Transportation & Industrial Machinery, Financial Business GroupAerospace & Ship Division
- Aerospace & Ship Division
- Finance & Leasing Business Division
- Construction, Industrial Machinery & Mobility Division
Major Products and Areas
- Aircraft & Engine Parts Trading Business, Fund Establishment, Development Investment
- Sales representatives for commercial aircraft and defense equipment, and space-related projects
- Business Jet Sales Agency & Business, Airport Related Businesses
- Sale and purchase, chartering, and ownership of merchant ships
- Ownership and chartering of LNG carriers, and investments in offshore businesses
With a background of steady demand increase, Marubeni is putting more effort into the commercial aircraft sector
Against a backdrop of increasing demand for air travel, the division has produced steady growth through its aircraft and engine parts trading business and equipment assistance agency, fund establishment business, engine development investment, and airport ground handling business. In the business jet portfolio, Marubeni is providing the solutions to expand the market of the business jet portfolio in Japan with long experience as the exclusive representative for Gulfstream Aircraft and the dealership for HondaJet newly entitled in 2018, while establishing a joint venture with Japan Airlines for the charter and ground handling services.
Proactive enterance into defense, security and space sectors
Marubeni has gained ground through distribution agent operations for aircraft, helicopters, engines, composite materials, and high-resolution cameras for satellites. Marubeni is also making new entries in the security sector, such as support for the Philippines to introduce multipurpose vessels. In other areas, Marubeni is currently making moves for a full-scale entry into the space business.
Utilizing the specialized organizational functions of a general trading company in the ship business
Marubeni makes the most of its specialized organizational abilities, which only a general trading company can provide, in its ship business, including sale and purchase, chartering, ownership of merchant ships, and marine equipment, by organically integrating demands from business clients across the world, such as operators, ship owners, builders, and financial institutions.
LNG carriers and offshore business with global growth potential
As demand for LNG rises on a global level, we will continue to strengthen our fleet, improve the quality of assets and expand LNG transportation business. Furthermore, we are exploring opportunities for collaboration with other groups in the offshore business sector.