Mitsui OSK Lines has announced the company's recent transport of fire engines to Paraguay, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay in Japan. This is an ongoing activity starting in 2010. This year marked the 17th time, and to date MOL has transported a total of 113 engines. This time, 10 fire engines were loaded aboard the MOL-operated car carrier LAVENDER ACE at the Port of Yokohama, arriving at the Port of Asuncion on September 6. The engines will contribute to firefighting operations in the country.