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
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%.