Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of a joint project aimed at developing and building an ocean-going liquefied gas carrier that will use ammonia as its main fuel.
HYON enters a collaboration agreement with the Japanese trading and investment company Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The partnership sets the stage for large-scale development of hydrogen fueling solutions, starting with a joint feasibility study in the second half of 2022.
Through this Proof of Concept, the autonomous ship technology, which was applied by Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding on an existing small-sized passenger boat owned and operated by Tryangle
MOL signed the MoU with MAN ES and MES-M to target the signing of the purchase contract of ammonia fueled the main engine which is currently under development by MAN ES.
MHI concluded an agreement in March with Mitsui E&S Holdings under which MHI will take over the Naval and Governmental Ships business of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. A decision has now been taken to name the new business entity “Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Maritime Systems Co., Ltd.”
MES-S), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen) Inc., and MOL Ferry Co., Ltd. announced the success of a demonstration test (from March to April 2021) of their jointly developed auto berthing and un-berthing system at an actual pier in Oarai Port, Ibaraki Prefecture, using the large-size car ferry Sunflower Shiretoko, owned by MOL Ferry.
Imabari, MAN ES, Mitsui E&S Machinery, ClassNK, ITOCHU ENEX and ITOCHU have agreed to jointly develop ships equipped with the main engine using ammonia as its main fuel.
Mitsui, MOL, and Marubeni will invest in a long-term charter business currently promoted by MODEC for the purpose of providing an FPSO for use in the Marlim field off the coast of Brazil.
Mitsui and MOL have participated in a long-term charter business operated by MODEC for the purpose of providing the FPSO for use in the Area 1 block offshore Mexico and a loan agreement for the Project was entered into on April 12, 2019.
On February 21, a naming ceremony was held in Nagasaki at the Koyagi Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new LNG carrier that NYK will charter to Mitsui & Co., Ltd. under a long-term contract.