Search results for: Ishikari Bay New Port

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  • 26 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    On 23 April, JERA and Green Power Investment Corporation held an inauguration ceremony for the Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind farm in Hokkaido, Japan, which they own through a special-purpose corporation, Green Power Ishikari GK. The 112 MW Ishikari Bay New Port, the largest commercial offshore wind farm in Japan, began commercial operations at […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    On 1 January 2024, the 112 MW Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind farm in Japan began commercial operations, which is owned by JERA and Green power Investment Corporation, through a special-purpose corporation, Green Power Ishikari GK. The construction of the Ishikari Bay New Port Offshore Wind Farm began in October 2022 after the project’s […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line has placed an order with Kosaba Shipbuilding Corporation for a crew transfer vessel (CTV), the first vessel of this kind NYK has ordered from a shipyard in its home country. The hull of the new 28-metre-long, 12-pax crew transfer vessel will be built based on a […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development

    Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed an agreement to form a capital alliance by acquiring most of the outstanding shares of its compatriot Hokutaku. According to MOL, Hokutaku is the largest third-party wind turbine maintenance company in Japan covering about 80 per cent of the approximately 2,600 wind turbines in the country. “While […]

  • 21 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Japanese MODEC and Toyo Construction have jointly obtained approval in principle (AiP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for a floating structure and whether system and tether pile foundation for tension leg platform (TLP) type floating offshore wind turbine. In 2020, MODEC obtained AiP for the floating offshore wind turbines from DNV. This time, both […]

  • 1 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC), in cooperation with Shimizu, has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation of monopile foundations for the 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind farm, with the work under the contract set to start in February 2024. For the foundation installation, the two companies will mobilise Shimizu’s vessel Blue Wind, which […]

  • 15 June 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) has concluded a time charter contract with Shimizu Corporation for two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind project in Japan. This marks the MOL Group’s entry into the CTV business. MOL Group company MOL Coastal Shipping will operate the CTVs, which will support the […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI) and Hokkaido Electric Power Company (HEPCO) have signed an agreement to collaborate on an offshore wind project in Ishikari Bay. GPI is currently developing a 112MW wind farm at Ishikari Bay New Port. The wind farm is located 1.5-3 kilometres off the Ishikari Port on the Sea of Japan side […]

  • 16 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has concluded a time charter contract with Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) for the Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind project in Japan. The CTV will be owned by NYK and managed by Hokkaido-based Hokuyo Kaiun, an NYK Group company. The vessel will be […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Deutsche Windtechnik and Nippon Steel Engineering (NSE) have signed an agreement to jointly offer offshore wind farm operation and maintenance (O&M) services in Japan. With this agreement, NSE and Deutsche Windtechnik will jointly be able to provide competitive and comprehensive O&M services for offshore offshore wind farms in Japan by integrating Deutsche Windtechnik’s O&M technology […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) will subsidize portions of project costs related to the development of two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 270MW. The first project NEDO will back is a 170MW offshore wind farm near the Port of Noshiro, Akita Prefecture, developed by Marubeni Corporation and Obayashi Corporation. The […]

  • 19 August 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Japanese companies Jera, Modec, Toyo Construction, and Farukawa Electric Industry have launched a subsea ground survey in Ishikari Bay, Hokkaido, Japan, as part of a project to develop cost-reducing technology for tension leg platform (TLP) floating offshore wind turbines. The survey was launched in preparation for verification testing of power generation using the TLP floating […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese utility JERA has submitted a Primary Environmental Impact Consideration Document for a new offshore wind project to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). The project site is located in the waters off the city of Tsugaru and the town of Ajigasawa in Aomori Prefecture, Japan, where JERA plans to install up to […]

  • 17 October 2022

    Japan’s Shimizu Corporation has launched and named the 142-metre Self-Elevating Platform (SEP) vessel, Blue Wind, at Japan Marine United Corporation’s JMU Amtech in Aioi City. The jack-up has a total width of 50 metres, a total length of 142 metres, a total tonnage of 28,000t, a maximum lifting capacity of 2,500t for a crane, and […]