Tsuneishi eyes second yard in the Philippines

Tsuneishi eyes second yard in the Philippines

Japan’s Tsuneishi Shipbuilding is looking at building another yard in the Philippines. The shipbuilder, which has yards in the south of Japan, in eastern China, in Cebu in the central Philippines and has also been linked to setting up in Indonesia, is now looking at a site on a Negros, a neighbouring island to Cebu.

Tsuneishi is also looking at getting into the ship recycling sector though has not indicated where.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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