Machinery, Infrastructure & Financial Business GroupPlant Division

Major Products and Areas

  • EPC*1 for industrial plants (oil/gas/chemical, steel, cement, paper pulp, sugar, textiles, waste power generation etc.)
  • Investments in oil and gas infrastructure projects
  • EPC and operation and maintenance for railway systems
  • Investments in transportation infrastructure projects (railway, road, port, airport, etc.)
  • Investments in the water business (water supply, wastewater treatment, desalination, etc.)
  • EPC and operation and maintenance for water related facilities
  • Circular economy businesses such as waste to energy power generation, fuel conversion etc.
  • Management of Infrastructure Funds
  • EPC: Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Our Strengths

A top-class track record among general trading companies in EPC projects & trade in the 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, Marubeni also provides a comprehensive function to its customers by combining its expertise in areas such as high-quality EPC & trading financing, and raw material supply and product offtake arrangements. Furthermore, in the Thai Purple Line metropolitan railway project, Marubeni undertakes maintenance services in addition to the EPC of the railway system. Marubeni will continue to provide various plant/transportation system EPCs together with operation and maintenance services 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)
  • Textile plant rehabilitation project Phase 1,2 & 3 (Angola)
    Textile plant rehabilitation project Phase 1,2 & 3 (Angola)

Promoting a circular economy through waste material recycling

Viewing waste material as a resource, we will contribute to the actualization of a sustainable society by promoting a circular economy. As such, we are currently expanding our business domain into new areas such as the conversion of waste materials into energy fuel and chemical products.

  • A waste to energy power plant (Thailand)
    A waste to energy power plant (Thailand)
  • The creation process of bio-jet fuel from waste materials
    The creation process of bio-jet fuel from waste materials
  • A cogeneration project for a factory owned by Solvay Group (France & Italy)
    A cogeneration project for a factory owned by Solvay Group (France & Italy)

Investments in transportation infrastructure-related projects

Through collaboration with strategic partners worldwide, Marubeni is expanding and improving its infrastructure projects portfolio in a wide range of fields and regions. Examples include railway PPP*2 projects, ports, and industrial estates, in the Americas, Asia, and Australia.

2 PPP: Public-Private Partnership

  • Gold Coast Light Rail (tram) PPP project (Australia)
    Gold Coast Light Rail (tram) PPP project (Australia)
  • Development and operation of Thilawa Special Economic Zone Industrial Estate (Myanmar)
    Development and operation of Thilawa Special Economic Zone Industrial Estate (Myanmar)
  • Laem Chabang Port Container Terminal(Thailand)
    Laem Chabang Port Container Terminal(Thailand)

Investments in oil & gas infrastructure-related projects

Through collaboration with strategic partners all around the globe, Marubeni is making wide-ranged investments in oil & gas infrastructure, including marine energy projects such as FPSO*3 and offshore platforms, pipelines and local gas distribution in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and Africa.

3 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.)

Top-level Japanese player in the water business

Marubeni conducts various water businesses in Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Middle East, such as water supply and wastewater projects, water treatment facility BOT*4, EPC projects, and operation and maintenance. Marubeni is a top-class Japanese player in the water business due to its abundant experience and in terms of the size of the population served by its held assets. Moving forward, Marubeni aims to further contribute to the improvement of water and wastewater infrastructure worldwide through business expansion.

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