Providing transportation services based on consideration for the environment and safety.
Tanker Transport (Petroleum, Chemical and LPG Transport) division operates very large crude carriers (VLCCs) and Aframax tankers that transport crude oil and dirty products; product tankers that carry clean petroleum products; chemical tankers that transport chemical and other liquid products; and LPG tankers that carry LPG and ammonia. The division provides transport service for major petroleum companies, petrochemical companies, and energy companies around the world.
Most of the vessels in our fleet of VLCCs operate under long-term contracts with major oil companies, national oil companies from Japan and many other countries. LPG tankers and chemical tankers are also under long-term contracts with loyal customers. Product tankers and Aframax tankers are provided for both spot and period charter requirement in the world wide tanker market.
With the introduction of the NYK Group???s NAV9000 safety standards, safety in vessel operations is being continually supported.
The division is implementing thorough measures to ensure safety in vessel operations. With the introduction of the NYK Group???s NAV9000 safety standards, safety in vessel operations is being continually supported. The implementation of safety standards is periodically audited, and necessary improvements are administered as needed. In addition, the transition to double-hull vessels has been completed, and environmental-contamination countermeasures are prepared in case of any unanticipated accidents. These initiatives, based on consideration for the environment and safety, have been highly valued by our customers.