News Release

Friday, 11 December 2015

G6 Alliance to Operate its Service Structure as Aligned Through 2016


HONG KONG - Members of the G6 Alliance today announced normal operations in response to the potential acquisition of NOL by CMA CGM.

On 7 December 2015, Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), parent company of G6 Alliance member APL, announced the potential acquisition of NOL by CMA CGM.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. Until there is further development, the G6 Alliance assures that its current service structure will remain stable, and expects to operate as aligned at least until the end of 2016.

Members of the G6 Alliance stay committed in offering reliable shipping services that meet the needs of customers. The G6 Alliance will make further announcements should there be any development.

The G6 Alliance members are: APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line.

About MOL
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has the world’s largest ocean shipping fleet. Backed by experience and technologies developed over 131 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. For more information, please visit www.molpower.com.