Japan Marine United

Japan Marine United Corporation (ジャパン マリンユナイテッド株式会社, Japan Marine United Kabushiki-kaisha) (informally JMU) is a Japanese ship building marine engineering and service company headquartered in Yokohama, Japan.

Japan Marine United Corporation
ジャパン マリンユナイテッド株式会社
Public KK
IndustryShipbuilding
Founded2013
HeadquartersYokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Area served
Global
Key people
Kotaro Chiba (President and CEO)
Yoshio Otagaki (Representative Director)
ParentJFE Holdings: 45.93%
IHI Corporation:45.93%
Hitachi Zosen Corporation:8.15%
DivisionsMerchant Ship
Naval Ship
Offshore & Engineering
Ship Life Cycle
Websitewww.jmuc.co.jp

It's Japan’s second largest shipbuilder after Imabari Shipbuilding, with shipyard facilities in Kure, Hiroshima, Yokohama, Nagasu, Kumamoto, Maizuru, Kyoto and Mie prefectures.

JMU's products include the design, manufacture, purchase and sale of both merchant and naval ships, offshore engineering and ship life cycle services.

History

Osaka Iron Works (Hitachi Zosen) established in 1881. Nippon Kokan (NKK) established by Asano zaibatsu in 1912. Both united and became Universal Shipbuilding Corporation in 2002.

Ishikawajima Shipyard established in 1853. Uraga Dock (Sumitomo Heavy Industries) established in 1893. Both united and became IHI Marine United in 2002.

Universal Shipbuilding Corporation and IHI Marine United Inc. united and became Japan Marine United in 2013.[1] [2]

References

  1. "About IHI". IHI Corporation. IHI Corporation. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. https://www.jmuc.co.jp/en/company/history/ Japan Marine United
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