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  • 20 November 2019
    Vessels

    Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between 10MW and 12MW. The Self Elevating Platform (SEP) ship holding company will be established as a subsidiary of Penta-Ocean Construction and will be operated jointly by […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Singapore-headquartered PaxOcean Group has signed a contract to build a self-elevating platform (SEP) for Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction. Scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2022, the SEP is of a GustoMSC design, equipped with four tubular legs and four azimuth thrusters. The vessel will be fitted with a Huisman 1,600-tonne leg encircling crane, a […]

  • 2 October 2019
    R&D, Vessels

    Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction is preparing to remove a bottom-fixed foundation type wind turbine and an observation tower off the coast of Kitakyushu. The decommissioning is scheduled to take place in October. Back in 2011, Penta Ocean constructed the 2MW wind turbine and the wind observation tower as part of a joint research project of National Research and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Vessels

    Huisman has signed a contract with PaxOcean Engineering for the delivery of a 1,600mt leg encircling crane for Penta-Ocean Construction‘s new self-elevating platform (SEP). The crane, to be built at Huisman’s wholly-owned production facility in Xiamen, China, is expected to enable the SEP for installing 12MW turbines. PaxOcean will build the SEP in Batam, Indonesia, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding comprehensive cooperation for the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. In light of recent regulations which promote offshore wind power generation in the general sea areas, as well as in port and harbour areas, the development of offshore […]

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2019

    By Remco van der List, Design Manager GustoMSC Digitalization is an establishing technological driver of change in the offshore industry. The potential is huge in terms of increasing safety and operational efficiency, whilst at the same time reducing operational costs. This article addresses some of the recent pioneering technologies that benefit from this transformation. Analysis software GustoMSC […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Vessels

    Njord Offshore has taken delivery of two 26-metre, 24 passenger crew transfer vessels (CTVs), one of which will be available for demonstration sea trials at Seawork International trade show in Southampton from 14 to 16 June. The UK company now has 15 CTVs of 21m and 26m in its fleet, with six of its 26m CTVs […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    After initially being designed to accommodate a different propulsion system, Njord Offshore’s four new wind farm crew vessels are all fitted with Volvo Penta IPS900 and will be in the water by early 2015.  As agents for their shipowners, Njord Offshore – the commercial and technical managers of a fleet of 21m and 26m transfer […]

  • 19 September 2013
    R&D

    40South Energy undertook several tests last week to prepare for the deployment of its wave energy technology at Punta Righini, Italy. The company recently announced that it had performed trials at the harbor in Navicelli, Pisa. The first activities tested were practicing the connection procedures in sheltered waters, so they can later be carried out […]

  • 25 March 2015

    Mechanical power transmissions experts, Centa Transmissions, has launched a new flexible coupling specifically designed for testing within systems before they are installed or constructed. ‘CENTAWAVE’ is a torsionally stiff and homokinetic link coupling that facilitates for angular misalignments of up to 12 degrees and torques from three to 20,000 kNm. “CENTAWAVE will primarily be used to […]

  • 25 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    40SouthEnergy has begun to work on the deployment of the R115 wave energy device at Punta Righini, Italy. On September 23, the company positioned two guiding buoys for the Meloria pontoon, which traveled the next day from Livorno to Punta Righini, where it was positioned. After the company carried out all the activities envisaged for […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Vessels

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has launched its new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Manor Initiative, former MPI Cervantes. The vessel underwent refit works at MRE’s Portland base carried out by Manor Marine UK Ltd. Walker Marine Design designed the new section on Manor Initiative. The vessel was extended from 17m to 21m and has been modernized […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Technology

    The R115 machine at 40SouthEnergy’s Punta Righini test site converted wave energy into electricity for the first time on December 13. The company announced this on its social media pages, and said that it will release further details soon. Punta Righini Wave Energy Park is located approximately 1.5Nm offshore Castiglioncello, Tuscany. It will comprise up […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the University of Maine, along with partners Maine Maritime Academy, Sandia National Laboratories, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, received a $983,997 grant from the National Science Foundation to design, develop, and construct a unique, multidirectional Wind-Wave generating system called W2. Once completed, W2 will be […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Vessels

    Cheshire-based marine engine supplier James Troop & Co has completed a full engine and Inboard Propulsion System (IPS) service on Njord Freyr, the first UK work of its kind on a wind farm support vessel, according to Bob Troop, the company’s Chairman and Managing Director. The contract for wind farm crew transfer company Njord Offshore involved taking […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Beatrice offshore wind farm has produced 587.9MW of capacity, which represents the highest output from renewable sources in Scotland to date. According to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the 588MW project reached the double milestone this week. To remind, the last of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice wind farm was commissioned in the […]