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Japan’s coronavirus rise prompts MOL response

Japan’s coronavirus rise prompts MOL response

(Posted on 31/07/20)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has announced that it will lower the number of employees working from the office from 50% to 30%, effective immediately, as the Coronavirus continues to spread across Japan. Tokyo has recorded consecutive days with more than 200 infections

Headquartered in Toranomon, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, MOL is one of the largest shipping companies in the world.

The MOL fleet includes dry bulk carriers, liquefied natural gas carriers, Ro-Ro Car Carrier ships, tankers, container ships (among which mv MOL Triumph is the 4th largest containership in the world), and container terminals. Its alligator logo can be seen in ports, roads, rails and barges around the world.

In a statement, the company said, “MOL will continue to give top priority and to ensure the safety of its officers, employees and related parties, and will respond flexibly in accordance with the Government Policies. MOL will take all possible measures not to cause any inconvenience to our business partners and related parties. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.”

MOL dry bulk service draws upon one of the world's largest fleets to provide reliable transport that meets various customer needs, with various types of specialized carriers designed and built in consideration of different cargo characteristics conditions of loading and discharging ports. MOL not only has specialized carriers, but also a wide variety of vessels—from small to large, with the versatility to meet various trades on a global scale with high-quality transport services.

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