Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha is one of the world's leading transportation companies. NYK Group operate 826 major ocean vessels, as well as fleets of planes and trucks. The company's extensive fleet also includes 120 car carriers, 150 handysize bulkers, 118 capesize bulkers, 97 panamax bulkers, 40 woodchip carriers, 45 multipurpose carriers NYK's RORO Division represents the world's largest RORO ocean carrier. NYK's RORO fleet has approx 584,000 car capacity which represents just under 15% of the global car transportation fleet capacity. NYK's bulk shipping activities started over 40 years ago with the advent of specialist bulk cargo carriers. The head office is based in Antwerp with branch offices in New York, and representative staff in Houston, which cater to the needs of major customers based in these cities. NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV is responsible for the commercial, operational and financial management of its dry-bulker fleet.