TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced the launch of a charity donation drive within the MOL Group to help people afflicted by the recent earthquake in the Kumamoto region. The company has also decided to donate \10 million to support and rescue the afflicted people. In addition, it plans to utilize the ferries belonging to its group company for supporting the affected areas.

The entire MOL Group offers its heartfelt sympathy to residents of the disaster-stricken areas and hopes for a speedy recovery.

For further information, please contact:

Public Relations Office, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

TEL: +81-3-3587-7015 / FAX: +81-3-3587-7705 /