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NYK and YL to Jointly Exhibit at SPEXA Space Exhibition

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha
Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd.

-- Introducing the NYK Group's space-related business --

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd. (YLK) will jointly exhibit at SPEXA, a space business exhibition to be held at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto-ku, Tokyo) from April 24 (Wed) to 26 (Fri). On the 25th, we will be giving a joint presentation on the theme of "Space × Shipping and Logistics" at Conference Hall C. Everyone is welcome, whether you are engaged in space-related business, involved in international transportation in the aerospace industry, or a researcher or student interested in the business of combining space and ships.

Exhibition Outline

Name: SPEXA — Space Business Expo
Organizer: RX Japan Ltd.
Special Partner: SPACETIDE Foundation
Supporting Sponsors: Cabinet Office, cross-U , Tellus Inc., SPACE Development Forum Executive Committee
Date and Time: April 24 (Wed) - 26 (Fri), 10:00 – 18:00 (until 17:00 on last day)
Location: Tokyo Big Sight, East Hall 1
Website: SPEXA — Space Business Expo | 24-26 April 2024
Pre-registration form for visitors: Register (spexa.jp)    

Details of NYK Group's Exhibition

Booth: Satellite Data and Space Utilization Area [S3-24]
Exhibit Details:
(1) NYK
Introducing NYK's vision of the “Space × Shipping” business with a view to the future.
Rocket offshore launch ships, satellite and operational data utilization, joint research with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), etc.

(2) YL
Introducing high-quality services and transportation examples presented by our aerospace-specific experts. We will propose the best solution to meet your logistics demands.

Scheduled presentation by NYK Group

Theme: Space ×Shipping and Logistics 
Date and Time: April 25 (Thu), 13:30-14:00
Venue: 【C-2-4】 Conference Room C (No advance registration required)
(1) NYK
Tetsuya Haraoka
Manager of Advanced Tech and Space Business Development Team,
Innovation Promotion Group

(2) YL
Yusaku Onozuka
Manager of Aerospace Sales Sec., Industy Department 1,
Japan Region Supply Chain Solutions Division

NYK’s challenge for collaborative creation of value through “Space × Shipping” will be introduced, and YL, which is in charge of logistics, will propose logistics solutions for the procurement of satellite and rocket parts, production, and finished products by utilizing its global network.

Background of Joint Exhibition

NYK, which operates international ocean transportation services, and YL, which provides seamless logistics services, have entered the space-related business. We will introduce our group's services to many people, including customers involved in space-related businesses.

1) NYK
In 2023, NYK established the Advanced Tech and Space Business Development Team and entered the space-related business. Upstream of the business, space business development is being conceived by utilizing NYK's assets. Downstream, the team aims to create new business by combining data acquired via launched satellites with data from more than 800 vessels operated by the NYK Group. We are also engaged in joint research with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

(2) YL
YL is a supply chain logistics company that provides ocean and air freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services, and supply chain management on a global scale. With a network of more than 680 offices in 47 countries and regions around the world, we provide optimal solutions to meet our customers' requirements. We are globally certified with Aerospace Quality System Standard AS9120 for global operation and for the Aerospace Hub area and were also the first logistics company certified with Quality Management System for Aerospace parts JISQ-9100 in Japan. We utilize our supply chain management system “Yusen Vantage Performance”, which enables the provision of end-to-end supply chain visibility, optimization, prediction, and compliance functionality.

On March 10, 2023, the NYK Group released its medium-term management plan
Sail Green, Drive Transformations 2026 — A Passion for Planetary Wellbeing.

The NYK Group is promoting growth strategies with ESG at the core, based on the Group’s basic philosophy of “Bringing value to life” and a new corporate vision for 2030, which reads, “we go beyond the scope of a comprehensive global logistics enterprise to co-create value required for the future by advancing our core business and growing new ones.”

Related Sustainable Domestic Goals (SDGs)

Contact Information

Media Relations Team, Corporate Communication Group, NYK
Attn: Mori
TEL: +81-3-3284-5190
E-MAIL: NYKJP.ML.MEDIA@nykgroup.com

Public Relations Sec., General Affairs Department, Japan Region Human Resources & General Affairs Division, YL
Attn: Saito
TEL: +81-80-8008-0484
E-MAIL: yljpprd@jp.yusen-logistics.com

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