NYK Line along with Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) shake their hands and inked a shipbuilding contract which goals to guarantee propulsion performance in actual sea condition.
Japanese NYK Line recently held a naming ceremony at Shin Kurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. for the region’s first LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier.
NYK Line, the classification society Class NK and the power systems provider IHI Power Systems inked an agreement in order to set the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use.
NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corporation, and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC).
French shipping major CMA CGM, technology giant Microsoft, Japanese player NYK Line and the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, are among the 11 new members to have joined The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen.
On 16 June 2020, the Japanese cruise vessel “Asuka II” which was docked in Yokohama Port, near Tokyo reported a fire onboard its storage area on the top floor.
Japanese shipping major NYK tested the remote navigation of a tugboat, part of the Japanese government’s Sea Trial Project on Remote Control Navigation, which aims to establish necessary requirements for the realization of autonomous ships.
NYK and its group company MTI Co. Ltd. have received approval in principle (AiP) for an autonomous ship framework that is currently being developed under the name of “APExS.”
The world’s first onboard use of digital currency has taken place through the MarCoPay fintech platform, which is operated by NYK and the Philippine-owned Transnational Diversified Group (TDG).
NYK signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chiba Institute of Technology (CIT) to use a ship to collect and analyze microplastics in oceans worldwide, in order to create a solution to marine plastic pollution. This is the world’s first initiative between a company and a research institute to carry out a survey of microplastics over a wide range of the ocean.
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