MOL announced the delivery of the first car carrier of the next-generation “FLEXIE” series, the Beluga Ace, which was built at the Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
In three separate decisions, the European Commission has fined four maritime car carriers €395 million in breach of EU antitrust rules.
MOL announced that on August 31, the MOL-operated car carrier Swan Ace called at the Port of Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture and loaded 800 used vehicles.
Unsafe practices lead to grounding of a car carrier with 1,633 cars and various heavy equipment loaded. All 24 crew successfully evacuated from the ship.
MPA and the Ports and Harbours Bureau of the MLIT will helm a working group to conduct a feasibility study on LNG bunkering for car carriers plying between Japan and Singapore.
MOL today announced that it is teaming up with four other companies to join a demonstration project for a used-car export business model as part of the “2017 International Logistics Business Model Creation Project”.
An American car carrier, Honor, was safely docked in Southampton after catching fire abroad in the English Channel last week.
MOL announced that it has finalized the logo design that will grace the hulls of the next-generation car carrier “FLEXIE”, which will be built and delivered at Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that on January 20, 2016, the MOL-operated car carrier TRIUMPH ACE safely rescued a survivor about 80km offshore of Mexico.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the establishment of “MOL Auto Carrier Express (MOL ACE)” as global brand in the car carrier service, which is one of its major business fields. MOL will start to use “MOL ACE” beginning July 1, 2015.
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