Under the NYK Mirai Project, NYK and Mainichi Media Café sponsored an opportunity for parents and children to learn about the seafaring life together. Fourteen parent-child pairs were selected to take part in a variety of programs regarding seafaring careers on March 2 at Japan Marine Science, in Kanagawa, Japan. The NYK Mirai Project was initiated at the end of 2014.
During the month of November, NYK offered scholarships to 78 outstanding Chinese students in two universities in China. This was the 16th consecutive year for NYK to demonstrate its corporate social responsibility through the company’s dedicated support of maritime education.
The NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA), operated by NYK in the Philippines, successfully held an international short-term student-exchange program with maritime schools in Japan during the months of August and October 2016.
On August 17 and 20, a shipyard tour was held at the Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) for teachers and students from elementary schools in Kure. During the tour, NYK crew members gave a presentation on maritime transport, focusing on vessel operations.
K has received award which recognizes the safety training provided to NYKs seafarers
NYK has decided to implement a new scheme in which Japanese seafarers will be engaged to work only on vessels
NYK is one of only 26 companies – the only one in the maritime industry – to have been designated as part of this year’s “Nadeshiko Brand,” an initiative that the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) jointly inaugurated in fiscal 2012 for the purpose of selecting and publicizing enterprises that encourage the empowerment of women
NYK has welcomed the first Filipinos to take on the roles of captain and chief engineer on an NYK-operated LNG (liquefied natural gas) vessel.
The NYK Group will donate 100,000 U.S. dollars through the NYK-TDG Friendship Foundation and provide free transport of supplies to those directly affected by deadly Typhoon Haiyan which struck the Philippines on November 8.
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