Friday, April 18, 2014 - 05:32

A call for reforestation, Tsuneishi plants 15,000 mangroves

Most of the marine shorelines were devastated by the last two strong typhoons that hit the Philippines, the super typhoon Yolanda that destroyed the Northern Cebu and Basyang’s strong waves reckoned up the damages.

Tsuneishi Foundation (Cebu), Inc. (TFCI), the philanthropic arm of Tsuneishi Group of companies planted 15,000 mangrove propagules in a one hectare area shoreline of Buswang Nangka, Balamban, Cebu on March 22, 2014 timely with the World Water Day celebration.

320 employee-volunteers together with the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers (MENRO) of Balamban took part in this activity.

"Various private companies and organizations are busy in the restoration projects in the affected areas in Northern Cebu, the foundation is also aiming the same prioritizing our fisher folk's source of income at the same time protecting the marine sanctuaries in the area, and marine shorelines from erosion", TFCI President Hitoshi Kono said.

The mangrove reforestation activity is an annual activity of the foundation to raise awareness of the importance of mangroves as protectors of the ecosystem.


Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. holds launching ceremonies at the Tsuneishi Factory slipways and building docks that are open to the public. The next ceremony will take place on April 14, 2014(Monday) at 10:45am. There is no need to make reservations for this event. The starting time may be changed without prior notice due to tides and weather conditions. Please arrive at the venue at least 20 minutes before the starting time. Furthermore, please do not wear high-heeled shoes or sandals due to safety concerns. We look forward to welcoming you to the ceremony.

Type of Ship: 58, 000 deadweight metric ton type Handymax bulk carrier

For more details, you may contact this number (032) 230-8402.

March 2014

Training Center Manager Richard Anthony Arcaya spearheaded a bespoke in-house leadership training program, a joint effort between HRD-TC and IQA, aiming to improve the skills of workers. The training runs from March-May 2014 for the 853 Foremen and Leadmen of the Tsuneishi Group of companies.

February 2014


Work Design Project Chairman Engr. Alan Yee, Deputy General Manager of Production Planning Department charted the scope and intentions of the project last January 6, 2014 through assigning accountable people for their respective deliverables to ensure these are achieved.

January 2014


Hitoshi Kono, President of Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. presented the Company-wide objectives for 2014 on January 6 at the Training Center.

The presentation kicked-off with an introduction of the Tsuneishi Group Companies’ businesses in Shipbuilding, Shipping and Environment & Service. Few of 2013’s newsworthy topics of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Group were discussed including the delivery of the 100th ship of Tsuneishi Group(Zhoushan) Shipbuilding, Inc. in May and the ATP (Paraguay) 12-barges fleet in September. Other advancement projects such as the joint development of auxiliary heat recovery unit with Miura in July, and the new grounds in operation with the establishment of Maritime Innovation Japan in April and Wakamatsu Steel Electric Furnace, which started its operation in June were also mentioned.