Search results for: Ishikari offshore wind farm

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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CAPE Holland has announced that 56 jacket foundation pin piles were installed at the Ishikari offshore wind farm in Japan. From May to August 2022, the CAPE VLT-320 was used for the installation of 56 pin piles with lengths of 60 metres and a diameter of 2.5 metres for the Japanese offshore wind project. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance

    Austrian crane specialist Palfinger Marine has revealed that 14 of its PF 200 fixed boom cranes are set to be installed at the Ishikari offshore wind farm in Hokkaido, Japan. Each crane features a lifting capacity of 1,000 kilograms and has an outreach of seven metres – the maximum outreach among PALFINGER PF cranes. The company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the firm order for the 112 MW Ishikari offshore wind power project from Green Power Investment, marking the turbine manufacturer’s first firm offshore order in Japan. The order includes 14 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 8 MW and featuring a 167-metre rotor. Additionally, the […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based Survey Association and its partner in Japan, Specialists Center of Port and Airport Engineering (SCOPE), have been awarded the Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) contract for the construction of the 112 MW Ishikari offshore wind project in Japan. According to Henrik Uth, CEO of Survey Associations, the companies will work together to assist the project on […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese utility JERA has submitted the Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement for an offshore wind project off Ishikari Bay in Japan. The planned offshore wind farm will be located at least 2.5km offshore from Ishikari and Otaru and is expected to include up to 65 turbines with a maximum generation capacity of 520 MW. JERA […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2012

    As the Mainichi reported citing officials of Green Power Investment Corp., an enterprise mostly owned by mobile phone carrier Softbank, the company is planning to build a wind farm offshore Hokkaido coast. Japan’s largest and northernmost prefecture has been chosen by the company due to the strong wind potential at the port, which straddles Ishikari […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 March 2023

    The Japan Marine United (JMU) shipyard delivered the GustoMSC designed and equipped offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) to Shimizu Corporation at the end of January. Shimizu unveiled plans to build a wind farm installation vessel back in 2019. The vessel, which is of GustoMSC SC-14000XL design, is 142 metres long, 50 metres, wide, and […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Toho Gas, and Hokuriku Electric Power Company have agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Formosa I International Investment from Macquarie’s Green Investment Group in order to participate in Taiwan’s offshore wind power business. This will mark the first investment made into the offshore wind power generation space […]