Japanese shipowner Mitsui OSK Lines is expanding its investment and collaboration business arm MOL Plus with a new team in the UK and is planning a second in Singapore.

The new UK desk, announced by MOL Plus representative Takuya Sakamoto, will be operated by the New Business Project Team members at MOL (Europe Africa), a 100% subsidiary of Mitsui OSK Lines.

Alex Green and Henry Smith have been named as growth managers for the new UK team.