Japanese container merger takes initial step

The merger between Japan's three largest container carriers in the new Ocean Network Express (ONE) will begin operations on April 1, and has now opened up for customer bookings, announces one of the merger partners.

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Ocean Network Express, which has been marketed under the brand ONE since the merger of container activities in Japan's three largest carrier groups, is now taking an initial step and opening up for customer bookings, announces one merger partner, K Line, in a press release Thursday.

The two others are Mitsui O.S.K. Line, MOL, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, NYK.

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