ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Mitsubishi Heavy to combine shipbuilding design teams for overhaul

Reorganization lets company test waters for possible spinoff

Engineers at the Nagasaki shipyard will be among those reassigned to the technology center in Yokohama.

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will consolidate shipbuilding design and engineering workforces now scattered around Japan as part of an effort to revive its vessel business.

The move creates a roughly 130-member team that will handle all steps from design and development to parts procurement and sales.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more