Connecting the world with ships, and continuing the challenge for the next 100 years~20th anniversary ceremony for TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. ~

December 17, 2014

TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU)

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Connecting the world with ships, and continuing the challenge for the next 100 years~20th anniversary ceremony for TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. ~

20th anniversary celebrate event

TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. (Balamban, Cebu, Philippines; hereinafter) held a ceremony on 30 November to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The guests included Ms. Lilia de Lima, Director General of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and The Hon. Mr.Kazuhide Ishikawa from the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, who together with Mr. Jon Ramon Aboitiz of the Aboitiz Group and employees of TSUNEISHI GROUP made a total of about 1,150 people who participated in the event.

・TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc.
 http://www.thici.com/

・TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc.
 20th Anniversary Website “Challenges & Changes”
 http://www.tsuneishi.co.jp/thi20th/ 

・TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co ., Ltd.
 http://www.tsuneishi.co.jp/english/

The ceremony was started with a welcome speech by Mr. Hitoshi Kono, President of TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. After Ms. Lilia de Lima, and The Hon. Mr.Kazuhide Ishikawa offered their congratulations, the 20th anniversary was celebrated by the breaking of a sake cask. The participants enjoyed food, and nostalgically reviewed the past 20 years of TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. with a DVD and commemorative publication. At the end of the ceremony, Mr. Charlie Ombao, TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. Factory Support Department Manager, gave a speech as the representative of the employees that were given awards to recognize their continuous service for 10, 15, and 20 years. The ceremony ended with everybody singing a song.

■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.

URL:http://www.thici.com/
Business:Shipbuilding and repair
Established:September 1994
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, 1300-ton floating crane, etc.
Ship type of delivered:Bulk carriers, pure car & truck carriers

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TSUNEISHI HOLDINGS CORPORATION
Marketing Communication Dept.
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Head Office (Fukuyama) TEL: +81-84-987-4915
Tokyo Office TEL: +81-3-3264-7733