— Established Tokyo Marine Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan
— Established ship management company Unix Line Pte Ltd in Singapore
— Became one of the Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Group Companies
— Established Tokyo Marine Europe Ltd in London, UK (presently known as MOL Chemical Tankers Europe Limited)
— Established ship management company TM Ship management Co., Ltd. in Busan, Korea
— Opened a liaison office in Dubai, UAE (presently known as MOL Chemical Tankers Middle East DMCC)
— Opened a liaison office in Houston, USA (presently known as MOL Chemical Tankers America, Inc.)
— Moved its headquarters to Singapore
— Changed Company Name to MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd.
— Formed a joint venture company named SEA-MOL NV with SEA Tank Terminal Antwerp NV in the port of Antwerp, Belgium
— Acquired 100% of the shares of Nordic Tankers A/S (presently known as MOL Nordic Tankers A/S)
— Entered into strategic alliance with Den Hartogh Logistics in the Netherlands.
(Acquired 20% of the shares of Den Hartogh Logistics’ holding company)