Warsaw, 8 July 2014 – MOL Europe, the European subsidiary of a Japanese transport company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., opens a SSC in Alchemia - a business park in Gdansk, Poland. The company leased 800 sq m for 5 years in the Aurum Tower. CBRE advised the Tenant in the negotiation and project management processes.

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. founded in 1884 from the merger of Mitsui lines and Osaka Shosen Kaisha is one of the largest shipping corporations in the world. Headquartered in Tokyo, the group employs around 10 000 people over 400 locations and operates some 950 vessels with a total DWT of 67 million tons. The group’s activities are spread over all shipping sectors such as Tankers, Bulkers, LNG carriers, Container vessels, Car carrier ships but also logistics, terminals, real estate and insurances.

"The shared service center we are setting up in Gdansk will be a key part of our operation, handling cargo planning, booking processing and equipment (container) management services for Europe. The choice of Tricity was not a coincidence. There are many professionals in logistics and shipping on the market, which will enable us to provide a high level of service for our customers." – said Reiner Zimbalski, the General Manager of the MOL’s unit in Gdansk.

"Alchemia was chosen because of many reasons such as central location, power security and reach sports and recreation center within the same building.: – added Mariusz Wiśniewski, the Head of CBRE’s Tricity office.

"We are glad that MOL chose our building. We hope that other companies from the logistics area will notice the great potential of Tricity in terms of opening new shared service centers." – said Sławomir Gajewski, Managing Director of Torus.