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History

In the history of over 100 years since our founding, the TSUNEISHI Group has always embraced challenges and achieved growth. We will aim for sustained growth for the next 100 years, and becoming a corporate group that evolves and develops with local communities.

Shipping

1900s

1903Katsutaro Kambara founded a shipping business with a coal carrier

1930s

1936Established Setonaikai Unso

1940s

1943Established Setonaikai Senpaku

1948Changed the name of Setonaikai Senpaku to KAMBARA KISEN

1960s

1970s

1964Established BINGO SHOSEN
Operated regular line connecting Tsuneishi Port, Onomichi Port, and Momoshima

1978Established TSUNEISHI PORT SERVICE
Launched towing and shipping agent services

1978Established KAMBARA MARINE K.K. Launched crew management services

1990s

1994Launched Japan-China regular line

1995Established CEBU ASIATIC SHIPPING & PORT SERVICES, which offers towing and special painting services

2000s

2003Established Kambara Kisen (China) Shipping

2005Acquired majority ownership of Yamashita Shipping Agency, a logistics company at Shibushi Port in Kagoshima Prefecture

2006Established SHANGHAI KAMBARA INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION

2010s

2010Established KAMBARA LOGISTICS

2015Established KAMBARA TUG AND MARINE SERVICES

Shipbuilding

1910s

1917Opened Shiohama Dockyard (predecessor to TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING)

1940s
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1950s

1942Established TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING (reorganized Shiohama Dockyard)

1953Established Sumihiro Coal Shokai (predecessor to Tsuneishi Trading )

1960s
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1970s

1963Established TSUNEISHI IRON WORKS

1967Opened dockyard in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (until 1969)

1970Established Kambara Marine Development

1979Established TSUNEISHI ENGINEERING

1980s
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1990s

1982Established Kambara Uruguay Shipyard (until 2002)

1992Established the design company TSUNEISHI TECHNICAL SERVICES (PHILS.) in the Philippines

1994Established the shipbuilding company, TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU) in the Philippines

2000s

2000Merged with Hashihama Shipbuilding and established the Tadotsu factory

2001Established TSUNEISHI (ZHENJIANG) STEEL STRUCTURE (until 2014)

2003Established the shipbuilding company, TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING in China

2008Established the shipbuilding company, ASTILLERO TSUNEISHI PARAGUAY in Paraguay

2010s

2010Established TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT, which specializes in building aluminum alloy small vessels

2011Established the small vessel dockyard TFC (Iwate) to aid rebuilding after the Great East Japan Earthquake

2013Spun off the Tadotsu factory and established Tadotsu Shipbuilding (until 2014)

2015Acquired majority ownership of MIHO SHIPYARD

Environment/Energy

1950s

1952Established Chitose Oil

1960s
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1970s

1967Established Kambara Tank Cleaning Service and launched ship waste oil treatment services

1972Established TSUNEISHI CAR SERVICE

1990s

1990Changed the name of Kambara Tank Cleaning Service to KAMTECS

2000s

2004Established TSUNEISHI CRS

2009Merged Chitose Oil Corporation, TSUNEISHI CAR SERVICE, TSUNEISHI CRS, and the Tsuneishi Enterprise insurance division, and established TSUNEISHI C VALUES

2010s

2010Changed the name of KAMTECS to TSUNEISHI KAMTECS

2011TSUNEISHI KAMTECS acquired majority ownership of Saitama Yamazen

2012TSUNEISHI KAMTECS acquired majority ownership of EARTH CREATE OFFICE

2013TSUNEISHI KAMTECS acquired majority ownership of Sunny Creation Planning

2014Established TCV PARAGUAY

2014Established TSUNEISHI C VALUES PHILIPPINES

2014Established TSUNEISHI EV LABO

2015TSUNEISHI KAMTECS acquired majority ownership of FUTABA SANKYO

2016TSUNEISHI KAMTECS acquired majority ownership of TOKO SHOJI

2018TSUNEISHI KAMTECS merged and acquired TSUNEISHI KAMTECS SAITAMA

Life & Resorts

1960s

1967Established Tenshinzan Farm, and launched poultry breeding services

1968Established Kambara Food Industry

1969Established TSUNEISHI HARBOR Hotel

1970s

1971Completed Shinshoji Baseball Field (now Tsuneishi Stadium)

1973Established Shinshoji Mart

1974Opened the comprehensive accommodation-type training facility (now Tsuneishi Shimanami Village)

1978Changed the name of Kambara Food Industry to Kambara Shokuhin Kosan

1980s

1981Changed the name of Kambara Shokuhin Kosan to Tsuneishi Enterprise

1989Opened the amusement park MIROKU-NO-SATO

1989Opened Sakaigahama Marine Park

1989Established Island Cruise Line Pacific

1989Established Island Cruise Line

1990s

1991Opened JINSEKI KOGEN Hotel

1998Established Sakaigahama Marina

2000s

2004Established GLOCAL JAPAN (planning & development, agribusiness)

2009Established TSUNEISHI HUMAN SERVICES

2009Established Tsuneishi Sakaigahama Resort

2015Merged TSUNEISHI HUMAN SERVICES and Tsuneishi Sakaigahama Resort, and established TSUNEISHI LR

2010s

2013Completed Tsuneishi Field, a soccer field that conforms with international game standards

2016Established Setouchi Cruise

2017“guntû” went into service

2019Established TLB

Foundations/Other

1950s

1954Established Kambara Ikueikai Foundation

1960s
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1970s

1962Supported building of Zeno Shonen Bokujo welfare facility

1966Established Kambara Ringyo

1980s
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1990s

1990Opened MIROKU-NO-SATO Japanese Language School of International Culture Institute

1992Established TSUNEISHI FORESTRY CONSTRUCTION (merged Kambara Ringyo and Tsuneishi Enterprise)

1994Established TSUNEISHI FOUNDATION (CEBU)

2000s

2007Established PARAGUAY KAMBARA IKUEIKAI

2007Established Paraguay Kambara Foundation

2010s

2010Established TSUNEISHI MIRAI FOUNDATION

2011Established SETOUCHI HOLDINGS

2011Established TSUNEISHI CHALLENGED (bakery business, diagram printing/management services for vessels, etc.)

2012Opened FC Bayern Tsuneishi Soccer School

2014Completed ONOMICHI U2

2016Opened Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens

2017Established Tsuneishi Foundation

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