A ship owned by KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., received an award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore for being a ship that reduces the burden on the environment.

December 18, 2014

KAMBARA KISEN

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A ship owned by KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., received an award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore for being a ship that reduces the burden on the environment.

Mr.Yasuhiko Matsuo received the award

The “MAJULAH SINGAPURA”, a 58,000 ton DWT bulk carrier, owned by KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., the local Singapore company of KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture), received an award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore as an environmentally-friendly ship that promotes their Green Ship Programme.

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The Green Ship Programme is designed to promote the operation of energy-saving ships in order to reduce the environmental burden in Singapore which is a maritime center in Asia where many ships gather. KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. received the award for the “MAJULAH SINGAPURA” which was completed in June 2014 at the TSUNEISHI GROUP’s shipbuilding base, TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc., and has been recognized as having high energy-saving performance. Mr. Yasuhiko Matsuo, President of KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., attended the Maritime Forum held by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore on 25 November, and received the award along with the other companies that were awarded by Mr. Andrew Tan, the Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. operates the “MAJULAH SINGAPURA”, which is named after the national anthem of Singapore, the country of registry, and means “Onward! Singapore” in Malay, throughout the world.

■ 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. The service web is expanding beyond Asia to include India, Australia, and the Middle East.

President: Hirotatsu Kambara
Established:1903
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

■About KAMBARA KISEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.
Established in March 2012, it is a non-regular liner company belonging to KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd. It owns 180,000-ton class Cape size bulk carriers and 50,000-ton class Handymax bulk carriers, and is expanding its business mainly with charters and transportation for its own cargos. By expanding its maritime transportation network in Singapore, a world-class maritime center equal to that of London, it aims to further expand and develop its shipping business.

Employees:9
Businesses:Marine transportation and chartering
Ship owned:1 180,000-ton class cape size bulk carrier, 2 52,000-ton class bulk carriers, 2 58,000-ton class bulk carriers

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