Toyofuji Shipping

Toyofuji Shipping Co is a roll-on/roll-off shipping company based in Nagoya, Japan and owned by Toyota Group. It has a subsidiary in Europe for short sea operations within Europe, based in Belgium.[1]

Toyofuji Shipping Co.
IndustryTransport
Founded1964
HeadquartersNagoya, Japan
ServicesRoll-on/roll-off shipping
Number of employees
250
Websitetoyofuji.co.jp

Overview

The company specializes in maritime transport and distribution of cargo such as automobiles, trucks, trailers, Mafi roll trailers, heavy construction machineries and further types of rolling freight.

The main trade lanes covered include domestic transport, from Japan to South East Asia,[2] and from Japan to Australia and New Zealand.[3] These services are performed by a fleet of six smaller ships, and eighteen larger roll-on/roll-off oceanic vessels.[4]

In September 2017, the company announced plans to build and purchase new ships powered by LNG.[5]

The company logo is painted on each ship hull, and depicts a blue dolphin shooting three bubbles.

References

  1. "Toyofuji Shipping Company Zeebrugge ships one millionth vehicle". Port of Zeebrugge. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  2. "Toyofuji Shipping - PortCalls Asia - Asian Shipping and Maritime News". Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  3. "Four car carriers turned away due to stink bugs". Autofile.co.nz. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  4. "Japanese Lines to order tonnage". World maritime News. 14 September 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  5. "Toyota to go green in moving cars by sea". Nikkei Asian Review. Retrieved 9 January 2019.

See also

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