Katsutaro Kambara, the first company president, purchases 3 sailing ships to establish his marine transport business.
SETONAIKAI SENPAKU Co., Ltd. is established.
SETONAIKAI SENPAKU Co., Ltd. changes its name to KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd. and relocates its head office to Tokyo.
Wooden vessels begin being replaced by steel vessels with the purchase of the steel ship “Ibokawa Maru”.
An order for the first newly constructed vessel, the “Daigo Tensha Maru” (a steel ship), is placed.
An order is placed with TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING for the first ocean vessel, the “Tenshou Maru”.
The “Tenko Maru” high-speed liner vessel is constructed.
KAMBARA MARINE K.K. is established.
The “Tenjin Maru” and “Joujin Maru” pure car carriers (PCC) are constructed. The “Tenyo Maru” multipurpose cargo carrier is also constructed.
High skew propellers are adopted for newly constructed car carriers.
Southeast Asia and Micronesia semi-container carrier route is established.
The “Anne B” and “Betty B” are constructed as the largest refrigerated cargo carriers in the world at the time.
40 thousand ton (TESS40) bulk carrier developed in collaboration with TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING to establish the Handymax ship class.
DOLPHIN PACIFIC (SAIPAN) Inc. is established.
The “Astro Prosperity” full container carrier is constructed.
The 110,000 ton “Aimuiden Maru” Capesize bulk carrier is also constructed.
Container liner service between Japan and China is established under joint management.
Head office relocated to Numakuma-cho, Hiroshima prefecture and Tokyo location converted to a branch office.
Three 23,000 ton bulk carriers are constructed consecutively at TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES Inc. (Cebu) in the Philippines.
The 150,000 ton bulk coal carrier “Tsunomine” is constructed.
Independent container liner service between Japan and China is established.
Fully owned subsidiary KAMBARA KISEN (CHINA) SHIPPING Co., Ltd. is established in China.
Tianjin and Ningbo Offices are established.
KAMBARA KISEN (CHINA) SHIPPING Co., Ltd. Dalian and Qingdao Branches are established.
Hiroshima, Otaru, and Nanjing Offices are established.
KAMBARA KISEN Fukuyama Logistics Center commences operation.
SHANGHAI KAMBARA INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION AGENCY Co., Ltd. is established.
Merged with other 10 affiliate companies to form TSUNEISHI HOLDINGS CORPORATION KAMBARA KISEN COMPANY.
Southeast Asia, India, and Middle East service areas are expended in cooperation with RCL (Regional Container Lines).
KAMBARA KISEN Co., Ltd. is formed through split-up of TSUNEISHI HOLDINGS.
Completion ceremony is held for the KAMBARA KISEN Fukuyama Logistics Center No. 2 warehouse.
10th anniversary of the establishment of the Otaru-China container liner service.
The newly constructed, company-owned “Vega Sky” and “Altair Sky” container carriers enter into service.
E-service started for container liner service.
Taiwan service is strengthened in cooperation with HASCO (SHANGHAI HAI HUA SHIPPING Co., Ltd.).
The newly constructed, company-owned “Scarlet Arrow”, “Crystal Arrow”, and “Oriental Arrow” container vessels enter into service.
LR1 type product / chemical tanker construction completed.
2800TEU type container carrier construction completed.
The newly constructed, company-owned “Sustainable Earth” and “Harmonized Earth” container carriers enter into service.