NYK-Fil Ship Management Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
On July 24, NYK-Fil Ship Management Inc. (NYK-Fil; head office: Philippines), an NYK Group company, held a ceremony in Manila to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the company’s establishment and the completion of a renovation of the head office.
The ceremony was attended by Yasumi Kudo, NYK senior adviser; J. Roberto C. Delgado, chairman of Transnational Diversified Group (TDG); * Josephine J. Francisco, president of NYK-Fil and about 1000 guests including business partners, seafarers, and family members, from all over the Philippines.
NYK-Fil is a joint venture founded by NYK and TDG in 1989 for training, development, and management of Filipino seafarers on NYK-operated vessels. In fact, NYK-Fil now provides Filipino seafarers to more than 200 vessels managed by NYK and is overseeing the promotion of captains and chief engineer s to high-risk NYK ships, such as VLCCs and LNG carriers.
In his speech, senior adviser Kudo commented, “Thirty years of us being together as a community is indeed a milestone. I am very proud that NYK-FIL has consistently delivered on its long-term mission with unwavering and steadfast commitment to its purpose: to provide competent marine personnel for the NYK fleet, and carrying the precious trust of our customers in safely delivering their cargoes that are valuable to many people across the world.”
NYK-Fil will continue to contribute to NYK’s safe and high-quality marine transport services by providing excellent Filipino seafarers to the NYK Group.
* Transnational Diversified Group (TDG) is a globally competitive and highly progressive Philippine-owned business group that is comprised of over forty companies, primarily in logistics, ship management & manpower, travel & tourism, information and communications technology, and other investments in industries such as renewable energy, agriculture and real estate.
It has been actively working with NYK since its establishment in 1976, and has since become a respected strategic partner of large global corporations due to its world-class experience and win-win outlook.
Source: NYK Line