According to Nikkei, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the Japanese conglomerate, is in talks to sell its Koyagi plant, the main one of two located in Nagasaki, to Oshima Shipbuilding, the country’s third-largest shipbuilder based in Saikai, Nagasaki Prefecture.
The Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., Ltd. announced its delivery MET Turbochargers for one the largest two-stroke dual-fuel X-DF engine, 12X92DF. Behind the engine’s development was the Winterthur Gas & Diesel and responsible for the establishment was the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. signed a Cooperation Agreement to take part in the Charter of Trust on Cybersecurity. This agreement comes after the signing of the LOI on February 19. This makes MHI the first Asian member company as the 17th partner in the Global Cyber Security Initiative. The Charter of Trust was announced at the Munich Security Conference in 2018, launched by Siemens.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries signed a letter of intent to enter the Charter of Trust for Cyber-security in Tokyo. The membership will be finalized by the end of September, 2019. As the 17th Charter partner, MHI will become the first Asian company to join the global cyber-security initiative. Initiated by Siemens, the Charter of Trust calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cyber-security and boost digitalization.
Japanese engineering company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced the appointment of Seiji Izumisawa as new President and CEO, effective from 1st April 2019, and as a Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), a role he holds currently.
On 13 December, a naming ceremony was held at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard Corporation, for a new LNG carrier ordered by Japanese NYK to MI LNG. The ship, named ‘Pacific Mimosa’, will be engaged in LNG transportation for JERA from Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG project in Australia.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment and the smart technology group Wärtsilä signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the commercial marketing of a new energy solution for ships. The new solution combines technologies from both parties to produce greater power generation efficiency.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced that, as from January 1, 2018, it will establish two new wholly-owned companies in the context of its shipbuilding business reorganization: Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Structure Co.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. held naming ceremony for a newly-built LNG carrier at Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The ship will have a tank capacity of 155,300m3 and she will be carrying LNG from the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, Australia to Naoetsu, Niigata after her delivery.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced that it has reached a basic agreement with Oshima Shipbuilding, towards the formation of an alliance in the commercial ship business. The companies will seek business synergy and target sustainable growth, in order to strengthen business competitiveness in the global market, while also respecting mutual independence.
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