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History of The Company

Aug. 1917

Inaugurated Murakami Hide Shipyard for building and repairing wooden ships by the founder Hidekichi Murakami in Kinoura, Hakata-cho, Ochi-gun, Ehime Pref.

June. 1960

Started building and repairing steel ships

Nov. 1963

Incorporated into Murakami Hide Shipbuilding Co,.Ltd.
(Capital : 5 million yen). Hidekichi Murakami took office as President

Oct. 1967

Slip Way No.1 obtained approval for a 1,000 G/T. capacity

Mar. 1969

Slip Way No.3 obtained approval for a 800 G/T. capacity

Feb. 1972

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 2,000 G/T. capacity

July. 1972

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 3,000 G/T. capacity

Oct. 1973

Slip Way No.1 obtained approval for a 1,300 G/T. capacity

Dec. 1973

Added a design shop, cutting shop, ship frameworking shop and accommodations for workers

June. 1974

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 4,000 G/T. capacity

July. 1975

Expanded the employrrs’dormitory and engineering design room

Feb. 1983

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 4,390 G/T. capacity

June. 1985

Introduced CAM

May. 1990

Introduced CAD

Feb. 1992

Capital increase to 45 million yen Set up a pipe laying factory        

Mar. 1992

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 4,590 G/T. capacity

Apr. 1993

Set up a weatherproof assembling factory

May. 1995

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 4,999G/T.capacity

July. 1995

Completed a 3,000G/Dry Dock No.3

Apr. 1996

Built a foreman's dormitory

Apr. 1997

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 5,200 G/T. capacity

May. 1997

Set up a 100 ton jib sea crane

Feb. 2004

Slip Way No.5 obtained approval for a 9,999 G/T. capacity

Dec. 2006

Reinforced and lengthend

Feb. 2007

Set up a 150 ton jib sea crane

Feb. 2008

Dry Dock No.3 obtained approval for a 6,200 G/T. capacity

Dec. 2009

Set up a 200 ton jib sea crane

Feb. 2010

Set up a weatherproof assembling factory

Apr. 2014

Kanasashi Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. joins the Murakami hide shipbuilding Group