Singapore-based NYK Bulkship (Asia) announced on 19 March that it has signed a contract with Neste to transport renewable diesel.

The company, part of NYK Group, signed the contract with Neste Shipping Oy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Finnish renewable fuels producer Neste.

In December 2020, NYK Bulkship (Asia) made the first spot contract for the ocean transportation of renewable diesel, and delivery of the cargo was completed in February 2021.

The contract involves NYK Bulkship (Asia) transporting the product from Singapore to North America.

NYK Group’s shipping fleet includes 361 bulk carriers, 119 car carriers, 95 containerships,71 LNG carriers, 65 tankers, 42 wood chip carriers, one cruise ship and 42 other vessels.

The Tokyo-based company has regional headquarters in London, New York/New Jersey, Singapore, and Shanghai.