Who is NYK


Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. At the end of March 2015, NYK Group were operating 832 major ocean vessels, as well as fleets of planes, trains and trucks.

The company's shipping fleet includes 123 car carriers, 104 containerships, 408 dry-bulk carriers, 68 tankers, 30 LNG carriers, 47 conventional carriers, 48 wood chip carriers, 3 cruise ships and 1 other ship. NYK's revenue in fiscal 2014 exceeded $19 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 & 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 a 660,000 car capacity which represents just over 17% of the global car transportation fleet capacity. Further details of the global market volume and Asian exports can be found on page 16 of the NYK Group Fact Book