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quality VLCCs,

High-quality Shipbuilder

The world's first double-hull VLCC is now under construction by Hitachi Zosen.

This revolutionary new vessel is completely double hulled, and will have a deadweight of 290,000 tons.

The high-quality double-hull tankers from Hitachi Zosen are exceptionally easy to operate and maintain thanks to careful design and highly automated and integrated construction.

Hitachi Zosen has an abundance of technology and experience in the construction of VLCCs.

Hitachi Zosen's Ariake Works is one of the most modernized and automated in the world.

The works features a FCuB single-side welder that is 2.5 times faster than conventional automated welders,

NC cutting machines, proprietary 20-electrode line welders and portable NC welding robots (HIROBO).

For double-hull VLCCs with efficient and user-friendly automated operation, advanced design and the highest quality, contact Hitachi Zosen, and judge for yourself. We huM industries

Hitachi Zosen


HITACHI ZOSEN EUROPE LTD.: London: Winchester House, 77 London Wall, London EC2N 1BX, England Phone: 071-628-3891/8 Telex: 887873, 884009

HITACHI ZOSEN U.S.A. LTD.: New York: 150 East 52nd Street, 20th floor, New York, NY 10022, U.S.A. Phone: 212-355-5650 Telex: 232036

HITACHI ZOSEN COMPANY (HK) LTD.: Room 1009, Tak Shing House, 20 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong Phone: 5-220597, 5-246237 Telex: 73648

HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION: Tokyo: 1-1-1 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100, Japan Phone: 03-3213-6611 Telex: J24490

OVERSEAS OFFICES & SUBSIDIARIES: DQsseldorf: Graf Adolf Strasse 24, D-4000 Diisseldorf 1, Germany Phone: 0211-133011/4 Telex: 8587231 Beijing: Room No. 1201, Beijing Fortune Building, 5, Oong San Huan Bei Lu, Chao Yang Qu, Beijing 100004,

The People's Republic of China Phone: 01-501-4315/6 Telex: 210510 Jakarta: Wisma Antara, 14th floor, Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan 17, Jakarta, Indonesia Phone: 021-3845943,3845948 Telex: 44496 Hitachi Zosen Singapore (Pte.) Ltd.: No. 15, Benoi

Road, Singapore 2262, Singapore Phone: 861-6622 Telex: RS21213, RS21906 Hitachi Zosen Engineering Singapore (Pte.) Ltd.: UOB Building, 325 Boon Lay Place, Jurong, Singapore 2264, Singapore Phone: 264-1344 Telex: RS21999 Hitachi Zosen

Clearing Inc.: 6499 West 65th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60638, U.S.A. Phone: 312-767-8700 Telex: 254781

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