Who is NYK


Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. At the end of March 2017, NYK Group were operating 799 major ocean vessels, as well as fleets of planes and trucks.

The company's shipping fleet includes 111 car carriers, 97 containerships, 372 bulk carriers, 63 tankers, 70 LNG carriers, 43 wood chip carriers, 1 cruise ship and 42 other ships. NYK's revenue in fiscal 2016 exceeded $17 billion, and as a group NYK employs about 36,000 people worldwide. NYK is based in Tokyo and has regional headquarters in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong & Sao Paulo. Further financial details on the NYK Group can be found here.

NYK's RORO Division represents the world's largest RORO ocean carrier. NYK's RORO fleet has approx 642,000 car capacity which represents just under 16% of the global car transportation fleet capacity. Further details of the global market volume and Asian exports can be found on page 17 of the NYK Fact Book.