Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding

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Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (三井造船 Mitsui Zōsen?) (TYO: 7003) is a Japanese company. It is listed on the Nikkei 225.[1]

Established in 1917 as the Shipbuilding Division of Mitsui & Co. with the first shipyard at Tamano.[2] In 1937 the shipyards became a separate entity of Mitsui, Tama Shipyard.

The company changed to Mitsui Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd in 1942 and finally to the current name in 1973.

Facilities[edit]

  • Tamano Shipyard
  • Chiba Shipyard
  • Yura Dockyard (MES Yura Inc)
  • Niigata Shipyard - acquired from Niigata Engineering Co. Ltd and renamed Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair, Inc. 2003

Ships Built by Mitsui[edit]

Along with Abukuma class destroyer escort, Mitsui was contracted to build the Abukuma class destroyer escorts for the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force. They were built from 1988 to 1991.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikkei Constituents". NIKKEI. Retrieved November 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.mes.co.jp/english/company/history.html
  3. ^ "New Mitsui tanker delivery". The Motorship. 23 January 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "IJN Minesweeper W-7: Tabular Record of Movement". combinedfleet. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 

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