Corporate Profile

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has the world’s largest ocean shipping fleet. Backed by experience and technologies developed over 132 years, MOL moves today’s global economy. MOL operates specialized bulk carriers for iron ore, coal, and woodchips; tankers that transport crude oil and LNG; car carriers; cruise ships; ferries and coastal liners; and containerships that deliver a variety of finished products as part of the largest and most diverse global network of liner and logistics services. MOL Liner Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL. The company transports a wide variety of cargoes in international standard containers. The MOL Liner containerships also cover a global network of routes. 

Company Name
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

Head Office
1-1 Toranomon 2-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8688, Japan

65,400,351,028 yen

Number of Shares Issued

Number of Shareholders


MOL Group Operating Fleets

830/58,637 thousand tons (number/deadweight tons)


As of March 31, 2016


Shares Listed in
Tokyo, Nagoya


Major Shareholders

Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd.
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
BNYML Non Treaty Account
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd.
Chase Manhattan GTS Clients Account Escrow
The Nomura Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.
Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
State Street Bank West Client-Treaty 505234

Number of Employees

Total Number of MOL Group Companies


Total Number of MOL Group Employees

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