Thursday, 17 March 2016
'MOL Safety Conference 2016' Programs Held
- Four Conferences Aim to be the World Leader in Safe Operation -
TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda)
today announced that from late February through mid-March, the company held MOL
Safety Conference 2016 programs, targeting MOL Group seafarers, in four
Each conference opened with a powerful message from MOL
President & CEO Junichiro Ikeda: "Our company has accumulated over 130
years of history and grown into one of the world's largest ocean shipping
companies. Crewmembers' constant efforts on safe operation support this growth,
winning our customers' trust in the safety and reliability of our ocean cargo
transport services. Let's forge ahead to further enhance safe operation under
'One MOL' as a global team."
Senior Managing Executive Officer Masaaki Nemoto, who
also serves as Director General of Safety Operations Headquarters, and many
other MOL executives and staff members also participated in the conferences.
They made presentations on "lessons from previous incidents,"
"preventing fires onboard," and other themes, hosted group
discussions among seafarers and executives of MOL group ship management and
manning companies on ways to improve safety, and actively exchanged opinions
with them about "safe operation moving forward."
2007, the 'MOL Safety Conference' has been held annually in the group's major
seafarer source nations with the main objectives of explaining measures to
enhance the safety of MOL Group operations and exchanging opinions with
seafarers around the world. MOL continues its efforts to become "the world
leader in safe operation" through those activities.