MV SOYO built at Oshima Shipbuilding and equipped with IKNOW MACHINERY make Hatch
Cover has been awarded as ” SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012″ .

SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012 are subscribed for total eight(8) ships entries, such as 3 x large size
Cargo ship, 1 x small size Cargo ship, 2 x small size passenger ship, 1 x fishery and work ship,
and 1 x specific ship.

The prize of SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012 goes to only one ship as selected on examination of
originality and innovation of technique, completeness of technique and works, influence to the
society, subjectiveness and appearing factor ( referred from HP of the Japan Shipbuilding Marine

In above KIAJI PRESS EXTRA NUMBER commemorated  for above prize, edition of Iknow Machinery
make Hatch Cover is listed.


Notice of summer holidays

Please be noticed that our company will be closed during following days
due to summer holidays. We apology for your inconvenience due to above

Duration of summer holidays:

Sales Department and After Service Deapartment;
from August 13(Tuesday) to 16(Friday),  2013.
Note: August 10(Saturday), 11(Sunday) and Ausgust 17(Saturday) are normal
          company holidays.

At emergent correspondence in After Service Department;
Mr. TakaichiHIRAKAWA  Mobile: +81(0)80-6408-9152 E-Mail:
Mr. Koujiro NAKAMURA Mobile: +81(0)80-6408-9153 E-Mail:

Iknow Machinery factory will be closed for following duration due to summer holidays;
from August 11(Sunday) to 18(Sunday), 2013.

Mr. Thomas H. Blenk, Vice President-Northern Region of ABS Pacific Division came to visit IKNOW MACHINERY.

Under a clear blue sky “Satsuki Bare” on  Monday afternoon, June 10th, 2013,
Mr. Thomas H. Blenk, Vice President Northern Region of ABS Pacific Division,
Mr. Akira Akiyama, Vice President-Japan and Mr. Hitoshi Matsumoto, Country Manager-Japan took a tour of IKNOW MACHINERY factory.

Though it was only a short tour, but they looked around the Gantry crane, Hatch cover, etc. under currently being manufactured IKNOW MACHINERY products.

Onboard outfitting scenery of gantry cranes made by IKNOW MACHINERY Co.,Ltd.

Outfitting scenery on newly built ship equipped with Gantry cranes at Oshima Shipyard.
Above said Gantry crane is so-called as ” ONLY-ONE” technics bearing of specific
design and manufacturing know how among his production range and is firmly approved
by world wide shipping companies.

Good view from Nagasaki city park the container vessel equipped with hatch covers made by IKNOW MACHINERY CO., LTD.

On March 2013, completed to delivery 66 panels of pontoon type hatch cover for container vessel built at Mitsubishi/Nagasaki Shipyard. Currently you can take looking the container vessel mooring at Tategami pier of above shipyard.