Our business unit covers various fields such as transportation systems, construction equipment, ships, aircraft and leasing business.
In the transportation systems business, we have a long history of supporting progress in many countries by carrying out a broad range of railway-related business. This includes railway system turnkey projects; supplying various types of equipment including rolling stock; and providing maintenance services.
We also deal in construction, mining, agricultural and material handling equipment from various reputable global brands. In these fields of business, we aim to meet various needs from customers through our mid-downstream operations based in the marketplace.
In the ship business, our activities include sales of new-building ships built by reputable shipyards in Japan, as well as brokering sales and purchase of second-hand ships and time chartering of various kind of ships. From Singapore, our operations are focused on Asia and Oceania by utilising Singapore’s superior position as a hub for the entire shipping and maritime industries.
In the leasing business, we have a subsidiary leasing company, Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), which is a strategic joint venture with Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group. SMFL is one of the largest leasing companies in Japan, holding operating assets of 4.2 trillion yen (equivalent to USD 38 billion). Collaborating with SMFL, we are providing various kinds of financial solutions ranging from manufacturing equipment financing to aircraft leasing in Asia and other countries.
Leveraging our extensive track record as a contractor, organiser and finance arranger, we help to develop environmentally friendly railway transportation infrastructure, which contributes to the easing of traffic congestion.
We offer diversified services related to the rehabilitation, upgrading and maintenance of railway systems, adding value to the railway industry.
We run distributor operations for industrial, construction and agricultural equipment in Indonesia, and for agricultural equipment in India.
Through our established and strong relationship with leading shipbuilders in Japan and others, we create new-building contracts to provide high quality ships supported by advanced technologies. Leveraging our global network, we are also able to introduce a variety of second-hand ships to clients. For charter of ship, we may provide tonnages from ship-owners whom we enjoy a close relationship with, as well as a variety of plans to support seaborne transportation and maritime projects.