Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has tied up with Dubai’s Sharaf Group to form a Middle Eastern joint venture. K Line Shipping & Logistics is, according to K Line, the first company to operate in the Middle East among the subsidiaries of Japanese shipping companies. The venture will be involved in marine transportation, land transportation and logistics.
Sharaf Group was established in 1976. It is involved in many different sectors including ship agency, logistics, retail, and travel.