Friday, May 7, 2021

ClassNK Issues Approval in Principle for Large Liquefied Hydrogen Cargo Containment System

Japan-based classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the design of a cargo containment system for the world’s largest liquefied hydrogen carrier. Hydrogen...

May 7, 2021
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Kawasaki Heavy Delays Departure of Suiso Frontier, The World’s First Dedicated Hydrogen Tanker

By Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – Kawasaki Heavy Industries expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be delayed until the summer due to the pandemic,...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 3709

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Kawasaki Heavy Industries shipyard

Kawasaki Heavy To Start Liquid Hydrogen Shipments Spring 2021

By Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries is aiming to replicate its success as a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker producer with hydrogen, a key element that...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 4881

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship

Japan Doubles Down On Massive Hydrogen Ship Plan

TOKYO, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Japan will seek to create a commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by around 2030 to support reducing carbon emissions, Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said during...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 592

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

New LNG Tank Designed for Panama Canal Transits Receives Class Approval in Principle

Internatinoal classification society DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a newly developed non-spherical (MOSS) tank designed for use in liquified natural...

June 7, 2017
Total Views: 68

Monday, May 1, 2017
Kawasaki hydrogen carrier
Maritime News

Norway Races Australia to Fulfill Japan’s Hydrogen Society Dream

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos, Sonali Paul and Aaron Sheldrick OSLO/MELBOURNE/TOKYO, April 28 (Reuters) – Norway and Australia are racing each other to show they can supply Japan with hydrogen, hoping to fulfil...

May 1, 2017
Total Views: 99

Monday, October 3, 2016
Kawasaki Heavy Industries shipyard
Maritime News

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Tumbles Most in Eight Years on Outlook

By Chris Cooper (Bloomberg) — Shares of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. plunged the most in eight years after the company cut its full-year profit forecast by more than half and said...

October 3, 2016
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Kawasaki Heavy Industries to Build LNG Carriers in China

Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. plans to construct gas carriers abroad as it strives to lower costs and take market share from Korean rivals.

June 24, 2014
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Engineering News

K-Line Orders New, Environmentally-Optimized Car Carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-largest shipping line by sales, has ordered a vessel fitted with an engine to cut nitrogen oxide emissions to meet stricter controls, said three people familiar with the situation.

February 12, 2014
Total Views: 12

Friday, December 6, 2013

Astomos Energy Orders New Gas Carriers from Japanese Yards

Japanese shipbuilders Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) have received newbuild orders today from Astomos Energy Corporation to build a pair of very large liquefied petroleum gas...

December 6, 2013
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Friday, June 14, 2013

Kawasaki Heavy’s Merger U-Turn

Kawasaki Heavy Industries fired Satoshi Hasegawa as president and said it ended talks to merge with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., two months after denying the two companies had entered discussions to combine.

June 14, 2013
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Kawasaki Heavy Removes President, Ending Mitsui Merger Talks

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Japan’s second-biggest heavy-equipment maker, removed Satoshi Hasegawa as president as it ended merger talks with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co.

June 13, 2013
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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Kawasaki Heavy Talks M&As to Thin Shipbuilding Ranks

Pressure on Japanese companies has risen in the face of competition from lower-cost producers in China and South Korea.

April 25, 2013
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Monday, April 22, 2013
Engineering News

Mitsui Shipbuilding Gains 21 Percent on Report of Merger Talks with KHI

(Bloomberg) — Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. surged to 5 1/2-year high on a Nikkei report it plans to hold merger talks with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. to create Japan’s...

April 22, 2013
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