History

1950
YOSHITOMO MARU No.11YOSHITOMO MARU No.11

YOSHITOMO MARU No.11
First generation(1951.3~1953.9)
Second generation(1957.6~1963.11)

KYOKURYU MARUKYOKURYU MARU

KYOKURYU MARU
First generation(1968.4~1970.7)
Second generation(1973.5~1981.9)
Third generation(1983.3~2001.4)
Fourth generation 4,998DWT(2001.10~)

KYOKUHOU MARUKYOKUHOU MARU

KYOKUHOU MARU
First generation(1969.12~1977.7)
Second generation(1977.7~1984.10)
Third generation(1984.11~1999.3)
Fourth generation 4,998DWT(2001.3~)

KYOKUSEI MARUKYOKUSEI MARU

KYOKUSEI MARU
First generation(1974.5~1984.4)
Second generation(1984.10~1999.6)
Third generation 4,999DWT (2006.10~)

ASAHI MARUASAHI MARU

ASAHI MARU
(1975.8~1998.4)

Shimonoseki Office just after foundingShimonoseki Office
just after founding
1951 Mar
Our founder, Shinkichi Tateishi,
established Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd.
in Shimonoseki City
(capital: 1 million yen)
Shimonoseki Office just after foundingShimonoseki Office just after founding
1951 Dec
OSK Line
(currently Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Ltd.)
acquired a stake
1952 Mar
Opened Tokyo Branch Office
1952 Aug
Opened Osaka Local Office
1960 Apr
Opened Tokuyama and Hiroshima Local Offices
1961 May
Opened Nagoya Local Office
1961 Jun
Moved the head office to Osaka and opened the Shimonoseki Branch Office
1969 Mar
Capital participation in Tsurusaki Yusosen Co., Ltd.
1971 Aug
Established Kyokuyo Tanker Co., Ltd.(Tokyo)
1972 Oct
Established Nishinihon Marine Service Co., Ltd.
1974 Dec
Established SOLAR SHIPPING AND TRADING S.A.(Panama)
1975 Aug
Built the ASAHI MARU(for domestic : 37,282DWT)
1977 Dec
Opened representative office in Saudi Arabia
1978 Feb
Opened representative office in Singapore
1979 Dec
Moved the head office to Tokyo
1986 Oct
Established JAIMA as a joint venture with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and began bunker supply operations in the U.A.E.
1988 Mar
Built the AKEBONO MARU(for overseas: 39,799DWT)
1990
AKATSUKI MARUAKATSUKI MARU

AKATSUKI MARU
First generation(1992.10~2009.8)
Second generation 45,955DWT(2011.6~)

1990 Feb
Established ASAHI-SHAMROCK (S) PTE LTD(Singapore)
1990 Apr
Opened Seoul Office
1992 Jan
Opened Hong Kong Office
1992 May
Opened New York Office
1992 Oct
Built the AKATSUKI MARU(for overseas; 39,796DWT)
1995 May
Obtained ISM certification for SOLAR SHIPPING AND TRADING S.A. (first overseas affiliate of a Japanese shipping company)
1996 Oct
Established APCS as a joint venture of Asahi Tanker, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and HAI SUN HUP LTD.
1998 Apr
Commenced MR product tanker
pool operation with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
1998 Jun
Built the ASASHIO MARU
(for overseas ; 46,986DWT)
Obtained ISO 9002 certification
(transportation of petroleum and
chemical products)
(first domestic tanker company).
Commenced MR product tanker pool operation with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.Commenced MR product tanker pool
operation with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
Commenced MR product tanker pool operation with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.Commenced MR product
tanker pool operation with
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
2000
  • KYOKUTOU MARUKYOKUTOU MARU KYOKUTOU MARU
    5,502DWT(2007.3~)
  • SUNNY MARSSUNNY MARS SUNNY MARS
    6,689DWT(2008.9~)
  • SUNNY NOAHSUNNY NOAH SUNNY NOAH
    6,690DWT(2008.9~)
  • KYOKUKOU MARUKYOKUKOU MARU KYOKUKOU MARU
    5,491DWT(2009.1~)
  • SUNNY DREAMSUNNY DREAM SUNNY DREAM
    12,222DWT
    (2009.8~Current)
  • SUNNY ORIONSUNNY ORION SUNNY ORION
    12,203DWT
    (2010.4~Current)
Ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of foundingCeremony to commemorate
the 50th anniversary
of founding
Signing Ceremony to integrate with Munakata Kaiun Co., Ltd.Signing Ceremony to
integrate with
Munakata Kaiun Co., Ltd.
2000 May
Obtained ISO 14001 certification
(first Japanese shipping company)
2000 Sep
Opened Taipei Office
2001 Mar
50th anniversary of founding
Ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of foundingCeremony to commemorate the
50th anniversary of founding
2003 Feb
Established the overseas shipping
management company,
Solar Japan Co., Ltd.
2003 Apr
Established ASAHI TANKER
KOREA CO., LTD.(Seoul)
2003 Jul
Established the domestic
shipping management company
Ammtec Co., Ltd.
2004 Apr
Integrated operations with
Munakata Kaiun Co., Ltd.
Signing Ceremony to integrate with Munakata Kaiun Co., Ltd.Signing Ceremony to integrate
with Munakata Kaiun Co., Ltd.
2004 Aug
Opened Shanghai Office
2004 Oct
Opened London Office
2005 Sep
Established TAIWAN FUEL & ENERGY SUPPLY CO., LTD.(Taipei)as a joint venture with MOL Taiwan Group
2007 Jul
Changed the company name of Ammtec Co., Ltd. to Asahi Marine Co., Ltd.
2008 Aug
Built the ARIAKE MARU(for overseas; 45,920DWT)
2008 Oct
Asahi Marine Co., Ltd. merged Solar Japan Co., Ltd. to establish a ship management company for domestic and overseas shipping
2010
SHIN KYOKUTO MARUSHIN KYOKUTO MARU

SHIN KYOKUTO MARU
5,578DWT(2014.3~)

AST SUNSHINEAST SUNSHINE

AST SUNSHINE
158,000DWT(2013.1~)

SUNNY RAINBOWSUNNY RAINBOW

SUNNY RAINBOW
12,355DWT(2018.1~)

2010 Oct
Opened Jakarta Office
2011 Jun
Built the AKATSUKI MARU(for overseas; 45,955DWT)
2013 Jan
Built the AST SUNSHINE(for overseas; 158,000DWT)
2019 Jan
Established Asahi MOL Tankers Ltd(Marshall Islands)as a joint venture with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
2019 Aug
Established e5 Lab. Inc.
EV design by e5 Lab. Inc.EV design by e5 Lab. Inc.
EV design by e5 Lab. Inc.EV design by e5 Lab. Inc.
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