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December 2019 Support for Child Welfare Facility

Every year, Toyofuji Shipping presents donations to Akatsuki Gakuen, a local children's home in Tokai City.
On December 25, company representatives visited Akatsuki Gakuen, where Toyofuji President Tokuyuki Takahashi presented Director Osamu Hishida with a donation comprising company contributions, funds collected from employees and directors through in-house donation drives, and charity bazaar earnings. The company also prepared a collection of assorted treats and presented them as Christmas gifts, which were gladly received with many a smile.
Toyofuji has continually provided support to this facility since 1994. The company intends to carry on with this support so that the children may have a bright and happy future.

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November 2019 Toyofuji Exhibits at Messe Nagoya 2019

Toyofuji participated in "Messe Nagoya 2019" trade show November 6-9 at Port Messe Nagoya, the 14th such four-day event held there.
For this year's show, we wanted our young employees to participate in the event from the planning stages. This meant not merely having them introduce the company's business with posters and the like, but rather creating content giving visitors to our booth a more concrete description of our business with comprehensive video featuring our young employees.
We sincerely thank the many visitors who stopped by our booth during this year's trade show..

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October 2019 Toyofuji Holds 33rd On-Board Disaster Drill Demonstration

On October 4, Toyofuji Shipping held the company's "33rd On-Board Disaster Drill Demonstration," conducted under the instruction of the Nagoya Coast Guard Office and Tokai Municipal Fire Department aboard the TRANS FUTURE 6 (shipowner: Kagoshima Senpaku Kaisha, Ltd.), in port at Toyota Motor Corporation's Meiko Center. The drill was attended by some 80 individuals, including representatives from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's Chubu District Transport Bureau, Toyota Motor Corporation, and other affiliated companies in the industry.

Various types of training were conducted, including drilling in extinguishing fires by crew members, spraying water from fire hoses on the Nagoya City Fire Department fireboat "Kinryu" to cool the vessel, use of a Tokai Municipal Fire Department hook-and-ladder truck to evacuate injured personnel, airlifting of injured crew members with the Nagoya Coast Guard Office helicopter "Kamitaka" based at Chubu Airport, and crew members lowering lifeboats used in abandoning ship.

We thank everyone for their tremendous cooperation in making this high-intensity training a success. Toyofuji Shipping will continue in further efforts to increase safety awareness and prevent disaster with the aim of achieving "zero accidents and zero disasters."

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May 2019 Toyofuji Holds Bon Voyage Concert 2019

On May 29th, the 2019 Toyofuji Bon Voyage Concert was held at Aichi Prefectural Art Theater's Concert Hall, the twenty-first time that Toyofuji Shipping has sponsored this musical event.

This occasion marked the twenty-first such performance since the first Bon Voyage Concert in 1998, held as an event to express our thanks to the many customers and client firms on whose patronage we constantly rely.

For this concert, conductor Maiku Shibata led pianist Aya Nagatomi and the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra in delighting the audience with Tchaikovsky's "Piano Concerto" and a selection of other works that heralded the "opening of the New Era."


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May 2019 "2019 Toyofuji Shipping Safety Convention" Held

Toyofuji Shipping recently had the company's 47th annual Safety Convention on Tuesday, May 14 at the Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel.
this year's convention was attended by a total of 11 guests, including Kyogo Onoue, Field General Manager in Toyota Motor Corporation's TPS Group, as well as top executives from our partner port services companies and other affiliated companies in the marine transport industry.

In the first part of the program, Masahiro Seri, General Manager of Toyota Motor Corporation's Vehicle Logistics Division, presented a lecture titled "Developing Employees Who Observe Safety Rules Designed to Ensure Zero Accidents with Transported Cars."

TFSニュース写真 The second part of the program included an awards ceremony, with awards presented for operations achieving zero accidents thus far, conferring of of the "Toyota Prize," and presentation of the ECO Award for vessels that have contributed to energy-conserving shipping operations.

Going forward, we will steadfastly continue to work together with our partner companies, taking the lead in activities to achieve our goal of "zero accidents."


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April 2019 Company Announces Relocation of Melbourne Representative Office

Toyofuji Shipping would like to announce the relocation of our Representative Office in Melbourne, Australia to the following address, effective Monday April 1.

Melbourne Representative Office
29 Miles Street, Southbank, Victoria, 3006, Australia
TEL +61-3-8559-3722


Details : Company Guide  Office


March 2019 Soba Noodle-Making Party Held at Akatsuki Gakuen

Toyofuji Shipping held an annual soba noodle-making party on Wednesday, March 27 at Akatsuki Gakuen, a local children's nursing home in Tokai City.

This was the 20th such party held, with instruction again being generously provided by the traditional Nagoya soba restaurant "Yasue."

The children were very familiar with the soba-making process, while the adults were at times a bit baffled by it, yet an enjoyable time was had by all.

The company that this experience leaves everyone with wonderful memories as we continue in our support for this event.


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February 2019 Toyofuji Receives Award for Excellence at 2019 Aichi Environment Awards

Toyofuji Shipping's vessel "TRANS HARMONY 1" has earned the company the Award for Excellence at the "2019 Aichi Environment Awards" (sponsored by Aichi Prefecture, co-sponsored by the Environmental Partnership Organizing Club (EPOC) and the Chunichi Shimbun). Toyofuji President Tokuyuki Takahashi accepted the award certificate and trophy from EPOC Chairman Koei Tsuge at the conferment ceremony held on Thursday, February 14.

Established in 2005, these prizes are awarded to companies, organizations, and groups in recognition of technologies, business operations, activities, and educational efforts aimed at reducing environmental impacts. Toyofuji is the first marine transport company to have been thus awarded.

TRANS HARMONY 1's state-of-the-art environmentally friendly equipment and technologies are designed to improve fuel economy and purify seawater, and their effectiveness in reducing energy use and preventing marine pollution during transport are recognized as making significant contribution in establishing a low-carbon society and preserving our marine environment. This award follows another award for this same ship—the "Ship of the Year 2017 Large Cargo Ship Award," which we received in July 2018.

As a green company, Toyofuji will continue in our commitment to the global environment.


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