Mitsui-MAN Win Gas Fired Engine Orders

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. announced today the winning of an order to supply four dual fuel 2-stroke engines to Japan’s biggest shipbuilder, Imabari Shipbuilding.  The Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G70ME-C9.2-GI engines, once built, will be installed aboard two liquefied natural gas carriers currently under construction for Spanish shipping line Empresa Naviera Elcano … [Read more...]

Mitsui to Team With Rivals as 700 LNG Ships Needed by 2030

(Bloomberg) -- Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., the heavy machinery maker whose merger talks with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. fell apart earlier this year, has teamed with other shipbuilders in Japan to bid for contracts to build natural gas tankers to service shale-gas projects in the U.S. The competitiveness of Japanese shipbuilders “has moved close to … [Read more...]