Our Business

Ship Owner

We own vessels built by leading shipbuilders both in Japan and abroad.

We maintain a good relationship with world’s major charterers and are under  long- and medium-term contract with them.
we play an active role in maritime transportation of containers and bulk cargos such as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.


Ship Management

Our vessels have acquired International Safety Management (ISM) Code certificates for safe operation of ships and for pollution prevention. With a commitment to meeting the needs of our charterers, we are dedicated to the conduct of safe and efficient operation and proper maintenance of our vessels.

Company Profile


Company Name :    Tokei Kaiun Ltd.


Location :           

19-1, Nakabori 4-chome,

Imabari-city, Ehime-pref., 799-2115, Japan

TEL: (+81) 898-41-6611

FAX: (+81) 898-41-6053


Capital :            18 million JPY


Date founded :      November 12, 1964


Number of Employees : 20


Representative :

Director and Senior Advisor  Yasutoshi Hasebe

Chairman  Keiji Hasebe

CEO  Tetsuya Hasebe

Main Bank: 

The Hiroshima Bank 

The Ehime Bank, Ltd.

The Iyo Bank, Ltd.,

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. 

Memberships in Organizations :

The Japanese Shipowners’ association

All Japan Seamen’s Union

The Japan Shipping Exchange, Inc.

Major Affiliated Company

Shipbuilding :

         Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

         Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

         Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

         Japan Marine United Corporation

         Sanoyas Hishino Meisho Corp.  etc.


Main Charterer (Japan):

         Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha

         Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL)   etc.

Main Charterer(Abroad):

         Maersk,  d’ Amico Dry, Cargill International  etc.


Marine insurance company : 

         Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

         Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited

         Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.

         Lead Insurance Services Limited

         The Japan Ship Owners' Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association

         UK P&I Club

Trading Company・Broker :

         Mitsui & Co., Ltd. 

         Orient Marine Co., Ltd.

Office Outside View

Company History

Pre-war        Yoshiharu Hasebe founded the predecessor of Tokei Kaiun Ltd. in Namikata town,

        owned and operated the first motorsailer.


1953 Mar        Yasutoshi Hasebe(current Director and Senior Advisor) succeed to the business.

1964 Nov     The company was incorporated as Tokei Kaiun Ltd.

        Yasutoshi Hasebe(current Director and Senior Advisor) was inaugurated as CEO.


1965        Launched the first domestic steel vessel

1969  Launched the first ocean-going vessel

1974  Launched ‘’ASIAN PRINCESS’’, 324TEU ocean going container vessel

1982        Launched 550TEU container chartered by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha

2001        Launched Panamax bulk carrier chartered by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

2006        Launched Capesize bulk carrier chartered by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha


2008 Dec        Moved to the new office ( in Nakabori )

2014 Jan         Tetsuya Hasebe succeeded Yasutoshi Hasebe as CEO

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