NYK Australia History
NYK is formed from the merger of two Japanese shipping companies (Mitsubishi Mail Steamship Company
London office is opened and Liner service begins to Australia, Europe and America.
Japanese consulate established in Sydney.
New Zealand Liner service begins.
Distinctive twin red stripes on white background become official funnel marking for NYK vessels.
Australia liner service resumes following World War II, along with Asia-Europe routes via the Suez Canal.
Japanese embassy established in Canberra.
NYK's Aki Maru was chosen for the Japanese Floating Fair which toured Australia and New Zealand.
Container services to Australia begins.
Australia-Malaysia-Persian Gulf container service begins.
|1991||NYK Line (Australia) Pty. Ltd. and NYK Shipping (N.Z.) Ltd. established.
Container service to New Zealand begins.