TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT completes and delivers the 19 GT aluminium alloy passenger vessel “Chigiri”

July 25, 2016

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TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT completes and delivers the 19 GT aluminium alloy passenger vessel “Chigiri”

“Chigiri” completion and delivery

TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD. (HQ: 1471-8 Urasaki-cho, Onomichi, Hiroshima; President: Jun Kambara) completed the construction of the 19 GT aluminium alloy passenger vessel “Chigiri” and delivered it to TOHO ZINC Co., Ltd. Chigirishima Smelter and Refinery on June 17, 2016.

The ship owner, TOHO ZINC Co., Ltd. Chigirishima Smelter and Refinery, produces silver and lead on Chigiri Island, which is located approximately four kilometres offshore of Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The vessel entered service on June 27, 2016 for a sea route connecting Osakikamijima, Chigiri Island, and Takehara to transport visitors as well as commuting employees.

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“Chigiri” Specifications
• Vessel type: Aluminium alloy passenger vessel
• Vessel name: Chigiri
• Length: 18.25 metres
• Breadth: 4.00 metres
• Depth: 1.70 metres
• Gross tonnage: 19 tonnes
• Capacity: 75 (73 passengers, 2 crew members)
• Service speed: 20 knots
• Shipbuilding factory: TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD.

TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD.
TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD. operations comprise aluminium alloy vessel building, repairing, general construction, and lifeboat businesses. Through these enterprises, the company pursues safety and comfort for marine traffic and for daily life, and aims to coexist with nature while placing value on human ties.

Head office address: 1471-8 Urasaki-cho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 720-0551, Japan
Representative & President: Jun Kambara
Businesses: Manufacturing and repairing of aluminium (light alloy) vessels, maintenance and inspection of lifeboats, general construction
Established: December 2010
Capital: 50 million yen
Number of employees: 44 (end of December 2015)
Craft factory (construction surface area): 2,982.09 square metres
Main facilities: Marine railway 49 metres x 499 G/T, two 30t/15t overhead cranes, etc.
Types of vessels built: Passenger vessels, fishery patrol vessels, etc.
URL: http://tsuneishi-fc.com/en/

For inquiries:
TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD.
Management & Administration Division
pr@tsuneishi.com