NYK sets up new employment scheme for Japanese seafarers

NYK sets up new employment scheme for Japanese seafarers

Tokyo: NYK has decided to implement a new employment scheme to get more Japanese seafarers with specialist knowledge on its ships.

Seafarers with specialised knowledge and skills are becoming more needed, the company said in a release, as NYK becomes more active in its LNG and offshore businesses.

The employment of several officers and engineers is currently scheduled to take place from April or October 2016.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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