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  • 27 March 2020
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based Seajacks International Limited has, through its 100% subsidiary Seajacks Japan, Ltd., signed a foundation installation contract with Kajima Corporation for an offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan. This project is expected to be the first bottom-fixed large-scale offshore wind power project in Japan funded 100% on […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A Japanese consortium led by Marubeni Corporation has entered into an agreement to carry out a feasibility study for the 145MW Akita offshore wind farm project off Akita Prefecture. The public offering of the project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port was made by Akita Prefecture for the purpose of expanding the installation of renewable energy and industrial […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Marubeni Corp. has been selected to build two wind farms off the coast of Japanese Akita prefecture, Bloomberg informs.  The two planned wind farms will have a total capacity of 145 MW. A 65 MW offshore wind farm will be built near the Akita port, while the Noshiro port will overlook an 80 MW facility. This was confirmed by the […]

  • 14 January 2015

    Fire erupted aboard Cambodia-flagged ro/ro cargo ship Citeca while at anchor in Akita Port, Japan, at around 5:30 pm local time, January 13, The Asahi Shimbun reports. According to Akita Coast Guard, the fire broke out on the ship’s cargo deck, which was at the time of the accident laden with plywood. Fourteen Russian crewmen were […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Marubeni Corp. has been selected to build two wind farms off the coast of Japanese Akita prefecture, Bloomberg informs.  The two planned wind farms will have a total capacity of 145 MW. A 65 MW offshore wind farm will be built near the Akita port, while the Noshiro port will overlook an 80 MW facility. This was confirmed by the […]

  • 23 March 2016

    Japanese company Obayashi Corp. is looking into developing a 455MW offshore wind project off Akita Prefecture, and could start an environmental survey already this month to decide the final wind farm’s size, according to the national media.  Obayashi is already involved in two offshore wind projects planned to be installed off the prefecture’s coast. These include a 170MW offshore wind farm near the Port of […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Sumitomo Electric Industries has started working on its part of the project to build offshore wind farms off Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture – the first large-scale commercial offshore wind project in Japan.

  • 6 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Vestas has received an order from MHI Vestas to supply 33 Vestas V117-4.2MW typhoon variant turbines for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan. Turbine delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2021 and installation is expected to commence in 2022. Located in the northern Akita prefecture, the Akita Noshiro wind farm will be the first utility-scale offshore […]

  • 3 March 2020

    Japan’s Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW) has completed a firm turbine supplier agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project. In a sector first for a utility-scale project in Japan, MHI Vestas will provide 33 V117-4.2 MW turbines for the Akita and Noshiro fixed-bottom offshore wind farms. The wind […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Equipment, Heavy lifting

    Osbit has secured a contract to design and build a monopile upending bucket for Seajacks to use in its offshore wind turbine installation projects. The monopile upending tool will be installed on the self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan and will initially support the development of the bottom-fixed Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan. According to […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Heavy lifting

    Austrian crane specialist Palfinger has won a contract to deliver 33 fixed boom cranes for Japan’s first large-scale commercial offshore wind farm project. The 139 MW Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project comprises two wind farms extending across 730 hectares. Both will be located in the Akita Prefecture coastal zone, one at Akita port, the […]

  • 3 March 2020

    Japan’s Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW) has completed a firm turbine supplier agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project. In a sector first for a utility-scale project in Japan, MHI Vestas will provide 33 V117-4.2 MW turbines for the Akita and Noshiro fixed-bottom offshore wind farms. The wind […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    Tekmar Energy has won a cable protection contract from Sumitomo Electric Industries for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan. The wind farms, which are set to be the first utility-scale offshore wind project in Japan, will be delivered by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation, a company specifically set up by a consortium led […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) has launched a drilling survey to collect geological samples, including methane hydrate, as an effort for ascertaining the amount of shallow methane hydrate resources. The survey vessel Hakurei left Shimonoseki Port, heading to sea areas offshore the Joetsu region and offshore the Akita and Yamagata regions, which are […]

  • 11 January 2016

    Some 18 people were evacuated from a Panama-flagged cargo ship after it ran aground on Sunday, December 10 on a breakwater at the approach to the Japanese Sakata port, the Sakata Coast Guard said. The Russian ship has been identified as the City and had left the Russian port of Nakhodka and arrived in Akita prefecture, where it […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    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 […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Japan’s Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) will launch a drilling survey to collect geological samples, including methane hydrate, as an effort for ascertaining the amount of shallow methane hydrate resources.

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Alam Sinar commanded by Capt. Arturo A. Lobigas of the Philippines on her maiden voyage to the United States on Feb. 11, 2014. Lobigas and his 19-member Filipino crew were welcomed to Vancouver by representatives from Pacific Northwest Ship and Cargo, and Port of Vancouver USA. The […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Japanese renewable energy developer Renova plans to carry out a feasibility study on a 560MW nearshore wind farm off the city of Yurihonjo in Akita Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region of Japan. Renova has partnered with Eco Power, and JR East Energy Development to carry out site surveys as well as an Environmental Impact Assessment of the […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The Japanese government has designated eleven areas as potentially suitable for the development of offshore wind farms. The areas have been identified jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), and the Port Authority of Japan. Four areas lie offshore Akita prefecture: Noshiro (Mitane and […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Japan Petroleum Exploration said it has decided to start a front-end engineering design, and begin discussions with related government agencies to construct an LNG receiving terminal in Shinchi Town, Fukushima Prefecture (Soma Port) along with a connecting pipeline. The vaporized gas received at the terminal is to be carried to the company’s Niigata-Sendai pipeline, through […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Japanese consortium developing the Akita Yurihonjo offshore wind farm has selected Kajima Corporation as the project’s contractor in charge of construction. The consortium, led by Renova, is developing the Akita Yurihonjo project through the special purpose company – Akita Yurihonjo Offshore Wind GK (AYOW). Members of the consortium also include Cosmo Eco Power, JR-EAST Energy […]