History

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History

  • 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, 1992

    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.

  • 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.

  • Nov, 1996

    Multipurpose cargo ship GOLD MEKONG(11,000D/W)was built at Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and renamed to MILLENNIUM FALCON in 1999.

  • 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.

  • Dec, 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.

  • Apr, 2018

    Bulk carrier ULTRA ANGEL (61,195D/W) was built at Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd.

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