BWSC became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Japanese company Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd. through its Danish subsidiary MESCO Denmark A/S in 1990.
Mitsui E&S is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and the Group’s activities include the manufacture of industrial plants, ships, diesel engines as well as gas and steam turbines.
Since 1926, Mitsui E&S has been one of the largest senior licensees and principal producers of MAN B&W 2-stroke engines for the marine market.
By acquiring BWSC, Mitsui E&S created a channel to sell their engines to stationary power plants in addition to the marine market.
Mitsui E&S and BWSC have cooperated on several large 2-stroke power plant projects, in the following locations:
- Macau (1985, 1989, 1993)
- Bahamas (1990, 2005)
- Mauritius (1995)
- Malaysia (1998)
- Guam (1997)
- Crete (2002)
- Cyprus (2007)
Mitsui E&S and BWSC have also cooperated on the construction of three floating power barges – two for the island of Mindanao in 1992, and one for Sri Lanka in 1999.
On the renewable energy front, Mitsui E&S and BWSC have jointly built two biogas plants in Japan. We are currently cooperating on a biomass power plant. Mitsui E&S as contractor and co-investor, BWSC as advisor and O&M contractor.
For the 2019 ﬁnancial year, the Mitsui E&S Group’s turnover was greater than EURm 6.5 and staff figures numbered approximately 13,400.