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LATEST NEWS & ARCHIVE

NEWS 321 : SEVEN SAMURAI RETURNED

From Vocational Training at Oita

On June 28, we celebrated the graduation ceremony of the annual training program for new recruits at the Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center (ORSC) in Saiki City, Oita Prefecture. Seven of our new recruits returned safely with a slightly more mature look (one with blond hair) after completing the three-month training program that began on April 4. Reflecting their efforts and struggles, their work uniforms seem to be dirty again this year.

NEWS 320 : LET'S SAIL THE BOAT TOGETHER

Kyokuyo Welcomed 9 New Employees for 2024

On April 1, as the wave of cherry blossoms was moving across the northern part of Japan, new employees arrived at Kyokuyo.

NEWS 316 : NEW YEAR, NEW TECHNOLOGIES, NEW PRODUCTS

New Year Greetings 2024
Happy New Year to all of you!
At the beginning of the year, I would like to extend my best wishes for the New Year and express my hopes for 2024.

NEWS 309 : STAINED CLOTHS PROVE THEIR HARD WORK

The Five New Employees Return from Training at Oita

This year's annual training for new recruits at the Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center (ORSC, Saiki City, Oita Prefecture), has been completed and a graduation ceremony was held on June 30.

NEWS 305 : EIGHT NEW CREW MEMBERS ONBOARD

2023 Entrance Ceremony

On April 3, along with the blooming of the cherry blossoms, eight new employees brought a spring breeze to our company.

NEWS 303 : IT MAY GO VIRAL!?

Our Employee's Interview Posted on SNS by CAJS

The Cooperative Association of Japan Shipbuilders (CAJS), an industry organization of small and medium-sized shipbuilders of which we are a member, has recently opened official SNS accounts (Instagram / Twitter / note) and started sharing the coolness of ships and the fun of shipbuilding.

NEWS 302 : AT THE BEGINNING OF OUR 81ST YEAR

2023 New Year's Greetings from the President
At the beginning of 2023 - our 81st year, I would like to extend my best wishes for a Happy New Year and express my aspirations for the year ahead.

NEWS 294 : THE BEST IS YET TO COME

Young Colleagues Did a Great Job in 3-Month Training at Oita

On June 30, 2022, nine new employees of Kyokuyo returned to Shimonoseki City after completing three months of training in shipbuilding skills at the Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center (ORSC, Saiki City, Oita Prefecture).

NEWS 290 : WE ARE ALL LEGAL ADULT MALES!

Kyokuyo Welcomed 12 New Employees on April 1

The cherry blossom season has come again.
On April 1, the "New Hiring" day in Japan, we welcomed 12 new members to Team Kyokuyo.

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 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 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 264 : KYOKUYO'S SALES DIV. SEEKS MOTIVATED INDIVIDUALS

So, How About Joining The Unique Shipbuilder In Japan?
The Sales Division of Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation, which is in charge of securing orders from customers, is now looking for motivated individuals interested in working with us for long-term. For details, please visit this news in speclalf

NEWS 253 : ONE-TWO FINISH??

Return of Young Fellows from Oita Training Center
2 new recruits, who were dispatched to Oita just after joining Kyokuyo on April 7, successfully completed their 3-month training program at the Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center and returned to Shimonoseki.

NEWS 248 : KYOKUYO'S TV COMMERCIAL WILL BE AIRING

On KRY Yamaguchi Television During March
Kyokuyo's television commercials will be airing during March on KRY - Yamaguchi Broadcasting Co., Ltd.

NEWS 239 : MALIGAYANG PAGDATING!

2018 TITP Technical Interns from Philippines

On April 18, 4 young guys from Philippines begun working at Kyokuyo. They are interns under the Government's Technical Intern Training Program (TITP), who had completed their orientation courses - including lectures about Japanese language, business manner, traffic rules etc. - after their arrival in Japan last March.

NEWS 238 : UNDER CHERRY TREES IN BLOOM

Kyokuyo Welcomes 4 Fresh Employees

Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation welcomed 4 new employees on April 2. It was a beautiful, sunny day with glorious cherry blossoms that had bloomed earlier than usual.

NEWS 228 : YOUNG, AND EVEN YOUNGER

Recent Activities Of, By and For Young People
In the news 225, we introduced to you our 7 newcomers who joined us in April. The 2 high school graduates, Taro and Yoshihiro, recently came back from Oita, where they spent lonely (?) 3 months, far away from their home town, to attend the professional training program offered by Oita Regional Shipbuilding Craftsmanship Center.

NEWS 225 : WELCOME!

7 New Members Joined Kyokuyo
On April 1, Kyokuyo welcomed 7 new employees. Let us introduce them to you one by one.

NEWS 218 : KYOKUYO WILL SHORTEN WORKING HOURS (YAY)!

Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation has revised its work schedules to shorten annual working hours by 4 days, from current 1,992 hours (or 249 days) to 1,960 hours (245 days).

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