Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries News

First LPG Carrier Order for MHI Shipbuilding

LPG carrier (Image: MHI)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), announced it has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.

MHI Thermal Systems Established

"Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.", the 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) that has taken over MHI's air conditioning & refrigeration (AC & R) business , commenced on October 1. Kaoru Kusumoto…

MHPS to Boost AQCS Business

Photo Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) have agreed to transfer operations in the domestic after-sale servicing of desulfurization equipment, currently performed by Mitsubishi…

Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Progresses

Towing three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port.

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…

Experimental Floating Wind Farm Nears Installation

Towing the three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port

Launched in March 2012, the Fukushima experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is nearing the installation phase as preparatory works for the installation of the…

LNG Carrier for Osaka Gas Named LNG Mars

The LNG Venus, a sister ship to the LNG Mars

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the naming ceremony for a newbuilding LNG carrier for Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The vessel was ordered by MOL and Osaka Gas International Transport…

Gas Engine Cogeneration System with Steam from Hot Wastewater

External view – High Temperature specification gas engine

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Miura Co. Ltd. and Kobe Steel, Ltd. have developed a cogeneration system that recovers hot wastewater with high efficiency from a gas engine in the form of steam. Mitsubishi…

MHI Subsidiary in Brazil for FPSO Compressors

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

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)…

MHI Mulls North American Oil & Gas Business Expansion

Pearland Works of MCO-I

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is bringing its Groupwide resources together to offer strengthened solutions to attract more customers for advanced oil & gas related plants in the North American market. Combining its…

Vattenfall Chooses Vestas as Preferred Supplier for 400 MW Project

Vestas said on Monday its joint venture with Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has been chosen by utility Vattenfall as the preferred supplier for a 400 megawatt (MW) project offshore Denmark. The…

Hollande to Raise Alstom's Case With Key Ministers

French President Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande has convened a meeting with his prime minister and economy minister on Thursday over the fate of French industrial group Alstom, an official in his office said. The announcement comes after…

Big MHI Vestas Test Wind Turbine on Fire

A test version of MHI Vestas' V164, the world's most powerful windturbine, has caught fire at a test centre in the west of Denmark. "Our technicians and experts will look into what has caused the fire," a Vestas spokesman told Reuters, declining to comment further.

NYK Charters 2 LNG Carriers for Freeport LNG Project

Two joint-venture companies that NYK has established with Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc. each concluded a time-charter contract for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier with Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc. In addition, one of the joint-venture companies…

Mitsubishi Mulls Stake in Alstom

Nuclear steam turbine rotor (Photo: Alstrom)

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is considering taking a direct stake in French engineering group Alstom as part of an offer with Germany's Siemens, two French newspapers said on Thursday. Financial daily Les Echos said Mitsubishi…

France Asks for Japan's Participation in Nuclear Sector Reshuffle

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday he proposed to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe that the Japanese nuclear industry participate in the reorganisation of the French nuclear sector. Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy…

Mitsubishi, France could take equal stakes in Alstom

Photo: Alstrom

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the French government would take equal stakes in Alstom as part of a rival offer to that of General Electric, a trade union representative said following a meeting with economy minister Arnaud Montebourg.

Fukushima Offshore Floating Wind Farm Update

Towing the three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki po

A consortium has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since March 2012. Preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW oil pressure…

MHI to Transfer Ownership Stake to MEG

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) yesterday concluded an agreement with Miyaji Engineering Group, Inc. (MEG) whereby, effective April 1, 2015, MHI will transfer a 51% ownership stake in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Bridge & Steel Structures Engineering Co., Ltd.

MHI,Toho Gas Jointly Develop Gas Cogeneration system

World's highest level of generating efficiency in the 400kW class 42.0%

Tokyo, March 18, 2015 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Toho Gas Co., Ltd. have jointly developed a new 450-kilowatt (kW) gas cogeneration system. The new product will be launched into the Japanese market by both companies on April 1.

Osaka Gas Vessel Named "LNG Venus'

(From left) 2nd MOL President Koichi Muto, 3rd Osaka Gas President Hiroshi Ozaki, 5th MHI Executive Vice President Yoichi Kujirai

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. President: Koichi Muto) today announced the naming ceremony of 'LNG Venus', a newbuilding liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI; President: Shunichi Miyanaga…