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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Mitsubishi Heavy to Reorganize Shipbuilding Business
Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced to reorganize its shipbuilding business with the establishment of two separate, wholly-owned entities. Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. will primarily undertake construction of ships that...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Forming Shipbuilding Alliances with Japanese Rivals
Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) says it has reached basic agreements with other domestic shipbuilders on forming alliances in the commercial shipbuilding business. MHI said agreements were signed with Imabari...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Japan Overtakes South Korea in Ranking of Biggest Shipbuilding Nations
For the first time in nearly two decades Japanese shipbuilders have overtaken rivals in South Korea in terms of newbuild order backlog, industry data shows. According to Clarskon Research data...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Considering Shipbuilding Options
By Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg) — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is considering options for its shipbuilding business to reduce costs as persistently weak demand for vessels prompts companies...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Japan’s MHI Scuttles Cruise Shipbuilding Plans After Losses on Carnival Ships
TOKYO, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has abandoned its ambition to build European cruise liners and will stick to making smaller ferries and other medium-sized passenger...
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Mitsubishi Heavy to Shrink Shipbuilding Operations -Report
TOKYO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is planning to stop taking new orders for large passenger ships, downsizing its shipbuilding operations due to a slump in orders,...
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries May Pull Out of Shipbuilding
TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd said it would consider a drastic revision of its shipbuilding business due to its worsening profitability and indicated that it...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Japan Takes Delivery of Biggest Warship Since WWII
Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force on Wednesday took delivery of the biggest Japanese warship since World War Two, the Izumo, a helicopter carrier as big as the Imperial Navy aircraft carriers that battled the United States in the Pacific.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Cheap Oil Doesn’t Deter Japan Shipbuilders From Betting on LNG
At a shipyard in southern Japan, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. engineers envision the newest fuel- efficient engines for liquefied natural gas carriers while others design tanks with greater capacity.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Japanese Shipbuilder Secures Orders for Record 20,000 TEU Containerships
Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. says it has secured newbuilding orders for 11 containerships with a TEU capacity of 20,000, marking the first-ever orders for ships that size.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy Considering Splitting Off Shipbuilding Business
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said on Wednesday it was considering a range of options for its shipbuilding business, including splitting it off into a separate company.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Japan Prime Minister Revives Dying Shipyards with Economic Stimulus
For a sign of success for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic stimulus policies look no further than Japan’s once-stricken shipbuilding industry.
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