January 15 - Mistsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has shipped seven fire engines to Paraguay from Japan.

In cooperation with the Paraguayan embassy in Tokyo, MOL loaded the fire engines on board the vessel Galaxy Ace at the Port of Yokohama for shipment to the Paraguayan Port of Asuncion.

The engines will be used to help the South American nation upgrade its firefighting and public safety capabilities. This is the eighth shipment MOL has sent to Paraguay on behalf of the embassy.