AgTC Announces 2017 Ocean Carrier Performance Awards

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition  announced the results of the 11th Annual AgTC Ocean Carrier Performance Survey in June, with three carriers attaining the highest scores in this year's Survey.  Hamburg Sud is the AgTC Top Ranked Carrier 2017. K-Line and NYK were presented AgTC Recognized Performance 2017 plaques. During April and May 2017, AgTC member companies -- a broad and diverse cross-section of US agriculture and forest product exporters and importers, ... [+]

K-Line’s CO2 Reduction Target Certified

"K" Line’s CO2 reduction targets were approved to be scientifically consistent with the level achieving to the "Paris Agreement" set binding 2℃ goal for rise of global temperature and obtained certification from an international initiative, Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi). In March 2015, we introduced our long-term environmental vision,"K" Line ... [+]

Three Japanese shipping giants agree to merge

After the resolution by the board of directors of each company held on Oct. 31, three Japanese shipping giants -- Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have agreed to merge, subject to regulatory approval from authorities. The lines plan to establish a new ... [+]

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