Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

Nippon Yusen Sued in Canada Over Price Fixing of Car Carriers

Nippon Yusen K.K., Japan’s largest shipping line, said it was accused in a lawsuit in Ontario, Canada, of fixing prices on car-carrier services.

Ryan Todd Wonch and Margaret A. Wonch contend in a lawsuit that Nippon Yusen conspired to fix prices of car transportation and are seeking damages, according to a statement from the Tokyo-based company today. Nippon Yusen said the amount they are being sued for wasn’t mentioned.

Last month, a lawsuit was filed by a Florida-based shipping company after raids by Japanese antitrust regulators last year at the offices of Nippon Yusen and four other shipping lines. The companies, which together control about 70 percent of the global market for carrying cars, said at the time that the search was in connection with a probe of price-fixing claims.

Nippon Yusen said it was reviewing the lawsuit and will take appropriate measures, according to the statement. The company said it was unclear whether there would be any effect on earnings from the case.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.