MOL Announces the Debut Cruises of the MITSUI OCEAN FUJI, scheduled to enter service in December 2024

Launch of New Cruise Brand MITSUI OCEAN CRUISES

Tokyo - 20 May 2024

MOL Cruises Ltd. (MOL Cruises; President and CEO: Tsunemichi Mukai; Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo), a group company of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), today announced the six inaugural cruises of MITSUI OCEAN FUJI.

The debut cruise consists of 6 cruises from the Kanto, Chubu, and Kansai regions from December 1,2024 to January 8,2025, with stops in Beppu, Shingu, Kochi, Takamatsu, Kagoshima, and Busan and Jeju Island in South Korea. All cruises have a 5 to10 days itinerary.

The New Year Cruise from December 29,2024 to January 8,2025 will feature dishes and spaces that will make you feel the Japanese New Year on board. The cruise will depart from Yokohama and tour Jeju Island, Busan (Korea), Nagasaki, Beppu and Hiroshima. All cruises will start selling from July 2024.

Cruise ship MITSUI OCEAN FUJI.   Image by MOL.

Video by MOL.

• Luxurious suites featuring balconies, full bathtubs, separate shower and shower toilets
• Four dining venues, serving a globally inspired cuisine and local dishes, plus a cafe and in-room dining
• Numerous bars, lounges, and entertainment venues
• A Spa & Wellness Center, two swimming pools, four whirlpools and a recreation area
• A thoughtful shore excursion program to enjoy time ashore exploring the best of destinations have to offer
• A special inaugural season gift for each guest

In its management plan, "BLUE ACTION 2035," the MOL Group aims to diversify its portfolio to offset volatility in commercial shipping markets. To this end, it will focus heavily on the cruise business, which is a stable and profitable industry unaffected by the same market conditions.

It plans to add a new cruise ship in addition to the MITSUI OCEAN FUJI, striving to enhance the group's corporate value and realize the MOL Group Corporate Mission.

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. press release