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  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    JMU is rolling out a bulker design which uses technology to overcome negative impact of new regulations.

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Imabari Shipbuilding and JMU formalizing their business alliance.

  • 7 October 2015

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, Finnish provider of cargo-handling machinery for ships, has signed a contract for the design and delivery of key components and fabrication of steel structures for the hatch covers on board six 14,000 TEU container vessels. The container vessels, which are being built for an undisclosed Japanese owner, are currently under construction at […]

  • 7 October 2015

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, Finnish provider of cargo-handling machinery for ships, has signed a contract for the design and delivery of key components and fabrication of steel structures for the hatch covers on board six 14,000 TEU container vessels. The container vessels, which are being built for an undisclosed Japanese owner, are currently under construction at […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taipei-based shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has decided to enter the tanker shipping market as it ordered two new vessels in Japan, according to the company’s stock exchange filing. Namely, the order for the new 115,000 dwt oil tankers, placed with Japanese shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU), is valued at around USD 100 million. In a separate announcement, the company said […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Japan Marine United handed over a next-generation bulk carrier to an unnamed local shipowner.

  • 27 February 2019
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) has entered into the building contract for an LNG bunkering vessel with Ecobunker Shipping Co. Ltd.

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-headquartered shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) has received orders for three Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) from two buyers, according to data released by VesselsValue. Namely, Japanese shipping company JX Ocean placed an order for two VLCCs, while its compatriot shipowner Kyoei Tanker ordered one VLCC. Featuring 300,000 dwt, all three ships are scheduled to […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    NYK Line, MTI, and JMU have developed a propeller which reduces carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

  • 29 August 2012

      JFE Holdings, Inc. (JFE Holdings) and IHI Corporation (IHI) announced that they concluded a final agreement on August 27th, for the Management Integration (merger) of their respective subsidiaries Universal Shipbuilding Corporation (Universal Shipbuilding) and IHI Marine United Inc. The Management Integration, which will be executed on October 1, 2012, follows the conclusion of a […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tokyo-based Penta-Ocean Construction Co. has taken delivery of Japan’s first offshore wind turbine installation vessel, which is now ready for first work. Penta-Ocean Construction, who ordered the CP-8001 vessel from Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in 2016, held the completion ceremony last week. According to the vessel designer GustoMSC, the delivery marks an important milestone […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s shipowner NS United Kaiun Kaisha has placed an order for another 400,000 dwt Capesize very large ore carrier (VLOC) at its compatriot shipbuilder Japan Marine United. Under the construction deal, signed on June 2, the new Valemax is scheduled to be delivered in 2020. Although the parties did not disclose the price of the 200,000 gross ton […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tokyo-based Penta-Ocean Construction Co. has taken delivery of Japan’s first offshore wind turbine installation vessel, which is now ready for first work. Penta-Ocean Construction, who ordered the CP-8001 vessel from Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in 2016, held the completion ceremony last week. According to the vessel designer GustoMSC, the delivery marks an important milestone […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japanese ferry operator MOL Ferry, part of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), has taken delivery of newbuilding Sunflower Furano from compatriot shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU). Following final checks, the new ferry is expected to start its first voyage on May 13, sailing from the Port of Oarai to the Port of Tomakomai, MOL said. The […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced completion of the 297,000-ton iron ore carrier Ore Salvador at Japan Marine United Corporation’s Ariake Shipyard. MOL will operate the ship under a long-term contract, transporting ore from Vale S.A. of Brazil. Among those on hand for the naming and delivery ceremonies were Vale International Director Gurinder Singh, who […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    NYK has reached time charter agreements for eight new containerships, to be built at the Kure shipyard of Japan Marine United Co. Ltd., each capable of carrying 14,000 TEUs. These ships, which will be delivered from February 2016 through January 2018, will have improved fuel efficiency and cargo loadability among today’s container ships of similar size. […]

  • 10 May 2017

    Japan Marine United Corporation signed a cooperation agreement with Aluship Technology of Poland on the construct self-supporting prismatic-shape IMO type B (SPB) LNG cargo and bunker tanks.

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following delivery, the ship would be deployed for iron ore and coal transportation under a contract with JFE Steel.

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) Line has placed an order for up to four very large crude carriers (VLCC) of 300,000 DWT, the Japan Maritime Daily reported. The compatriot shipyards Namura Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United (JMU) have been hired for the construction of the ships. As disclosed, three crude carriers are […]

  • 25 July 2019

    Japanese engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has revealed plans to build a wind farm installation vessel to serve the budding offshore wind market in Japan. The self-elevating platform is designed to handle wind turbines with an individual capacity of 8MW or more, and is said to be the first such vessel to be built in Japan […]

  • 10 July 2019

    The magenta-colored vessel will be deployed on the Asia to Europe 3 (FE3) service.

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipyard Japan Marine United (JMU) has put Sunflower Furano, a new ferry being built for compatriot ferry operator MOL Ferry, part of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), through its paces during sea trials.  The newbuilding will replace a ferry having the same name which is currently in service. Sunflower Furano is scheduled to start its maiden […]