With the mission for modernizing
Leading Japan's shipbuilding industry since our founding.
Established as the Shipbuilding Division of Former Mitsui & Co. in Tamano City (Presently), Okayama Pref.
Completed the our first ship "Kaisho Maru"
Completed the Japan's first ship driven by diesel engine "Akagisan Maru",
Entered the technical licensing agreement with Burmeister & Wain A/S of Denmark for marine diesel engine production.
Separated from Former Mitsui & Co. to become Tama Shipyard Co., Ltd.
Completed chemical plant factory.
Changed company name to Mitsui Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd.
Completed the first export steel whaler KNURR buil in Japan since the end of the war
Expand business domains.
Grows to become comprehensive heavy machinery manufacturer.
Moved head office functions to Tokyo.
Organized the department for research and development at Tamano Shipyard.
Launched the world's first large-size automated vessel, "Kinkasan Maru".
Entered the technical licensing agreement with PACECO., Inc. concerning the PACECO type container cranes.
Chiba Works commenced operation.
Concluded an export contract for a sulfuric acid production plant for Taiwan, as the company's first export contract in the chemical field.
Exported the first Japanese-made hovercraft to Thailand.
Completed the world's largest capacity axial flow blower for the blast furnace for Nippon Kokan. (Presenty "JFE Steel Corporation")
Completed Japan's first shore-side container crane.
Opened Chiba Laboratory at Chiba Works.
Completed the 500,000 dwt building dock at Chiba Works.
Completed the "Mitsuminesan Maru", super automated tanker.
Completed the "Mitsuminesan Maru", super automated tanker.
Completed the 300-ton/day capacity sludge incinerating plant, the largest of its kind in the Orient, for the Tokyo Metropolitan government.
Built the "Berge Emperor", a 400,000 dwt class oil tanker, the largest of its kind ever built by the company.
Changed company name in English to Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Achieved an aggregated total of 10 million bhp in the Mitsui-B&W diesel engine production.
Opened the Akishima Laboratory.
Oita Works commenced operation.
Completed the 125,000m3 LNG carrier "Senshu Maru".
Built "Polyconfidence", the world's largest floating hotel at sea.
Acquired PACECO's crane trading rights, shares.
Bought out Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S, a power generation engineering firm of Denmark.
Completed the most advanced diesel engine factory at Tamano Works
Completed the most advanced steel structure plant, one of the largest in the industry, at Oita Works.
Completed 10,000m-class deep sea unmanned ROV "Kaiko".
Received the first order for a high-power light-weight compact ADD diesel engine, intended to serve as main generator engine for a large oceanographic vessel of the Maritime Safety Agency.
Changed the former Yura Dockyard into a subsidiary company, MES Yura Inc.
For sustainable growth.
Launched deep-sea scientific riser drilling vessel "CHIKYU" for Japan Marine Science and Technology Center.
Completed MES's first membrane type LNG carrier with the loading capacity of 137,100m3.
Established Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair, Inc., buying out shipbuilding related business from Niigata Engineering Co. Ltd.
MODEC Inc. listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Market for the first time as a subsidiary company of MES.
Established new company philosophy , management policy and standards of conduct.
Accomplished accumulated shipment of 200 sets quay side container crane "PORTAINER".
Completed installation of 1000-ton goliath crane at Chiba Shipyard.
Completed Technology Succession Centers in Tamano Works and Chiba Works.
Operated Safety Training Center in Tamano Works.
Completed world largest class ore careeier 320,000DWT "BRASIL MARU" .
Achieved accumulated production of 700 units in PC hybrid pontoon.
Accumulated Orders of Reciprocating compressor reached 1,000 sets.
Deliveries of "Mitsui's 56",a big hit 56,000dwt Bulk Carrier series by MES reached 100 sets.
Our joint venture company in China "MES FERROTEC CHINA CO.,LTD."
starts production of induction heater equipment
Accomplished acumulated shipment of 1,000 sets Rubber tyred gantry crane,"Transtainer".
Achieved the world record in accumulated production of 80 million BHP with a single brand of Mitsui-MAN B&Wdiesel engine.
Completed "neo Supramax 66BC ",1st ship of the new generation Eco-ship.
Showa Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd. became a wholly-owned subsidiary company.
Shipped 300th Portainer,a quayside gantry crane.
Established "MES-KHI YURA DOCK CO., LTD.", a jointly-owned affiliate of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Commennced joint operation in ship repair business.
Achieved the world record in accumulated production of 90 million bhp with a single brand of Mitsui-MAN B&W diesel engine.
Bought out TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, a German gas carrier engineering company.
Completed the "ME-GI",Japan's first marine diesel engine fueled by natural gasCompleted the "ME-GI",Japan's first marine diesel engine fueled by natural gas
Established new company long term vision , MES Group 2025 Vision.
KAJl TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION became a wholly-owned subsidiary company.
Established "PT. MES Machinery Indonesia", a container handling crane manufacturing company in Indonesia.
Marked 100th anniversary.
Towards the next 100 years.
Shift into holding company structure and changed its name to "Mitsui E&S Holdings"
Achieved the accumulated production of 100 million bhp with a single brand of Mitsui-MAN B&W diesel engine.（Total production : 6,555 units）
Naval ship business was transferred to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Substantial withdrawal from the merchant ship business
Cease to be a pure holding company and make a fresh start as MITSUI E&S
Succession of business related to marine large engines and its incidental business with IHI Power Systems Co.,Ltd