NYK-Fil Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
NYK-Fil Ship Management, the provider of qualified Filipino seafarers to international-going vessels of NYK Line, 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 NYK Group company said in a press release that The ceremony was attended by Yasumi Kudo, NYK senior adviser; J. Roberto C. Delgado, chairman of the Philippine-owned business group 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 said, “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.