin and the ferries Sunflower Kurenai and Sunflower Murasaki have earned the top rating of five stars from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's energy conservation rating system for coastal ships. The rating is based on LNG-fueled ships environmental performance, specifically a reduction of more than 20% in emissions of CO2 compared to vessels powered by conventional heavy oil.(2020)