Who is NYK

Who is NYK

NYK

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. At the end of March 2019, NYK Group were operating 792 major ocean vessels, as well as fleets of planes and trucks.

The company's shipping fleet includes 118 car carriers, 63 container ships, 401 bulk carriers, 56 tankers, 75 LNG carriers, 44 wood chip carriers, 1 cruise ship and 34 other ships. NYK employs about 36,000 people worldwide. Their headquarters are based in Tokyo and regional headquarters are based 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 621,000 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 Factbook.