Charity Cruise aboard Asuka II
NYK Holds Charity Cruise aboard Asuka II
In cooperation with Plan Japan, NYK hosted a charity cruise on its luxury cruise ship Asuka II to raise funds for the improvement of the educational environment of Filipino children. Asuka II is operated by NYK Cruises Co. Ltd., and the event was held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of NYK's return to the cruise business. The cruise proceeds of $100,000 were donated to Plan Japan and will be used to support the education of Filipino children.
Additionally, to support the people affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuing tsunami, a donation box was placed on board Asuka II during the charity cruise. NYK matched the amount given by the passengers, and a total of about 420,000 yen was sent to Plan Japan.
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NYK Hosts Cruise to Aid Reconstruction of Earthquake-Damaged Area
In November, 2012, NYK hosted a an extremely unique cruise experience on Asuka II to support a reconstruction of the area damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuing tsunami.
Please see the Great East Japan Earthquake-related page for details.