In Japan, our specialized spare parts consolidation centre and warehouses connect with Kuehne + Nagel’s strategically located network in the maritime hot spots worldwide to provide you with timely, efficient and economic ship spare parts management.

Additionally, our project division helps yard and dock owners achieve fast turnaround times for vessel maintenance or ship conversions and arrange for in time delivery of all parts for new builds.

Product Portfolio

Product portfolio below will provide some of the common challenges we have managed for the commercial maritime industry

Ship at Sea

Ship in dock / yard

  • Ship spares transportation
  • Ship spares warehousing
  • On board deliveries
  • Customs handling
  • New builds
  • Vessel conversions
  • Vessel extensions
  • Vessel maintenance


  • Ample experience in providing logistics services specific to the international maritime industry
  • Dedicated marine logistics team
  • All necessary licenses and certifications obtained/acquired
  • Integrated portfolio of products and services
  • State-of-the-art information management system

Ship Spares Solutions

  • Order monitoring
  • Cargo collection and direct uplift to destination port or transfer to hub
  • Storage at dedicated warehouses, including global stock control
  • Express airfreight to destination airport with fast track handling
  • Purchase order consolidation at  hub and expediting to destination port
  • Customs clearance for ships spares in transit
  • Cargo insurance for warehousing and transportation
  • On board delivery
  • 24/7 emergency services worldwide
  • Dangerous goods handling

Yard & Conversion Solutions

  • Cargo collection worldwide and consolidation services, warehousing
  • International transportation to ship yard
  • Handling at all customs clearance matters
  • Oversized or heavy weight shipments
  • Global purchase order tracking & tracing
  • Project management
  • Cargo insurance

Key facts and services

Dedicated ship spares hub in Osaka

  • A dedicated team looks after your needs in Japan
  • All necessary licenses received, allowing for the operations of a wide range of logistics activities, covering airfreight, seafreight, bonded warehousing, consolidation and customs clearance

Warehouse near Kansai International Airport

  • Just 20 minutes away from airport by car
  • High-tech and top security
  • 100% managed by Kuehne + Nagel
  • Cargoes are barcode controlled to ensure error free operations    

Web-based visibility, monitoring and reporting of your cargo.

  • With unique KN Marine Site, you know everything from PO up to delivery including stock keeping status in multi language.
  • Able to access near real-time cargo details, cargo locations, shipping status.
  • You can customize the items to be viewed, as well as information alerts and exceptional handling

Shipments and lead-timeunder control

  • Thanks to our warehouse and management network, we can arrange for shipments faster than anybody else
  • Our operations are supported by unique information technology

Prompt delivery within given deadlines

  • We arrange cargo delivery onboard vessels at many ports around the world

A single point of access to fully integrated supply chain services

  • We focus exclusively on this market niche and we provide the most comprehensive product portfolio

Significant knowledge in handling ship spares logistics

  • We service more than 7.000 vessels from 20+ countries
  • We coordinate operations to more than 1,000 locations worldwide

Risk and quality management

  • Different coverage according to your requirements