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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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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).
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]