TelestackViganTBA GroupThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology Port of South LouisianaPort of Stockton
  • Cimbria
  • TMS Awards 2020
  • Port of Vancouver USA
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • TMS Webinar Series COVID-19: A Leadership Perspective - ‘Container Terminals in the Pandemic - Rapid bounce back or slow recovery?
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd

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.

Latest News

CSM and Permuda announce JV

(Posted on 25/10/20)

The Italian ship-owning Group Premuda, controlled by Pillarstone, the industrial and financial platform... Read more


North to enhance routing risk advice

(Posted on 23/10/20)

Leading international shipping insurer North P&I Club has launched a new marine risk awareness solution... Read more


IMEC commissions Ocean to develop competencies for Ratings

(Posted on 23/10/20)

The International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) has commissioned Ocean Technologies Group... Read more


Piracy increasing off West Africa

(Posted on 18/10/20)

ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) figures show a rise in piracy and armed robbery on the world... Read more


CCS fleet grows to 155m GT

(Posted on 16/10/20)

China Classification Society (CCS) grew its serviced fleet to 34,974 vessels in 2019, marking another... Read more


Pandemic has some positive effects on training

(Posted on 16/10/20)

Leading international catering management and training provider, MCTC has revealed that COVID-19 has... Read more


INTERCARGO address key issues

(Posted on 12/10/20)

The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) has held its Annual General Meeting... Read more


Jones steps down as BRS chairman

(Posted on 12/10/20)

The BRS Group has a new chairman. As the partnership agreement stipulates, on reaching the age of 65... Read more


Høglund and Veracity to collaborate

(Posted on 12/10/20)

Høglund Marine Solutions (Høglund) and Veracity by DNV GL (Veracity) have signed a collaboration... Read more


German Shipowners welcome LNG investments

(Posted on 07/10/20)

“As one of the world’s major shipping nations, Germany needs an LNG infrastructure for its... Read more


TMS Webinar Series COVID-19: A Leadership Perspective - ‘Container Terminals in the Pandemic - Rapid bounce back or slow recovery?TMS Awards 2020China Coaltrans 2020Bühler GmbHTOC EventsCimbria
  • TOC Events
  • Vigan
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • TBA Group

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping