Who is NYK


Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. At the end of March 2016, NYK Group were operating 821 major ocean vessels, as well as fleets of planes and trucks.

The company's shipping fleet includes 119 car carriers, 99 containerships, 377 bulk carriers, 68 tankers, 68 LNG carriers, 47 wood chip carriers, 1 cruise ship and 42 other ships. NYK's revenue in fiscal 2015 exceeded $22 billion, and as a group NYK employs about 34,276 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 668,000 car capacity which represents just over 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 Group Fact Book.