Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Air-conditioning deal sealed

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has granted Wah Lee Resources Holdings distribution rights in the mainland for four models of split-type air-conditioning systems. The contract runs for an initial one-year term.

Monday, 26 April, 1999, 12:00am

MHI set to win order for survey drill ship

Japan's Science and Technology Agency is likely to name Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as the main contractor to build the world's largest and most powerful deep-water survey drill ship.

The order, under a five-year programme beginning this month, will include other sub-contractors for fabricating the hull.

14 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Wo Kee Hong challenge

Wo Kee Hong (Holdings) has challenged a statement in the prospectus issued last week by listing candidate Perfect Treasure Holdings concerning a claim to be an authorised distributor of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) brand air-conditioners in China.

3 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Mitsubishi engine to come on line next year

MITSUBISHI Heavy Industries (MHI) of Japan has started developing KU44, a new type of medium-speed diesel engine for its KU series, which will have the capacity to generate 15 megawatts of power.

The KU44 will be available by the end of 1996.

29 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Big loss for MHI in Kobe

JAPANESE shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) incurred damages of 34 billion yen (about HK$3.15 billion) in the wake of the January earthquake in Kobe, company sources said.

They said MHI planned to book extraordinary losses of 26 billion yen for fiscal year ended March 31.

14 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Japanese builders set to boost material imports

JAPANESE shipbuilders are likely to expand imports of materials and parts, taking advantage of the strong yen.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is considering increasing its use of imports to 15 per cent for the 1995 fiscal year starting next month from 1994's 12 per cent forecast.

29 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Machine firms slashing staff

JAPAN'S heavy machinery makers are increasing efforts to reduce workers in their shipbuilding divisions due to tough competition from South Korean builders and poor earnings prospects due to the strong yen.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries expects to have trimmed its staff by 450 to 4,800 by the end of this month.

29 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Evergreen adds R-class vessel to fleet

EVER Racer, the first of five R-class vessels scheduled to join Evergreen's fleet, has arrived in north Europe from the Far East.

The vessel is the sixth in a series of identical 4,229 TEU (20 ft equivalent units) vessels being built in Japan by Onomichi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

16 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Mitsubishi lands big container vessel order

MITSUBISHI Heavy Industries (MHI), through Marubeni Corp, has received an order for two 1,128-TEU (20 ft equivalent unit) container ships from Regional Container Lines in Singapore, a subsidiary of Regional Container Lines Public Co in Thailand.

The first ship will be delivered in November next year and the second a month later.

25 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Evergreen in orders for five more ships

EVERGREEN International (Panama) has ordered five R-type 4,229 TEU (20 ft equivalent unit) container vessels from Japanese shipbuilders Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Onomichi Dockyard.

The company said in a statement that two vessels would be built at the Onomichi yard and three in the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries yard.

9 Aug 1993 - 12:00am