Job move at K Line

Current K Line president and CEO Jiro Asakura has become chairman of the company. At the same time, vice president executive officer Eizo Murakami becomes president and CEO. [+]

K Line sets up Vietnam cold store business

K Line has set up a joint venture cold storage business in Vietnam in partnership with Cool Japan Fund and Japan Logistic Systems. The parnters will build and operate a 9,300sq m cold store in the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City. Food consumption in Vietnam is changing, with a switch ... [+]

Evergreen goes into an alliance at last: Updated

Evergreen, one of the last major shipping lines to operate independently, is to join in an alliance with four other lines. The Taiwanese operator, together with Cosco, K Line, Yangming and Hanjin will set up the CKYHE Alliance which will operate only on trades between Asia and Europe, including the ... [+]

Shipping lines help to rebuild Somalia

NYK has joined a shipping industry initiative, alongside Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena, MOL and K-Line, to help rebuild Somalia. The scheme will provide initial funding of US$1 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in support of job creation and capacity building projects in the war-torn East African country ... [+]

Typhoon relief

K Line has donated 2 million yen (£140,000) to the Japanese Red Cross Society to help victims of December's typhoon in the Mindanao Island area in the Philippines. The country is the largest supplier of seafarers not only for K Line but also for the maritime industry around the world. [+]

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