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Mar, 1963 Purchased the vessel NISSHO MARU(105 T) for carrying wood and founds shipping business.
Mar, 1966 Purchases the first steel vessel TATSUTOMI MARU(305 T)
Jul, 1969 Fukunaga Kaiun Company was established with the capital JPY 3,000,000 in Yonohzu, Minamiamabe-gun Oita-pref. Fumitaka Fukunaga assumes office as the president.
Oct, 1970 Purchased Cargo ship HOSYO MARU(1,600 D/W).
Jan, 1971 Acquired the license of leasing ships for domestic (No.2254)
Dec, 1971 Purchased Cargo ship KOSHIN MARUNo.11 (2,598 D/W).
Dec, 1972 Purchased Cargo ship KYOEI MARU(1,200 D/W).
Mar, 1975 Cargo ship KYOKUYO ARU(1,998 D/W) was built at Sanyo Zosen Corporation.
Dec, 1976 Cargo ship DAIFUKU MARUNo.1 (1,851 D/W) was built at Honda Shipbuilding Corporation.
Aug, 1981 Cargo ship DAIFUKU MARUNo.8 was built at Honda Shipbuilding Corporation. (Transported between Japan and Malaysia.)
Feb, 1982 The head office was moveed to Nagashima-cho, Saiki City, Oita-pref.
Apr, 1982 Increased the capital to JPY 12,000,000.
Jan, 1983 Cargo ship DAIFUKU MARUNo.11 (1,600 D/W) was built at Honda Shipbuilding Corporation.
Nov, 1983 Cargo ship SANYU MARUNo.1 (1,100 D/W) was built at Honda Shipbuilding Corporation.
Dec, 1987 Purchased Car carrier ATLANTIC HIGHWAY (20,276 D/W) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. and renamed to BRIGHT FORTUNE.
Jan, 1989 Purchased Car carrier SCANDINAVIAN HIGHWAY (19,142 D/W) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. and renameds GLORIOUS FORTUNE.
Mar, 1990 LPG tanker TOKUYO MARUNo.5 (746.59 D/W) from Washou Kaiun Corporation.
Mar, 1991 Purchased Car carrier TOKYO HIGHWAY (13,687 D/W) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Apr, 1991 The head office removed to Tokiwahigashimachi, Saiki city, Oita-pref.
Mar, 1992 Purchased Car carrier SIRIUS HIGHWAY (14,560 D/W, 4,950 cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Apr, 1993 Purchased Car Carrier CARIBBEAN HIGHWAY (12,999 D/W) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. and renamed to BARCELONA.
Jul, 1993 Purchased Car Carrier ATLAS HIGHWAY (14,487 D/W, 4,857 cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Mar, 1994 Multipurpose cargo ship FORTUNE WIND (8,427 D/W) was built at Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Oct, 1994 Bulk carrier ETERNAL FORTUNE (45,741 D/W) was built at Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Company.
Apr, 1995 Multipurpose cargo ship FORTUNE EPOCH (11,000 D/W) was built at Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Sep, 1995 LPG tanker GLOBAL EXPRESS (2,999 D/W) was built at Honda Shipbuilding Corporation.
Nov, 1995 Multipurpose cargo ship GOLD MEKONG (11,000 D/W) was built at Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and renamed to MILLENNIUM FALCON in 1999.
Apr, 1996 LPG tanker NEW BREEZE (3,550 D/W) was built at Shin Kurusima dockyard Co., Ltd.
Jul, 1996 Purchased Car carrier ORION HIGHWAY (14,384 D/W, 4,950cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha,Ltd.
Oct, 1996 LPG tanker GLOBAL EXPRESS No.2 (2,999 D/W) was built at Honda Shipbuilding Corporation.
Feb, 1998 Acquired the International Safety Management Code (ISM Code)
Nov, 1998 The LPG tanker TOKUHO MARU No.2 was built at Miura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Feb, 1999 Purchased Car carrier CALIFORNIAN HIGHWAY (16,519 D/W, 3,765cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Mar, 2000 Car carrier AMERICAN HIGHWAY (16,750 D/W, 5,052cars) was built at Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Company.
Nov, 2000 President Fumitaka Fukunaga was decorated for Medal with Yellow Ribbon from the Emperor Akihito.
Sep, 2001 Increased the capital to JPY 30,000,000.
Dec, 2001 Bulk carrier FRONTIER ANGEL (52,478 D/W) was built at Shin Kurushima dockyard Co., Ltd.
Jan, 2002 Purchased Bulk carrier PACIFIC PROSPERITY (179,385 D/W) from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
Dec, 2002 Fukunaga Kaiun Tokyo Office was established.
Nov, 2003 Product tanker PETRO VENUS (45,887 D/W) was built at Shin Kurushima dockyard Co., Ltd.
Jan, 2004 Bulk carrier PACIFIC FORTUNE (171,075 D/W) was built at Hyundai Heavy Industrial Co., Ltd in Korea.
May, 2004 Shoichiro Fukunaga acceded to the President.Fumitaka Fukunaga acceded to the Chairman.
Jan, 2005 Bulk carrier AZUL FORTUNA (203,095 D/W) was built at Universal Shipbuilding Corporation.
Jul, 2005 Bulk carrier AZUL CIELO (203,195 D/W) was built at Universal Shipbuilding Corporation.
Sep, 2006 Car Carrier ROCKIES HIGHWAY (12.828 D/W, 4,300cars) was built at Naikai Zosen.
Jul, 2007 Bulk carrier DOLCE (76,525D/W) is built at Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Nov, 2008 Woodchip carrier GROWTH RING was built at Oshima Ship Building Co., Ltd.
Mar, 2009 Purchased Car carrier PEGASUS HIGHWAY (15,553D/W, 5,000 cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Aug, 2009 Purchased Car carrier BALTIMORE HIGWAY( 15,341D/W, 5,000 cars)was built at Nantong Cosco Khi Ship Engineering Co., Ltd.
Aug, 2009 Purchased Car carrier BLUE RIDGE HIGHWAY(15,290D/W, 5,000 cars)was built at Nantong Cosco Khi Ship Engineering Co., Ltd.
Mar, 2012 Purchased Car carrier ATLANTIC HIGHWAY (17,232 D/W 6,015cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
May, 2012 Bulk carrier FURNESS VICTORIA (58,648D/W) was built at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
July, 2014 Bulk carrier AYE EVOLUTION (55,869D/W) was built at Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Feb, 2015 Bulk carrier SANTA ANGELINA (58,099D/W) was built at Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd.
Jan, 2017 Purchased Car carrier SIERRA NEVADA HIGHWAY (12,851 D/W 4,300cars) from Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
May, 2017 Bulk carrier SANTA VALENTINA (61,310D/W) was built at Shin Kurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd.
Jun, 2017 Bulk carrier ULTRA ANGEL (61,298D/W) was built at Shin Kurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd.
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