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Japan, Scotland Invest in Subsea Technology

involve companies from Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh, Coatbridge and Livingston. They include an £8.3 million project to develop an offshore and subsea Internet Of Things infrastructure, and a £3.3 million venture to build a digital system which monitors floating structures.SMS Ltd with Mitsubishi Shipbuilding (total project worth £3.3 million)Working on a digital twin system with other Partners with Strathclyde University and James Fisher Defence to make a digital twin system to monitor floating structures including offshore wind, shipping, platforms etcSustainable Marine Energy with

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Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

to the $126 million jet.In the meantime, they have examined the missing pilot's medical records and questioned his colleagues about his mental state as part of their investigation, the spokesman said.The Lockheed Martin plane, which was less than a year old, was the first F-35 assembled in Japan by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.It was aloft for only 28 minutes before disappearing without warning and had logged a total of 280 hours in the air. (Additional reporting by Greg Torode in Hong Kong

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Naval Group inks $36B Submarine Contract

are at the center of its plan to significantly expand its military to protect strategic and trade interests in the Asia-Pacific region.The first of the new submarines is scheduled to be delivered in the early 2030s and the final vessel during the 2050s.Australia rejected offers from Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, as well as Germany's ThyssenKrupp AG, when it accepted the French bid. (Reporting by Colin Packham Editing by Paul Tait

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MHI Vestas signs MOU with TECO, The Switch

MHI Vestas, an offshore joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, said on Tuesday it signed its 5th MOU with TECO and The Switch for the delivery of generator products.The company also confirmed that its 9 MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020, in time for all offshore wind projects in the Taiwanese market.

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Taiwan: The Next Battleground for Offshore Wind

chief executive for Siemens Gamesa, adding some European equipment would initially be used.Siemens Gamesa is working to develop the Port of Taichung as a regional hub and has signed non-binding agreements with some local partners that could provide gear locally.MHI Vestas, a venture between Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Danish turbine maker Vestas, is also considering developing local manufacturing."We want to produce locally because we want to be competitive," the joint venture's chief executive, Philippe Kavafyan, told Reuters.(Reporting by Stine Jacobsen; Additional reporting

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Sapura Commences Production at B15 Gas Field

Shamsuddin, President & Group CEO of SEB.   Sapura E&P via Sapura Exploration and Production (Sarawak) Inc. is the Operator of the SK310 PSC with a 30% participating interest and partners with PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. at 40 percent and Diamond Energy Sarawak Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation at 30 percent

Vattenfall Building Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Swedish state-owned Vattenfall said on Friday it had started construction on Denmark's largest offshore wind farm in the North Sea, able to power 425,000 households. The 406 MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm will consist of 49 8.3 MW-turbines delivered by MHI Vestas, a joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. "Horns Rev 3 is the first of three offshore farms that Vattenfall will construct in Denmark in the coming years," said head of Vattenfall's wind division Gunnar Groebler. The construction work will take place in North Sea, 34 km off Denmark's west coast and will

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Shell-led Consortium Wins Dutch Offshore Wind Contract

A consortium led by Royal Dutch Shell beat 26 other bidders to win a contract to build 700 megawatts of offshore wind capacity, offering a strike price of 54.50 euro cents per megawatt hour, Dutch economic affairs minister Henk Kamp said on Monday.   Contractors Eneco, Van Oord and Mitsubishi were Shell's partners in the consortium to build in the Borssele III and IV wind areas, Kamp said, adding that low interest rates, high existing capacity and intense competition were the main reasons for the relatively low strike price.   Kamp said the government would award contracts for

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FPSO Turritella Producing, On Hire

kilometers (200 miles) offshore Louisiana in the Walker Ridge area. The lease and operate contracts include an initial period of 10 years with future extension options up to a total of 20 years.   The FPSO is owned and operated by a Joint Venture owned by affiliated companies of SBM Offshore, Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha in which SBM Offshore's shareholding is 55 percent

NYK: Oil Production Starts at Third FPSO Unit

; This FPSO unit, FPSO Cidade de Saquarema, is owned by a shareholder consortium comprising SBM Offshore N.V. (Netherlands), Queiroz Galvão Óleo e Gás S.A. (Brazil), and a joint venture company between NYK (48.72 percent; head office: Tokyo; president: Tadaaki Naito) and the Mitsubishi Corporation (51.28 percent; head office: Tokyo; president & CEO: Takehiko Kakiuchi). The joint venture has a 20-year time charter contract with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) to operate the FSPO.   NYK will aim to further advance its expertise in the FPSO business by dispatching

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