NYK tests again remote navigation of tugboat

Japanese shipping major Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and its group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS) have completed a second test of the remote navigation of a tugboat as part of the … Read More

Norwegians and Japanese ink offshore wind MoU

The Japanese Kiso-Jiban Consultants (KJC) and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for offshore wind energy in Japan. The two parties plan to jointly undertake work related to geotechnical investigations, site characterization and foundation … Read More

NIRAS bolsters offshore wind activities in APAC

Denmark-headquartered consultancy NIRAS has revealed plans to enhance its presence in the Asia-Pacific offshore wind market. In line with this, NIRAS appointed its first company member in Japan, Seiko Toki, who took over the role of senior consultant to further expand … Read More

Japan’s offshore wind ambitions attracting major developers

What a national-level push for offshore wind can do in a relatively short time is perhaps best visible from Japan’s example, with some of the biggest offshore wind names now making concrete business moves in the country whose government put … Read More