Ihi Corporation

World-Wide orders Japan VLCC

Ishikawajima Heavy Industries (IHI) has won an order from the World-Wide Shipping Group for the construction of a 300,000 deadweight tonne, double-hulled very large crude carrier (VLCC) for delivery in January 2000.

Wednesday, 23 July, 1997, 12:00am

Shipbuilding sector heads for big league

CHINA has long-held ambitions to become a leading shipbuilder by the turn of the century, though this has been hampered by a lack of investment.

But with a backlog of four million deadweight tonnes stretching well into 1998, the main fear now is whether all these contracts, including those with Hong Kong, can be met.

11 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Builders agree on computer design system

SUMITOMO Heavy Industries (SHI) has agreed to participate in Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries' (IHI) project to develop a three-dimensional shipbuilding computer-aided design system dubbed Ajisai (hydrangea).

The computer system is intended to prepare product models of ships that clients request and is intended to integrate basic ship design and manufacturing design.

10 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

IHI and AESA in technology link

JAPAN'S Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co (IHI) has signed a contract with state-run Spanish shipbuilder AESA to provide the latter with shipbuilding technology, from basic design to marketing.

24 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

IHI earmarks funds for division

ISHIKAWAJIMa-Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) said it will spend just under eight billion yen (about HK$632 million) over three years in an effort to make its shipbuilding operation profitable.

The heavy machinery maker expects to bring its loss-making shipbuilding sector back to profitability as early as next year if the US dollar stays at around 100 yen.

9 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

New ships for P&O

P&O Containers has signed contracts with Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co (IHI) to build two container ships, each capable of carrying 4038 TEUs (20 ft equivalent units).

The contract includes an option for a further vessel.

14 Jul 1993 - 12:00am