Company Profile


To be a premier provider of competent world-class Seafarers and a lead partner Ship Management Company with high quality ship management system.


Being a Ship Management and a Crew Provider Company, we undertake to:

  • To provide quality maritime officers and ratings through training programs that will promote personal development, social responsibility, technological proficiency, and professional integrity to ensure skills enhancement of maritime professionals that are valuable to our stakeholders.
  • To provide Maritime Officers and Ratings who are diligent in ensuring Safety Operations of Ships without taking aside the importance of the Protection of the Earth’s Environment in line with the Company’s Environmental Protection Policy.
  • Providing efficient Technical Services to ships under the company’s management to ensure the Ship Safety Operations and Environmental Protection.
Company Name
Yokohama Kaisho Co., Ltd.
Main Office
3-8-13 Chojamachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa TK Kannai Plaza 3F
045-651-2755 / 045-651-2885
Setting up
August 21, 1998
10 million yen
Representative President and CEO
Hisashi Sakai
Business content
Seafarer dispatch / ship management
Crew Dispatching Business
  • The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT)has granted a permit for the crew dispatch business.
  • Permission No.54
  • Date of approval : September 21, 2005
Paid employment agency business
  • Employment Security Law, Article 30, Paragraph 1, permission from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare
  • Permit number : 14-You 300963
  • Approval date : September 1, 2015
Nationality of Crew Employed Onboard
  • South Koreans
  • Filipinos
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, The Yokohama Shinkin Bank, Daiwa Next Bank, Aozora Net Bank
Affiliated Organization
  • Japan Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association (Japan P & I Club)
  • International Mariners Management Association of Japan (IMMAJ)
  • All Japan Seamen's Union (JSU)


August 1998Established as Yokohama Kaisho Co., Ltd./Yokohama Marine & Merchant Corp. at 5-75-1 Mayor, Naka-ku, Yokohama

October 2000Moved the head office to 401 TK Kannai Plaza, 3-8-13 Chojamachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama due to business expansion

December 2001Obtained Document of Compliance (DOC), for the compliance with the requirements of the ISM Code issued by Nippon
Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)

July 2002Increased capital, Company name Changed to Yokohama Kaisho Co., Ltd.

September 2005Obtained a seafarer dispatch business permit certified by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

May 2014Moved the head office to the current 3-8-13, Chojamachi, Naka-ku , Yokohama due to business expansion 8-13,Chojamachi 3-chome, Naka-ku Yokohama, Japan

September 2015Licensed by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare, Article 30, Paragraph 1 of the Employment Security Law

October 2019Tatsuki Matsumura became president

February 2021Tatsuki Matsumura retires as president

March 2021Hisashi Sakai becomes president



Nearest Station

two-minute walk from the ISESAKICHOJAMACHI JR Blue line station
five-minute walk from the KANNAI JR KeihinTohoku line station