A Ship-owner company donates to fix schools in Medellin through TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. ～A handing-over ceremony was held on the 30th September～
October 28, 2014
Before 2013 ended two terrible calamities came to the Philippines that greatly affected the lives of many Filipinos living in the Visayas Island. The 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Bohol and the super typhoon Yolanda in Northern Cebu has put Filipino’s resiliency to test.
A Ship-owner company and one of the clients of TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. donated 75,000 USD through TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. for the repair and rehabilitation of school buildings in Medellin located in the northern Cebu. A total of 13 classrooms—9 at Caputatan Norte Elementary School and 4 at Dayhagon Elementary School were repaired and a handing-over ceremony was held on the 30th September at Caputatan Norte Elementary School.
The mayor of Medellin Hon. Ricardo Ramon Rodriguez Ramirez III, TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. Manager Mr. Hirohisa Kinoshita, respective school heads, and representatives from the Department of Education signed the MOA. Medellin Mayor Hon. Ramirez III was very thankful to Ship-owner company represented by TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. for the assistance given to two elementary schools of Medellin.
■About TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc.
TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU) Inc. is a joint venture between Japan-based shipbuilder Tsuneishi Group（head office: Fukuyama， Hiroshima，Japan) and the Aboitiz Group. TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), group company of TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd., is celebrating its 20th year in operation in Balamban, Cebu, Philippines. TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU) builds about 20 vessels per year, centered on 30,000 ton to 180,000 ton class bulk carriers, and is one of the top shipyards in the Philippines. It employs over 10,000 people directly or through cooperative companies. TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. received the Hall of Fame Award for Outstanding Community Projects and the Outstanding Exporter in the large enterprise category from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) making it the company’s 9th recognition.
Business：Shipbuilding and repair
Employees：Approx. 13,000 (including subcontractor workers and affiliate companies)
Shipyard area：Approx. 1,470,000 square meters
Main facilities：Two building slipways, one building dock, two 1300-ton floating cranes, etc.
Ship type of delivered：Bulk carriers, pure car & truck carriers
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