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Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Project Progressing

2012. Participating in the project is a consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research.   Assembly work on the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port has been completed, and delivery of the floater to testing area is scheduled to start shortly as part of the second term.   Constructi

Towing the three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port

Experimental Floating Wind Farm Nears Installation

in the experiment is a consortium comprised 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. The scope of work included in the project’s second term includes assembly and setting of two units of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type floating wind turbines, delivery of the facilities to the testing area and connection to the undersea cable. Constructio

Towing three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port.

Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Progresses

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 has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since March 2012. At present, the construction of the three-column semi-sub as part of the second phase has been successfully completed. Construction

Japanese 66kv floating substation: Image credit MHI

Japan Experimental Floating Wind Turbine Update

government sponsored consortium comprises: 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

EDHEC-Risk Institute Welcomes Eight New Members

Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative     Masamichi Kono, Vice Commissioner for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency, Japan     Tony Lally, Chief Executive Officer, Sunsuper     Tokihiko Shimizu, Director General, Research Department and Investment Policy Actuary, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), Japan  

Floater & floating sub-station: Image credit MHI

Japan Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Project Update

(project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, Japan Marine United Corporation, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Ltd., Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Shimizu Corporation and Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc. has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since March 2012. 
   The following work has been accomplished:     &bull

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