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LATEST NEWS & ARCHIVE

NEWS 295 : BECAUSE THE OCEAN KNOWS NO BORDERS

A New Professional Staff from the Philippines
Currently, Japanese society is experiencing a declining birthrate and an aging population, and the market has begun to shrink. This has led to problems such as a shrinking workforce and difficulties in passing on skills.

NEWS 293 : SEA, BEACH, SUNSHINE AND LITTER-PICKING

22 Employees Participated in a Clean-up Event

On Monday, June 9, 2022, under clear blue skies, 22 of our employees participated in a cleanup activity at a beach in Shimonoseki City.

NEWS 292 : THE YOUNG SPONSORS ARE INVITED BACK

For Delivery Ceremony for Kyokuyo's Own Tug Boat NADA MARU

The tugboat NADA MARU, whose launch was reported in news287, was completed and a delivery ceremony was held at Odo Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd. in Shimonoseki City on April 15.

NEWS 291 : FOCUSING ON THE GLOBAL NICHE MARKET

Kyokuyo's Feature Article Appeared in the COMPASS Magazine

A feature article titled "Focusing on the GLOBAL NICHE - This is how Kyokuyo lives" appeared in the May 2022 issue of the COMPASS, a bimonthly magazine published by Kaiji Press.

NEWS 289 : HEADING FOR A 100-YEAR BUSINESS

Briefing Session on Kyokuyo's Current and Future Operations
On March 10, 2022, at 2:00p.m., our business associates were invited to a briefing session that Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation held to provide information on its current and future operations.

NEWS 287 : YOUNGEST CORD-CUTTERS IN HISTORY (MAYBE)!

Launching Ceremony for Kyokuyo's Own Tug Boat NADA MARU
On March 1, under,,, not ideal weather conditions, a launching ceremony was held at Shimonoseki. No, no, it was not for a ship we built for a customer, but for our own tug boat that was being built by our friend Odo Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd!

NEWS 286 : PREVENT AERIAL WORKING PLATFORM FROM BEING SKY-HIGH

President's Award to the Team that Achieved Cost Reduction
On January 4, at the company's morning assembly, the President's Award was presented to a cross-departmental team in recognition of their achievement of saving more than 20 million yen annually.

NEWS 285 : YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS WHEN ORDERING WITH US

Kyokuyo Obtained New Government Certification
On November 30, 2021, Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation obtained certification from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism based on the plan-certification system introduced by the "Act for partial Revision of the Marine Transportation Act (a.k.a Maritime Industry Strengthening Act)" enacted in 2021.

NEWS 284 : THEY HAD NOT BEEN INFORMED

That a 2nd Evacuation Drill Would Be Held
On November 26, 2021, as part of our Business Continuity Plan (BCP), we held the second evacuation drill following last year.

NEWS 282 : FOR SUSTAINABLE ENTERPRISE & SOCIETY

2022 New Year's Greetings from the President
At the beginning of 2022, I would like to extend my best wishes to all of you, and to share our plans for this year.

NEWS 279 : AN EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Please be advised that a Kyokuyo employee tested positive for COVID-19, on August 20, 2021.

NEWS 278 : AN EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Please be advised that a Kyokuyo employee tested positive for COVID-19, on August 19, 2021.

NEWS 276 : KYOKUYO'S BOSS RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

2021 Director-General Award for Maritime Day
We are pleased to announce that our president, Katsuhiko Ochi, has received an award from the Director-General of the Kyushu District Transport Bureau for his distinguished service in maritime affairs.

NEWS 274 : OUR COMMITMENT TO BUSINESS CONTINUITY & DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Planning, Credit Facility and Evacuation Drill...
This is a continuation of News 260 ("Kyokuyo's BCP Now Certified ... and further working on new version, too") which was published in February last year. We would like to inform you of what we have been doing and what we are doing now regarding our business continuation in the event of a disaster.

NEWS 271 : NEW COLLEAGUE FROM INDONESIA

'Zam-san' FInally Landed to Kyokuyo's Design Team
Mr. Zamviri Ahmad Washoya ("Zam-san") from Indonesia joined our company on December 1, 2020 and was assigned to our Fundamental Design Section of Hull Design Department.

NEWS 270 : AN EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Please be advised that a second Kyokuyo employee tested positive for COVID-19, on January 16, 2021.

NEWS 268 : AN EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Please be advised that a Kyokuyo employee tested positive for COVID-19, on January 6, 2021.

NEWS 267 : NEW YEAR'S GREETING

Sailing in the COVID-19 Storm
Hello friends ! At the beginning of this year, I would like to wish you and your families a very happy and healthy New Year.

NEWS 264 : KYOKUYO'S SALES DIV. SEEKS MOTIVATED INDIVIDUALS

So, How About Joining The Unique Shipbuilder In Japan?
The Sales Division of Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation, which is in charge of securing orders from customers, is now looking for motivated individuals interested in working with us for long-term. For details, please visit this news in speclalf

NEWS 263 : KYOKUYO EXECS DONATE 6,000 SURGICAL MASKS

In an effort to provide support to the communities where they live and their company operates, a group of Kyokuyo executives has donated 6,000 surgical masks with >99% BFE to Shimonoseki city officials.
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