MOL signs MoU on NSR cadetship program

MOL signed a MoU with the Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping ‘Makarov University’, that boosts its aim to be one of the leading shipping companies in the NSR operation, as the company understands that one key for its success is having seafarers especially well-trained for the NSR.

MOL, REHPL co-own world’s six largest VLECs

Japanese MOL and Reliance Ethane Holding agreed to co-owning of Six Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) which are currently fully-owned by REHPL. The six VLECs were delivered in 2016-2017 and have been engaged for transportation of Liquefied Ethane from Houston in India.

Watch: MOL to install augmented reality system on 21 VLCCs

Japanese shipping company MOL announced its intention to install a navigation system using augmented reality (AR) technology jointly developed by Furuno Electric and MOL Techno-Trade, on 21 MOL-operated very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs).

MOL CEO: Rough seas ahead for the shipping industry

On the occasion of MOL’s 135th anniversary, its President & CEO, Junichiro Ikeda provided his message regarding the future of the company, as well as his beliefs about the future of the shipping industry in general. Regarding the future of the shipping sector, Junichiro Ikeda highlighted that it faces a downward trend, while there are numerous factors that bring up uncertainty.

Watch: MOL trials underwater drone for vessel bottom inspection

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd announced that it conducted a test on a remotely operated subsea vehicle (subsea ROV) to inspect the submerged areas of the hull on an MOL Marine-operated cable-laying ship. Those taking part to the test, confirmed the operability of the subsea ROV.

MOL informs Junior High students on developments in ocean shipping

MOL welcomed career-minded students from Komaba Toho Junior High School, February 20, for a lecture on the ocean shipping business and merchant vessels. Twelve students visited the office, starting off by listening to explanations of ocean shipping’s role in daily life. Twelve students visited the office, starting off by listening to explanations of ocean shipping’s role in daily life.

MOL Chemical Tankers holds 20% share of Den Hartogh

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced, on February 18, that its group company, MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. holds a 20% stake in Den Hartogh Holding B.V. from Den Hartogh Beheer B.V. After the acquisition, MOL Chemical Tankers and Den Hartogh are to sign a partnership deal aimed at jointly expanding the “leading global logistics company” approach.

MOL Techno joins marine environmental protection program

MOL Techno-Trade has joined a Green Award Program to promote high-quality shipping. The program is run by the non-profit Green Award Foundation, which was established with the aim to protect the marine environment and ensure safe operation. The program has as a target to improve the quality of vessels and mariners and protect the marine environment.

MOL Chemical Tankers, Den Hartogh form strategic alliance

Dutch logistics provider Den Hartogh Logistics and Singapore-based MOL Chemical Tankers announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop and streamline liquid chemical logistics services utilizing tank containers, parcel chemical tankers and tank terminals.


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