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LATEST NEWS & ARCHIVE

NEWS 281 : READY FOR NEXT CHALLENGE

Kyokuyo Started Construction of New SSS-bowed Ship for Imoto Lines
At present, Kyokuyo's new product for Imoto Lines, Ltd. is under construction in our building dock.

NEWS 280 : REAL CEREMONY, AFTER VIRTUAL DISCUSSIONS

Keel-laying of S-561 Reefer Boat
On Monday, September 6, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., the keel-laying ceremony was held at our block factory for a 205,000 CFT refrigerated cargo carrier S-561. The client, Koo's Shipping Company, S.A., is one of the leading owners of reefer vessels in Taiwan.

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 277 : THE BOYS ARE NOW OFFICIALLY ASSIGNED!

After the 3-month training in shipbuilding technology at the Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center (ORSCC, Saiki City, Oita Prefecture) and subsequent work rotation in the Manufacturing Department in July, the nine new high school graduates were officially assigned to the shipyard as of August 1.

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 275 : THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN!!

After Completing Special Training Program in Oita under COVID-19
Every year, we send our new technical staff to the Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center (ORSC, Saiki City, Oita Prefecture) for shipbuilding technology training. Last year's program was cancelled due to the Corona disaster, but this year's training was successfully held despite some changes in the curriculum.

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 273 : KYOKUYO HIRED 14 NEW EMPLOYEES!

2021 Welcoming Ceremony
On April 1st, Kyokuyo's welcoming ceremony for fiscal year 2021 was held, under the cherry blossoms unexpectedly in full bloom. Since we were in the middle of an outbreak of the Covid-19, we took measures to prevent the spread of infection, such as keeping a sufficient distance between each attendee.

NEWS 272 : NEW STYLE OF CEREMONIES UNDER COVID-19

Livestreamed Naming & Delivery of Container Ship "SUNNY IVY"
On March 16, our first naming and delivery ceremony in 2021 was held, for a 1,096 TEU container ship S558 - now named 'SUNNY IVY'.

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 269 : COMING-OF-AGE CEREMONY 2021

Coming-of-Age Day (2nd Monday of January - national public holiday) celebrates those who are turning 20, becoming adults under the Japanese laws. The celebration is a part of Japanese culture, and the formal ceremony, typically organized by local cities today, has become a very important event to many young adults.

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.
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