KAMBARA KISEN Holds Business Orientation and Networking Conference with 40 Students from the UNIVERSITY OF NAGASAKI at Chinese Subsidiary Company KAMBARA KISEN (CHINA) SHIPPING Co., Ltd.
October 2, 2014
On September 23, 2014, KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd. (head office：Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture) held a business orientation and networking conference for about 40 students and instructors from the Faculty of Economics at the UNIVERSITY OF NAGASAKI, at KAMBARA KISEN (CHINA) SHIPPING Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The themes for this conference were KAMBARA KISEN 's international business activities and its importance in global shipping at the Port of Shanghai.
・KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd.
As one of the TSUNEISHI GROUP 's joint business-academic activities, this seminar was held in response to a request from the Department of Distribution, Marketing and Management in the Faculty of Economics at the UNIVERSITY OF NAGASAKI as part of the university's effort to develop global talent centered in Asia. After a tour of the offices of KAMBARA KISEN (CHINA) SHIPPING Co., Ltd., was given by Director Xiaoli Yang (also representative director at head office of Kambara Kisen Co., Ltd.), Director Mizuho Taniguchi of SHANG HAI KAMBARA INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION Co., Ltd (also representative director at head office of Kambara Kisen Co., Ltd.) gave a lecture describing the current status of global shipping centered on the Port of Shanghai, logistics in China, and an overview of business activities among local KAMBARA KISEN subsidiaries. The networking session lasted an hour and a half, and at the end came a Q&A session in which the university students enthusiastically asked questions about KAMBARA KISEN 's international shipping business.
Director Mizuho Taniguchi remarked that "We would like to positively cooperate by holding seminars such as this in order to help develop the talents of people who can take a global perspective and work in the worldwide shipping industry."
■ About Kambara Kisen Co., Ltd.
KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd., a core company of TSUNEISHI HOLDINGS CORPORATION (head office: Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture)., has been a shipbuilding and marine transportation company since its founding 111 years ago. In addition to its liner business that uses Shanghai as a hub to link Japan with China and Southeast Asia, this company is developing its non-liner ("tramp") business by transporting resources such as coal worldwide, and is also managing ships in its owned fleet. In the liner business, in 2014 the company is celebrating its 20th year as a container route operator between Japan and China, and is beefing up its international multi-modal transportation business in cooperation with Kambara Logistics, a shipping business centered in Hiroshima Prefecture's Port of Fukuyama. In the non-liner business, subsidiary companies have been set up to own and manage ships in Singapore and India. The service web is expanding beyond Asia to include India, Australia, and the Middle East.
Representative Director and President: Hirotatsu Kambara
Capitalization: 100 million yen
Branch offices: Tokyo, Niigata, Kanazawa, Osaka, Tianjin, Nanjing, Ningbo, Xiamen
Overseas subsidiaries: Shanghai, Dalian, Qingdao, Singapore, India
Employees: 70 persons (on land)
Businesses: Marine transportation, shipping-related peripheral businesses
Routes: Ocean shipping (liner and non-liner)
Cargo: Non-liner shipping = Silica sand, coal, petroleum coke, steel products, automobiles, etc.
Liner shipping = Clothing, furniture, miscellaneous goods, etc.
Owned fleet: Two car/truck carriers, 26 bulk carriers, 3 container carriers
－ For inquiries regarding this matter, contact: －
Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation
Marketing Communication Dept.
Head Office (Fukuyama) TEL: +81-84-987-4915
Tokyo Office TEL: +81-3-3264-7733