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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 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 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 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 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 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 209 : NEW CREW EMBARKED ONBOARD KYOKUYO

...and They will Row a Cutter Boat, Too

Do you know Japanese school year ends in March and most of Japanese companies hire March graduates to join them in April? Kyokuyo Shipyard is no exception, as the company welcomed 7 new recruits this April.

NEWS 196 : FIVE MEN BOARDED KYOKUYO

In this issue we will introduce new employees who joined Kyokuyo this April. This year, we welcomed 5 new comers, including 2 college graduates (photo : below) who have just completed in-house training programs for 2 months.

NEWS 189 : KYOKUYO HELD BIENNIAL FIRE DRILL

On November 7, 2014, Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation conducted its biennial fire drill under the leadership of Shimonoseki East Fire Station. It was a big program, which involved more than 50 staffs, including members of Kyokuyo's own fire brigade team. The fire station provided instructors and firefighters, a commander's van and pumpers.

NEWS 178 : INTER-COMPANY SKILLS COMPETITION WITH ONOZO

Just After Sochi Olympics!

On March 1, 2014, Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation jointly organized a inter-company shipbuilding skills competition with Onomichi Dockyard, Co., Ltd. The idea of this competition, which was to motivate young technicians to improve their skills through exciting events, was born from conversations between the presidents of the 2 companies quite a while ago. Since then, the both companies have been working together toward the realization of this unprecedented competition.

NEWS 166 : TEAM KYOKUYO RECRUITED 6 NEW PLAYERS

Kyokuyo's 2013 rookies include 2 MEng holders who have studied ocean engineering. We hope they will become leading players in our engineering teams and propel our technical abilities further.

NEWS 164 : YOU CAN'T DO IT WITHOUT KNOWING HOW TO DO IT

2013 Emergency Life Saving Training

Kyokuyo annually holds a basic emergency training for new associates and trainees from overseas, in collaboration with Shimonoseki East Fire Station.

NEWS 162 : NEW ADULT CELEBRATION (2013)

As provided by law, Coming of Age Day is a legal public holiday in Japan on the 2nd Monday in January. In 2013, it falls on the 14th day.

NEWS 158 : 4 INJURED BY FIRE (ACCORDING TO THE SCENARIO)!?

Bi-annual Fire Drill

On November 8, 2012, Kyokuyo Shipyard conducted a bi-annual fire drill in coorperation with Shimonoseki-East fire station.

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