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NYK acquires all shares of Ceres Container Term. Europe B.V.

By: | at 07:00 PM | Liner Shipping  

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) acquired all the shares of Ceres Container Terminals Europe B.V., which manages container terminal operations in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and thus made that company a 100% subsidiary of NYK.

Currently, among the East Asia’Europe Liner services operated by the Grand Alliance, a cooperative organization to which NYK belongs, EU1 and EU2 call at the Ceres Paragon Terminal operated by Ceres Container Terminals Europe B.V. Ceres Container Terminals Europe B.V.:

  1. Company name: Ceres Container Terminals Europe B.V.
  2. Head office: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  3. President: Pieter Bas Bredius
  4. Number of employees: 207 (as of September 30, 2006)
  5. Capital: 170,704 euro
  6. 6.Sales: Nine million euro (about 1.2 billion yen, according to the 2005 fiscal year record)

Ceres Paragon Terminal:

  1. Yard area: 550,000 square meters
  2. Overall extended-quay length: 615 meters
  3. Capacity (year): 1,200,000 teus

Operating company: Ceres Container Terminals Europe B.V. (a 100% subsidiary of NYK)

EU1: Weekly fixed-day service with eight 6,200 teu containerships will call at Kobe, Nagoya, Tokyo, Shimizu, Singapore, Southampton (England), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Hamburg (Germany), Le Havre (France), Singapore, and Kobe.

EU2: Weekly fixed-day service with eight 5,800’6,700 teu containerships will call at Kaosiung (Taiwan), Shekou (China), Yantian (China), Hong Kong, Singapore, Le Havre (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Hamburg (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium), Southampton (England), Gioia Tauro (Italy), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Singapore, and Kaosiung (Taiwan).