Oshima Shipbuilding

Type: Company
Name: Oshima Shipbuilding
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese Yard Claims Fuel-Monitoring First

Minami said the shipyard competes by building high-value vesselsOshima Shipbuilding (Oshima) President Hiroshi Minami claims the Japanese shipyard is the first in the world to install fuel-monitoring systems on bulkers that record energy consumption, ... [Published Ship & Bunker - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Samsung’s Vietnam Project Making Rapid Progress, Including Shipyard Construction

Samsung Heavy Industries recently sent its staff to Vietnam in preparation for the construction of a new shipyard.The company is planning to build a dockyard in the Khanh Hoa Province, where Oshima Shipbuilding returned its construction license. The total ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Worker shortage hobbling Japan's resurgent shipbuilders

TOKYO -- Japan's shipbuilders have started to receive much-needed orders thanks to a weak yen, yet the industry now faces another challenge in competing with the construction sector for experienced personnel.Industry leader Imabari Shipbuilding, based ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 14 2014]

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"Some leading Western and local shipping companies that operate their own vessels would only order Oshima-built ships" he said
"We began moving to boost production at the beginning of the year, but haven't been able to attract as many people as we would like" said President Yukito Higaki

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