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Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha : NYK Group to Aid Victims of Typhoon Rai (Odette) in the Philippines

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha : NYK Group to Aid Victims of Typhoon Rai in the Philippines
Dec. 22, 2021

NYK has decided to donate 6.5 million yen through the NYK-TDG Friendship Foundation, Inc.* to help the Philippines recover from the devastation caused by Typhoon Rai, which hit the country over December 16 and 17. In addition, the NYK Group will also start to collect donations from NYK Group executives and employees.

In the Philippines, NYK runs the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy** with the Transnational Diversified Group*** and is thus positively involved in fostering and recruiting Philippine seafarers.

NYK has deep concern for those harmed by this natural disaster and offers its wishes for a quick recovery.

* NYK-TDG Friendship Foundation, Inc.
Established in 1990 by NYK together with Jose Roberto Delgado, CEO of the Transnational Diversified Group (TDG), the foundation provides food, shelter, health care, education, etc. for street children in the Philippines.

** NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA)
Establishment: June 3, 2007
Location: Canlubang, Calamba City (a suburban city about a one-hour drive from Manila)
Mission: To foster global seafarers through higher education by focusing on building an individual's sense of humanity and providing training in practical maritime technologies.

*** Transnational Diversified Group (TDG)
A globally competitive and highly progressive Philippine-owned business group that comprises over 40 companies, primarily in logistics, ship agent services & seafarer manning, travel & tourism, information and communications technology, and other investments in industries such as renewable energy, agriculture, and real estate. Since its establishment in 1976, TDG has been actively working with NYK and has since become a respected strategic partner of large global corporations due to its world-class experience and win-win outlook.