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The ceremony was attended by MOD officials including State Minister of Defense Kenji Wakamiya, JMSDF Chief of Staff Tomohisa Takei, and Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency Commissioner Hideaki Watanabe Photo MHI

MHI Delivers "Jinryu" Japan's 7th Soryu-Class Submarine

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) delivered the "Jinryu" submarine to the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD) today in a ceremony held at the MHI Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works' No.3 pier in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture. The Jinryu is the seventh Soryu-class submarine supplied to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and the fourth built by MHI. MHI also built the first Soryu-class submarine, and has produced a total of 26 submarines at the MHI Kobe Shipyard over the last 70 years. The delivery ceremony was attended by a number of MOD officials including State Minister of

Piracicaba Factory of NGM where MCO-B office will locate. Courtesy Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation

MHI Subsidiary in Brazil for FPSO Compressors

   In December Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Hiroshima, will establish a new company in Brazil in a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), to be known as MHI Compressor do Brasil Ltda. (MCO-B). Creation of the new entity, which will launch commercial operations in February 2016, is targeted at developing the Latin American market for compressors, with a focus on expanding sales of compressors for use in Floating Production, Storage and Offloading systems (FPSO), a market expected to see

Courtesy MHI

JRI,MHI, INPEX Tie-up for METI's Feasibility Study

  The Japan Research Institute, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and INPEX CORPORATION have submitted a joint proposal in response to a public offer by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on "Feasibility Study on CCS-EOR projects in Southern Mexico - FY2015 Global Warming Mitigation Technology Promotion Project (*1)". The feasibility study consortium has concluded a contract concerning the commissioned work with METI. The commissioned work will be carried out from October 2015 to March 2016 to study the capability of CCS-EOR(*2) in Southern Mexico(*3) by applying the

Japan to Hand Over Data Ahead of Australia Submarine Bid

, said two Japanese officials familiar with the plan. The "competitive assessment" will see Germany's ThyssenKrupp and France's state-controlled naval contractor DCNS separately competing with a Japanese government-led bid for such contractors as Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Japan had been the front runner in the planned sale of around 12 vessels, for as much as $40 billion, to replace Australia's ageing Collins class submarines, sources have said, until Prime Minister Tony Abbott opened up the bidding under pressure from opposition and ruling party

Towing the three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port

Experimental Floating Wind Farm Nears Installation

wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, are almost completed and delivery from Nagasaki to Onahama has started today. Participating in the experiment is a consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu and Mizuho Information & Research. The scope of work included in the project’s second term includes assembly

MHI, IHI & DBJ Join Forces On Investments

  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), IHI Corporation and the Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) concluded a three-way formal agreement today on their respective investments into a new commercial aero engine company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines, Ltd., to be launched on October 1. The new company will succeed to MHI's business in commercial aero engines under a company split action, as MHI previously announced on March 31 and August 28. To solidify its position as a partner company in joint international development programs in the commercial aero engine market - where

Towing three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port.

Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Progresses

A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since March 2012. At present, the construction of the three-column semi-sub as part of the second phase has been successfully completed. Construction

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MHI, Vestas Wind Joint Venture Underway

Offshore Wind A/S, a MHI, Vestas JV gets Underway In early May operations got underway at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, a new company dedicated to offshore wind turbine business jointly established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) of Denmark. The new joint-venture company (JV) consolidates the offshore wind power systems operations newly separated off from MHI and Vestas. “Vestas has entered offshore wind turbine market already in the 1990’s and has been taking a firm foothold in the market,” said a spokesperson at MHI. “Vestas

Operations Underway at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

New joint-venture company dedicated to offshore wind turbine business Operations began today at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, a new company dedicated to offshore wind turbine business jointly established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S of Denmark. The new joint-venture company consolidates the offshore wind power systems operations newly separated off from MHI and Vestas. By integrating their comprehensive technological strengths, market trustworthiness and abundant track records in offshore wind turbines, MHI and Vestas look for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to

New Japanese Fuel Cell Passes Tests in Marine Setting

A closed-cycle fuel cell system jointly developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) has become the world's first system of its kind to perform successfully in a test to supply power to observation equipment in actual use at sea. With this success, this compact fuel cell system, which has cleared earlier technical hurdles through the adoption of a new gas circulation system and other innovations, is expected to supersede conventional storage batteries and fill a major role as an underwater power supply for operating

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