NYK Chairman Nominated as Next JFFI Chairman
June 11, 2009
On June 8, NYK chairman Koji Miyahara was nominated as the next chairman of the Japan Federation of Freight Industries (JFFI).* The JFFI chairmanship is generally filled by the chairman of another logistics-related organization, and Mr. Miyahara became eligible after he was recently nominated as chairman of the Japanese Shipowners’ Association.**
Mr. Miyahara will officially take on these added responsibilities once his nomination is confirmed at the JFFI’s 18th general assembly on June 19.
*The Japan Federation of Freight Industries (JFFI) is a nationwide organization of logistics related-organizations and companies with services covering air, sea, and land.
**The Japanese Shipowners' Association is a nationwide maritime organization of Japanese nationals who are owners, charterers, and operators of ships that have a capacity of 100 gross tons or more. Website: http://www.jsanet.or.jp/e/index.html