Three Japanese lines become ONE

Mel Pipe, Commercial Director of EUF Group comments on the best-kept secret in shipping, as announced this week.

“We have all known for some time that the three Japanese carriers, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha were going to join forces, however the name was still unknown.  Now they’ve announced their new joint venture will operate under the name Ocean Network Express, which will result in there being only twelve worldwide carriers with four in each alliance”

He continued “It’s great news to hear that the move will allow Ocean Network Express to better meet customers’ needs”

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