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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 […]

  • 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 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers who analyzed a history of tsunamis along the Pacific coast of Japan’s Tohoku region have learned that seawalls higher than 5 meters reduce damage and death, while coastal forests also play an important role in protecting the public. The analysis was performed by researchers at Tohoku University, Maryland Institute College of Art, the University […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2015

    Anadarko: Mozambique LNG FID depends on government Woodlands-based Anadarko’s final investment decision on its Mozambique LNG project is dependent on the development plan approval by the government. Australia watchdog delays Shell-BG decision again The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has again delayed its decision on the proposed $70 billion acquisition of BG by Royal Dutch […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week over 300 coastal engineers, planners and scientists from around the world are meeting in Auckland for the Australasian Coasts & Ports 2015 (15 – 18 September) conference. The theme of the conference is Environomics – in recognition of the need to balance protecting the coastal environment with supporting economic growth. Dr Todd Bridges, the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. said today that the coal carrier Soma Maru, which will serve Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc., was delivered at Mizushima Shipyard of Sanoyas Shipbuilding Corporation on July 17, 2014.   The vessel, which was jointly developed by Sanoyas Shipyard and MOL, is a state-of-the-art coal carrier with its wide-beam/shallow-draft shape and […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Project & Tenders

    JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation said it has concluded an LNG sale and purchase agreement with Malaysia LNG for LNG supply from Malaysia LNG Dua Plant. NOE will receive 380,000 tonnes per annum of LNG for 10 years starting in 2015. LNG will be delivered to Hachinohe LNG terminal which is currently under construction […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Chevron reported earnings of $ 4.9 billion for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with $7.2 billion  in the 2012 fourth quarter. Full – year 2013 earnings were $21. 4 billion ($11. 0 9 per share – diluted), down 18 percent from $26.2 billion ($13.32 per share – diluted) in 2012. Sales and other operating […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Project & Tenders

    Cape plc announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Cape Australia Onshore has entered into an agreement with Bechtel for the supply of Scaffold Erection and Dismantling Services on the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. The contract, valued at over AUD $80 million expects to create 135 new Australian jobs, all located onsite at Ashburton North, […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Commissioner William P. Doyle met last week with Japanese public and private sector officials to discuss U.S. natural gas, exports, and the Panama Canal. Japan is the world’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The country has relied on imported natural gas for decades as part of its energy portfolio. However, the Tohoku earthquake […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chevron Corporation reported earnings of $5.0 billion ($2.57 per share – diluted) for the third quarter 2013, compared with $5.3 billion ($2.69 per share – diluted) in the 2012 third quarter. Sales and other operating revenues in the third quarter 2013 were $57 billion, compared to $56 billion in the year-ago period. “Our third quarter […]

  • 1 November 2013

    Chevron Corporation today reported earnings of $5.0 billion ($2.57 per share – diluted) for the third quarter 2013, compared with $5.3 billion ($2.69 per share – diluted) in the 2012 third quarter. Sales and other operating revenues in the third quarter 2013 were $57 billion, compared to $56 billion in the year-ago period. “Our third quarter earnings were […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2013

    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 […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Japan Petroleum Exploration announced that it will construct a new pipeline for the transportation of natural gas between Motomiya-City and Koriyama-City in Fukushima Prefecture. Over the years, JAPEX has constructed and operated Niigata-Sendai Pipeline (261km, operation commenced April 1996) and Shiroishi-Koriyama Pipeline (95km, operation commenced March 2007), and has been supplying natural gas along the said pipelines through JAPEX’s […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) research vessel Kairei has successfully retrieved the sensors from the deepest borehole observatory ever installed from the extreme ocean depths of nearly 7000 meters on 26th April, 2013. The R/V Kairei carried out the complex sequence of operations in the Japan Trench using the remotely operated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation reported earnings of $7.2 billion ($3.66 per share – diluted) for the second quarter 2012, compared with $7.7 billion ($3.85 per share – diluted) in the 2011 second quarter. Sales and other operating revenues in the second quarter 2012 were $60 billion, compared to $67 billion in the year-ago period. “Our second quarter […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation today reported earnings of $7.2 billion ($3.66 per share – diluted) for the second quarter 2012, compared with $7.7 billion ($3.85 per share – diluted) in the 2011 second quarter. Sales and other operating revenues in the second quarter 2012 were $60 billion, compared to $67 billion in the year-ago period. “Our second […]