MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines) is a multi-modal transport group. The fleet ranges from specialized dry bulkers for iron ore, coal, and wood chips to tankers that transport crude oil and LNG, and car carriers and containerships that deliver a variety of finished products. The MOL Group employs more than 10,000 people in 441 companies and operate 896 fleets.

MOL partners with Russia on Northern Sea Route services

Japanese carrier MOL will partner with Russia for sailings on the Northern Sea Route. This will bolster economic ties between Russia and Japan, says the Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East, Alexander Galushka.

MOL violated competition law

South Korean authorities announced in a statement today that Japan's MOL, along with several other companies, has been charged with breaching South Korean antitrust law. The company apologizes and is exempted from a fine.

South Africa rejects Japanese container merger

Competition authority in South Africa rejects the planned merger between NYK Line, MOL, and K Line. A merger increases the risks of price fixing in the container market, says the authority.

New fines for major car carriers

Norway's Wallenius Wilhelmsen along with several Japanese car carriers have been fined in Mexico for partaking in illegal price arrangements for years.

First 20,000 teu container ship hits the water

The world's first container ship with a capacity of a little over 20,000 teu has hit the water. The ship belongs to Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines, which could lose the record already this year.

NYK president looking ahead after tough year

2016 was a tough year for Japanese carrier NYK Line which had to cancel dividends to its shareholders for the first time in 52 years. President Tadaaki Naito is, however, optimistic about the future after the merger with K Line and MOL.

Court considers liability in dramatic wreck

A court considers if Mitsui OSK Lines, and not shipbuilder Mitsubishi, is responsible for the wreck of container ship MOL Comfort. A milestone in the case, says lawyer Jesper Windahl, Windahl Sandroos & Co., who anticipates several new claims. (corrected)

MOL and Akastor form new offshore partnership

Norwegian oil service group Akastor is launching a new offshore joint venture with Japan's MOL. This will be the Japanese carrier's first foray into the market for subsea vessels, where MOL eyes a potential for stable earnings in the long term.

Mols-Linien slutter børskarriere af med stil

Mols-Linien havde stor fremgang på både passagersiden og bundlinjen i første halvår af 2016. Regnskabet er det sidste, inden rederiet bliver afnoteret på fondsbørsen i København i oktober.

Mols-Linien køber gammel kending af Danske Færger

Mols-Linien køber fragt- og passagerfærgen M/F Povl Anker af Danske Færger. Den skal indgå som erstatningsfærge på ruten Rønne-Køge, når rederiet overtager driften på de bornholmske ruter i 2018. Indtil da lejes den tilbage til Danske Færger.

Mols-Linien underskriver bornholmsk kontrakt

Rederiet Mols-Linien har nu officielt skrevet under på kontrakten om betjeningen af færgedriften til og fra Bornholm fra 2018 og ti år frem. Underskrivelsen var udsat på grund af en klage fra Danske Færger, som er delejet af Clipper.

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