Class NK accredited in late March a training program for seafarers responsible for LNG and other low-flashpoint fuels on board NYK Group-operated ships, making the NYK the first Japanese shipping company to obtain an international institution’s certification in the field of IGF Code training.
NYK and NYK Group companies MTI Co. Ltd., as well as Japan Marine Science Inc., released partial findings of a study on collision risk judgement and the autonomous operation of vessels, on 26 December.
During July, NYK held three safety promotion conferences for shipowners and ship-management companies, under the slogan “Brush Up on Safety Awareness”, with participants exchanging information mainly about physical and mental issues that may lead to accidents and troubles by crew members.
NYK has conducted its winter safety campaign, entitled “Sail On Safety” that ran for two months during which NYK Group executives and employees visited 237 vessels to exchange opinions and strengthen safety awareness between onboard crew and offshore staff.
Linden Pride, an LPG carrier operated by NYK, saved a seafarer from a boat in distress 100 nautical miles off Nicaragua on December 4.
NYK’s President, Captains, and Chief Engineers exchanged opinions on safe operations during a meeting at NYK headquarters in Tokyo last August which focused on annual safety campaign.
The NYK Group announced that it has completed its Sail On Safety winter safety campaign, which ran from December 1, 2015, through January 31, 2016.
NYK conducted a crisis-response drill based on the scenario of a serious accident occurring on an NYK-owned VLCC (very large crude-oil carrier).
NYK hosted a safety promotion conference for shipowners and ship-management companies
The NYK Group completes its Sail On Safety winter safety campaign
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