On the 30th, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries officially signed a sale contract with Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a major shipbuilding company that has been negotiating the sale of the area for building a new ship at the Koyagi Factory of Nagasaki Shipyard.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will effectively withdraw from the construction of large vessels such as LNG = liquefied natural gas carriers.
In December, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries agreed to sell the area for building a new ship at Nagasaki Shipyard's Koyaki Plant to Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a major shipbuilder, and has been negotiating so far.
According to the announcement, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has officially signed a sale contract with Oshima Shipbuilding on the 30th.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will gradually transfer the facility to Oshima Shipbuilding from the new fiscal year, and plans to complete the transfer by the end of 2022, and the specific sale price has not been disclosed.
On the other hand, about 600 people work at the Koyagi factory, but Mitsubishi Heavy Industries says, "We are considering personnel reduction."
The incense ware factory was completed in 1972 and has a dock, quay, and crane with a length of 1 km. In the past, large ships such as LNG carriers were actively built, but it is a strict international with Korean and Chinese companies. I have been exposed to competition.
With the sale of the Koyagi factory, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will effectively withdraw from the construction of large vessels such as LNG carriers.