福神汽船株式会社

Corporate info History

History

1875 Keiji Seno established a shipping business in Hagata Village (presently Namikata-cho, Imabari), Ehime.
1882
Rikichi Seno
Rikichi Seno constructed a coastal ship.
1907 Riichi Seno succeeded to the family's business, which used to own two to three ships, while the trend in the shipping industry changed from the times of sailing ships to the times of motor-powered sailing vessels.
1919
Fukujin MaruFusanosuke Seno
"FUKUJIN MARU I" (D/W of 200 tons) was constructed at Koura Shipyard.
1949 Fusanosuke Seno succeeded to the family's business and engaged himself in the shipping business.
1954 "SHIN FUKUJIN MARU" (377.90 gross tons and D/W of 585 tons) was purchased, and the steamship department was established.
1956 FUKUJIN KISEN CO., LTD. was established with a capital of three million yen.
The steel ship "NIKKI MARU" (375 gross tons and D/W of 580 tons) was purchased. The ship was later renamed "FUKUJIN MARU".
1959 The first new steel ship "SHIN FUKUJIN MARU" was constructed at Kurushima Dockyard.
(2nd class adjacent-sea ship with 496.70 gross tons, D/W of 807.00 tons, and 650 HP)
1962 All motor-powered sailing vessels were sold off in order to develop as a steamship company.
New capital: 45 million yen
1968
豊福神丸集合写真
"TOYO FUKUJIN MARU" was constructed at Kurushima
Dockyard.
(G/T 5,094.97 tons, D/W 8,337.00 tons,
5,000 HP Certified Ocean going Ship)
1971 A company dormitory was completed in
Nakahiyoshicho, Imabari.
1996
J Court F Court 8400TEU Container VLOC New Office (outside) New Office (inside) Japan Flag Vessel
Document of Compliance of the International Safety
Management Code was acquired.
2001 Toshiyuki Seno assumed the post of President.
Fusanosuke Seno assumed the post of Chairman.
2004 The new office building was constructed in
KitaHiyoshi-cho, Imabari.
2006 ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental
Management Systems was acquired in April 2006.
2007 Container ship (99.214 PWT, 8,400 TEU)
was delivered.
2010 VLOC (250,877DWT) was delivered.
2016 New office built next to the former Head Office.
NB Japan Flag in-service.
Certifications acquired
A Document of Compliance of the International Safety Management Code: October 1996 (Class NK)
ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management Systems: April 2006
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