Nissan Motor Car Carrier

Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co., Ltd. (Abbreviation: NMCC; Japanese: 日産専用船株式会社, romanized: Nissan Senyōsen Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese roll-on/roll-off shipping company owned by Nissan Motors (60%) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (40%).

Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co., Ltd
HeadquartersChūō, Tokyo, Japan
Number of employees


The company fleet includes 9 deep sea Car carrier vessels, each one with a gross tonnage in between 46,000 and 60,000 GRT.

The main business is the sea carriage of new Nissan and sister brands vehicles manufactured in Japan and Mexico, all over the world and specifically to US, Europe, intra Asia and Middle East.

Its subsidiary, Euro Marine Carrier is a short sea operator in Europe,[1] also in charge of carrying Nissan models to more peripheral European ports, not directly called by NMCC.

NMCC also has a cooperative business relationship with the Norwegian shipping company, Höegh Autoliners.[2]

In August 2017 a large fine was applied by the South Korean Fair Trade Commission against Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Nissan Motor Car Carrier for antitrust law violation.[3]

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  • Asian Spirit
  • Jupiter Spirit
  • Leo Spirit
  • Nordic Spirit
  • Pleiades Spirit
  • Venus Spirit
  • World Spirit


  1. "Join forces in Europe". Automotive Logistics. August 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  2. "MOL buys out Hoegh". Tradewinds. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  3. "Antitrust breached". Marine Link. 21 August 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2019.

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