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Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. At the end of March 2014, the NYK Group was operating 877 major ocean vessels, as well as fleets of planes, trains, and trucks. The company's shipping fleet includes 415 bulk carriers, 125 car carriers, 101 containerships (including semi-containerships), 77 tankers, 52 carriers of multipurpose and project cargo, 49 wood-chip carriers, 29 LNG carriers, three cruise ships, and 26 other ships. NYK's revenue in fiscal 2013 exceeded $22 billion, and as a group NYK employs about 53,000 people worldwide. NYK is based in Tokyo and has regional headquarters in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, and Sao Paulo.

 

 

NYK in INDIA

 

1893   Japan-India Liner service between Kobe and Bombay was established.
          1st Vessel to load/discharge at Bombay - M.V. Aurora Maru.

1911   Commenced Calcutta Liner service.

1992   Tata NYK Transport Systems Ltd. was incorporated as a 50:50 JV between NYK Tokyo and Tata Tea Ltd.

1993   Commenced operations as agents for NYK Line.

2001   NYK increased its share holding to 90% and the remaining 10% was retained by TATA Tea Ltd.

2003   Name of the company was changed to NYK Line (India) Ltd.

2008   NYK increased Share Holding to 100%.

 


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