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8 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

The Tokyo-based Penta-Ocean Construction Co. has taken delivery of Japan’s first offshore wind turbine installation vessel, which is now ready for first work. Penta-Ocean Construction, who ordered the CP-8001 vessel from Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in 2016, held the completion ceremony last week. According to the vessel designer GustoMSC, the delivery marks an important milestone […]

19 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Huisman Equipment has signed a contract with Japan Marine United Shipyard (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000mt SWL Pedestal Mounted Crane for an offshore wind turbine installation in Japan.

13 March 2017

By Kjeld Duits The remarkable success of offshore wind development in the Netherlands has caught the attention of the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA). The Japanese organization believes the small European country is a much better model for Japan than the far larger markets of Germany and the UK. “Japan has learned a lot from […]

6 March 2017 Technology, Vessels

Bosch Rexroth has received an order from GustoMSC to engineer, manufacture and commission a drive and control system for GustoMSC’s continuous jacking system (CJS) model to be installed on a Japanese wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).

25 October 2016 Vessels

Lifting, drilling and subsea solutions provider Huisman has secured a contract  for the delivery of one 800mt pedestal mounted crane (PMC) to be installed on a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) being built by Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) for Penta-Ocean Construction. The crane will be built at Huisman China, with the delivery planned for April 2018. […]

27 July 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels

Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have signed a contract for the construction of one multi-purpose self-elevating platform vessel suitable for marine civil engineering works or offshore wind turbine installation in harsher weather and marine conditions. The basic design of the jack-up vessel, the first of its kind to be built in Japan, […]

12 May 2016

Fukushima Forward’s advanced spar floating foundation, the base of the Fukushima Hamakaze structure, has tilted while being towed across Osaka Bay to Sumoto on Awaji Island, with part of an upper section now submerged, according to Japanese media. The foundation has been on its way to the port of Sumoto, where Hitachi’s 5MW downwind turbine will be mounted on it, before […]

11 November 2013 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Fukushima’s experimental offshore floating wind farm project started operating today. The installation of 2MW downwind-type floating wind turbine, 66kV floating power substation, extra-high voltage subsea cable and a dynamic cable at the testing area (1st phase) have been successfully completed. Subsequently, the experimental study of 2MW floating wind turbine and 66kV floating power substation commenced today. […]

11 October 2013

A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research have been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry […]

28 June 2013

A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu and Mizuho Information & Research have been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of […]

21 June 2012 Authorities, Technology

The Government of Japan hopes that the Forward project’s outcome will be commercialising one or more offshore wind floating platforms’ designs, writes the Windpower Monthly. Namely, four offshore wind floating platforms will be installed off the Fukushima’s coast in 2013 and 2014. The first stage, which involves installation of a floating substation and a 2MW […]

6 March 2012

 A consortium made up of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo, Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, IHI Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu and Mizuho Information & Research are participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. This experimental […]

21 December 2011

Reportlinker announced that the new market research report is available. The skyrocketing oil price during 2007-2008 sparked globally investment fever in marine engineering industry. However, from 2009 onwards, seeing globally economic recession and sluggish demand, many small and medium-sized marine engineering enterprises have taken a heavy toll on revenue in the wake of the nosedive […]

2 November 2016 Business & Finance

With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide (IBG) 2017, the Business Focus articles will update you on the companies listed in our IBG that appeared in the news over the past few weeks.  Bladt Industries The final six transition pieces for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm were delivered to Offshore Windforce M […]

31 July 2016 Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Van Oord to Buy Bilfinger’s Offshore Wind Unit Van Oord has reached an agreement on the acquisition of the offshore wind activities of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems GmbH, a German company active in the engineering, construction and installation of foundations for offshore wind farms. France Approves Two Pilot Floaters The French Environment and Energy […]

4 July 2016 Wind Farm Update

[Updated article] The 5MW wind turbine mounted on a floating platform, dubbed Fukushima Hamakaze, was installed at the site off Fukushima Prefecture on 20 July. The turbine left Sumoto port on Awaji Island on 2 July, according to a marine notice issued by the Fukushima Forward consortium. It arrived in the testing area on 10 July and was then […]

31 May 2016 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Fukushima Hamakaze construction, built for the 14MW Fukushima Forward floating wind farm demonstration project, was completed after a 5MW Hitachi downwind turbine was mounted on an advanced spar floater in the port of Sumoto, Japan. The construction is expected to be towed to the demo site off Fukushima in July. The 51-metre wide floater started its journey from […]

6 May 2016 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

An advanced spar floater built for the 14 MW Fukushima Forward floating wind farm demonstration project started its journey to the port of Sumoto, Awaji Island, on 2 May, where it will be connected to a 5 MW downwind turbine manufactured by Hitachi Ltd, and transported off Fukushima Prefecture for installation.  Following the mounting of the wind turbine to the 51-metre wide […]

3 August 2015

Formosa 1 In June Siemens signed a Turbine Supply Agreement with Formosa Wind Power Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Swancor Enterprise and the developer of what could be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, the 128MW Formosa 1 offshore wind demonstration project. Formosa 1 is located 3 to 6km off Miaoli county, in north-west Taiwan, in water […]

22 July 2015 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Fukushima Offshore Wind Consortium plans to tow the 7 MW wind turbine from Onahama Port to its offshore site on July 31-August 1 and moor it in the following 20 days.  Then, from August 20 to September 30, the developer plans to carry out the laying and burying of riser cable at the Fukushima Experimental Offshore […]

22 June 2015 Technology, Wind Farm Update

Assembly works of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port has been completed and delivery of the floater to testing area is going to start shortly as part of the second phase of the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project. Installation of chains, anchors and undersea cables […]

6 January 2015 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Subsea connector specialist, First Subsea, has supplied cable connectors for the second phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration, offshore Japan. Two First Subsea connectors have been used to connect 22kV cables to the facility’s floating 66kV power substation, in preparation for the arrival of a 7MW wind turbine in Phase 3, and […]

30 October 2014 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The second phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project has commenced. Preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, are almost completed as the floater left Nagasaki today .  The second phase includes the assembly and setting of two 7MW oil pressure drive-type floating wind […]

11 June 2014 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The consortium behind the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project has completed  the construction of a three-column semi-submersible floater as part of the second phase of the project. The floater has been moored at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. One 7MW floating wind turbine and subsea cables have also been […]

7 July 2013

China: Ming Yang Completes 6.5MW Wind Turbine Prototype China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”) , a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, announced that its first 6.5MW prototype super compact drive (“SCD”) wind turbine generator (“WTG”) has been successfully completed in June 2013, and installation and testing are expected […]

30 June 2013

Germany: Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Half Done Half of the total 30 wind turbines at the Riffgat offshore wind farm have already been set up. The Netherlands: Deltares Tests Cheaper Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations In recent months, Deltares has tested a new foundation structure for offshore wind turbines in the Atlantic Basin in Delft and […]