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  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The start of operations is scheduled for 2019.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its partners, Tohoku Electric Power and Namura Shipbuilding, have received an Approval in Principle (AIP) from Lloyd’s Register for the design of an LNG-powered coal carrier. The vessel design ensures sufficient cargo capacity without making the hull larger by installing the LNG fuel tank at the stern. In addition, the study […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

      To make improvements in energy and economic efficiency, NYK has installed E·COOL, a next-generation energy-saving fluorescent lighting system produced by Optrom, Inc., on six NYK-operated car carriers. Since April 2012, approximately 13,000 fluorescent lights have been replaced by E·COOL. E·COOL uses a cold cathode fluorescent lamp (CCFL) that has been used for years in […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a report that Japan’s use of thermal generation—the combined amount of electricity generated from natural gas, oil, and coal-fired plants—was up 40% for January-April 2012, compared to the same period in 2011 due to the Tohoku earthquake and related tsunami that led to the accident at Tokyo […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    US independent Anadarko is looking to hire around 16 LNG tankers on long-term charters for the transportation of gas from a proposed project in Mozambique.

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Woodlands-based Anadarko said Tuesday it made “meaningful progress” with its giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Mozambique. The US company said in its fourth-quarter report it completed the legal and contractual framework and began the resettlement process to prepare the onshore location for the future LNG park. Anadarko said previously it was in talks to secure […]

  • 31 October 2018

    Woodlands-based Anadarko said it is pushing forward the Mozambique LNG project while keeping it on track for a final investment decision in the first half of 2019. 

  • 9 May 2019

    U.S. independent oil and gas producer Anadarko is expected to reach the final investment decision on its Mozambique LNG project on June 18, following a meeting with the president of the country Filipe Nyusi. 

  • 8 September 2016
    Technology

    Hitachi has developed a 5MW offshore wind turbine generator system, the HTW5.2-136, with a downwind configuration. Hitachi has increased the rated power of the new HTW5.2-136 5MW-class wind turbine system to 5.2MW by optimizing its setup and control programs. It has also made it possible to increase output in light-wind regions that have an annual […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for construction of a wide-area seabed research vessel from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), and an agreement has been signed. The vessel on order will efficiently advance wide-area research into seafloor resources, its comprehensive research capabilities to include elucidation of mineral and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2011

      Deep-Sea Drilling Vessel Chikyu, operated by Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, will enter dry dock on April 20 for inspection and repairs for damage caused by the “2011 Off the Pacific Coast Tohoku Earthquake. The work will take place in Yokohama Dockyard and Machinery Works, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The schedule for future […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    Japanese Government has announced that it will start a transmission grid project in April, which will boost the country’s current wind energy capacity by approximately 600%, Oilprice.com news site informs. The project will be carried out over 10 years, throughout which the necessary funds will be provided to build transmission grids. The companies that will […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for construction of a wide-area seabed research vessel from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), and an agreement has been signed. The vessel on order will efficiently advance wide-area research into seafloor resources, its comprehensive research capabilities to include elucidation of mineral and […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Anadarko, as operator of Mozambique’s offshore Area 1, is waiting for approval from the Government of Mozambique for the offshore contractor of the project.

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S.-based oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum has entered into another sales agreement for the gas from its operated Mozambique LNG project.  Anadarko said on Tuesday that Mozambique LNG1 Company Pte. Ltd., a jointly owned sales entity of the Mozambique Area 1 co-venturers, had signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Indonesian state-owned Pertamina. The […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), as part of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), deployed the Deep-Sea Scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu for 54 days from April 1 to May 24 to conduct the Expedition 343 for Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project. After this expedition, repair of the D/V Chikyu’s azimuth […]