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NYK and Stolt Tankers Commemorate 30th Anniversary of Joint Chemical Tanker Business

On January 17, the NYK Group and Stolt Tankers B.V. ("Stolt Tankers") held a ceremony in Singapore with esteemed guests to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the start of the companies’ parcel chemical tanker* joint venture in Asia and the Pacific. The ceremony was attended by Yuji Nishijima, executive officer of NYK; Bjarke Nissen, managing director of Stolt Tankers; and Masahito Hirano, director of ENEOS Ocean Corporation ("ENEOS Ocean"), who celebrated the 30th anniversary and pledged to continue to develop and co-create the chemical tanker business.

The NYK Group, Stolt Tankers, and ENEOS Ocean launched a new chemical tanker pool business in October 2023. The NYK Group aims to strengthen the 30-year chemical tanker business with Stolt Tankers and provide high-quality transportation services with a competitive fleet of vessels within the Asia–Pacific region.

From left, Yuji Nishijima, Executive Officer, NYK; Bjarke Nissen, Managing Director, Stolt Tankers; Masahito Hirano, Director, ENEOS Ocean Corporation

* Parcel chemical tanker
A multipurpose chemical tanker capable of carrying many kinds of chemical cargo, including chemical products, kinetic vegetable oil, etc.

Company Overviews

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK)
Head Office: Tokyo, Japan
Representative: Takaya Soga, President
Website: https://www.nyk.com/english/

Stolt Tankers B.V.
Head Office: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Representative: Lucas Bos, President
Website: https://www.stolt-nielsen.com/our-businesses/stolt-tankers/

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