Power Business & Infrastructure GroupInfrastructure Project Division

Major Products and Areas

  • Transportation infrastructure including railways, roads, ports, and airports
  • Water business including water supply, wastewater treatment and desalination
  • Energy infrastructure including gas distribution & retail, oil & gas production, processing, storage and transportation
  • Decarbonization & circular economy including waste-to-energy power plants, fuel conversion and CO2 capture
  • EPC*1, operation & maintenance for railway systems, water, industrial plants and waste-to-energy power plants
  • Management of an infrastructure fund

EPC: Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Our Strengths

Investments in transportation infrastructure projects

Marubeni has been globally expanding its footprint in PPP transportation such as railway and road projects since participating as one of the largest shareholders in Australia’s Gold Coast Light Rail PPP*2 project. Through strategic collaboration with international partners, we are developing and improving our transportation infrastructure portfolio in a wide range of fields including railways, roads, ports and airports in Australia, the Americas, Europe, and Asia. We will continue to accumulate quality assets and enhance the value of our existing businesses.

2 PPP: Public-Private Partnership

  • Gold Coast Light Rail (tram) PPP project (Australia)
    Gold Coast Light Rail (tram) PPP project (Australia)
  • Laem Chabang Port Container Terminal(Thailand)
    Laem Chabang Port Container Terminal(Thailand)

Top-level Japanese player in the water business

Marubeni has a diversified business portfolio in the water business sector spanning from water supply & wastewater treatment, to BOT*3, EPC, and the operation & maintenance of water treatment plants in Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Marubeni is a top-level Japanese player in the water business both in terms of track record and the population served by its held assets. In anticipation of the growing demand for water infrastructure and diversification of water issues due to the increase in the world’s population and ongoing urbanization, we will continue to strengthen our competitiveness and further develop our businesses with the goal of contributing to the achievement of sustainable society.

3 BOT: Build, Operate, and Transfer; projects in which plants are built and operated temporarily before the assets are turned over to government agencies.

  • Water and wastewater services by Maynilad Water Services (Philippines)
    Water supply and sewerage services by Maynilad Water Services (Philippines)
  • Water and wastewater services by Aguas Nuevas (Chile)
    Water supply and sewerage services by Aguas Nuevas (Chile)
  • Water and wastewater services by AGS (Portugal)
    Water supply and sewerage services by AGS (Portugal)

Investments in energy infrastructure projects

Through collaboration with strategic partners all over the world, Marubeni is expanding its investments in a wide range of energy infrastructure assets, including gas distribution and retail, and marine energy projects such as FPSO*4 and offshore platforms in the Americas, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. Marubeni will continue to strive for optimization of regional energy supply, aiming to evolve into a comprehensive utility service provider centered on gas distribution business.

4 FPSO: Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading system

  • FPSO chartering project for Cernambi Norte region (Brazil)
    FPSO chartering project for Cernambi Norte region (Brazil)
    * Photo provided by MODEC
  • GGND gas distribution project (Portugal)
    GGND gas distribution project (Portugal)
  • Spar type offshore oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico (U.S.A.)
    SPAR-type offshore oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico (U.S.A.)

Building circular economies through waste recycling business

Marubeni endeavors to resolve social issues related to decarbonization and building circular economies. By viewing waste as a resource, we are expanding our business domain into new areas such as waste-to-energy power plants, fuel conversion, and utilization & recycling of CO2 from the flue gas emitted by industrial plants and coal/gas fired power plants. We will continue our efforts to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society by promoting the creation of circular economies.

  • Waste-to-energy power plant (Thailand)
    Waste-to-energy power plant (Thailand)
  • Cogeneration plant for Solvay Group's plant facilities (France & Italy)
    Cogeneration plant for Solvay Group's plant facilities (France & Italy)

A top-class track record among general trading companies in EPC projects & trade in railway industry and industrial plants

Marubeni has a top-class track record in EPC projects and trade in the field of railway systems and various types of industrial plants, such as oil, gas, chemical, sugar, pulp & paper, and textile in many regions throughout the world. At the same scale, we also provide comprehensive functionality to our customers by combining our expertise in high-quality EPC & trading financing, and specialized organizational functions like raw material supply and product offtake arrangement. We will continue to promote EPC for railway systems and industrial plants and provide EPC services together with operation and maintenance as a package.

  • EPC and maintenance for Purple Line Mass Rapid Transit project (Thailand)
    EPC and maintenance for Purple Line Mass Rapid Transit project (Thailand)
  • Atyrau Oil Refinery modernization project Phase 3 (Kazakhstan)
    Atyrau Oil Refinery modernization project Phase 3 (Kazakhstan)

Initiatives in the Infrastructure Fund Business

MM Capital Partners, a subsidiary of Marubeni, is the General Partner of an equity fund set for the investments in transportation infrastructure and energy infrastructure assets particularly in OECD countries. The Company will provide long term stable investment alternatives to institutional investors such as financial entities and pension funds through its project sourcing and asset management functionality by utilizing Marubeni's market knowledge, global network that spans many industries and investment know-how that have been cultivated over decades.

  • CBG, a gas transmission and storage operator (Latvia)
    CBG, a gas transmission and storage operator (Latvia)
  • EII, a company involved in power generation, electricity transmission, gas transportation and gas processing (Australia)
    EII, a company involved in power generation, electricity transmission, gas transportation and gas processing (Australia)