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 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.