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  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) took delivery of a new coal carrier, Noshiro Maru, from its compatriot shipbuilder Oshima Shipbuilding on September 30, 2016.  The delivery and naming ceremony was held at the shipyard in Saikai, Nagasaki, on the same day. The 90,150 dwt Noshiro Maru features a length of 235 meters and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of eight Japanese companies will jointly bid to develop an offshore wind power project in Akita Prefecture for which a public tender is scheduled. Sumitomo Corporation, INPEX Corporation, Japan Petroleum Exploration, JR-EAST Energy Development, Kato Construction, Narita Construction, TEPCO Renewable Power, and Venti Japan will jointly take on the project near the cities […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Vessels

    Two wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) are currently being built for the Akita Noshiro project, the first large-scale offshore wind farm in Japan established on a commercial basis. The two 27m WFSVs, designed by BMT, are being constructed by Cheoy Lee Shipyards at its Hin Lee (Zhuhai) Shipyard facility. The first vessel is set to be launched in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bech-Bruun has advised Marubeni Corporation and its partners on the legal and commercial matters in relation to the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan.

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch foundation manufacturer Sif has started the production of monopile foundations for the Akita-Noshiro and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms in Japan and France, respectively. According to the company’s latest trading update, the production started during the first quarter of 2020, when Sif also delivered monopiles and transition pieces to the Triton Knoll and Borssele 1, […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    On August 3, Mr. Wang Yuhang, President of COSCO Shipyard Group, went to Japan to visit the headquarters of MODEC, a world leading supplier of offshore oil and gas production equipment. He was accompanied by Mr. Zhang Jiqing, G. M. of COSCO Japan, and Mr. Gong Libing, Party Secretary of COSCO Dalian Shipyard, and warmly […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2011

    In August, Mr. Wang Yuhang, President of COSCO Shipyard Group, went to Japan to visit the headquarters of MODEC, a world leading supplier of offshore oil and gas production equipment. He was accompanied by Mr. Zhang Jiqing, G. M. of COSCO Japan, and Mr. Gong Libing, Party Secretary of COSCO Dalian Shipyard, and warmly received […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Technology

    Vissim AS has secured a contract to provide the marine communication and management system for the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan. Vissim will deliver the licensing, radar, AIS, radio communication systems, as well as integrated marine management software. “Vissim has experience of delivering systems across the world, and we are excited to build […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]