With regard to “Financing Arrangement", we control our loan portfolio by paying great
attention the currency we select (Japanese Yen, US Dollar, Euro) and the interest rate
(fix, float), to achieve the lowest borrowing cost.
With regard to “Fund Management", we invest in financial goods with special care to their
liquidity, and the balance between the rate of return and the market risk.
With regard to “Risk Hedge for Exchange Rate & Interest Rate", we constantly watch the
market condition of exchange rate, interest rate, stock index and commodity index. In addition
to watching the market, we also analyze the monetary policy of major central banks, the
financial policy of major governments and its economic conditions, in order to control the
exchange rate risk and the interest rate risk appropriately.
With regard to “Management of Ship Operation Cost", we arrange the budget of ship operation with special attention to the balance between safety shipping operation and its cost. We also try to keep our cost minds for ship operation by following the result of gap between the budget and its performance periodically.