NYK Line and group companies NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. and Japan Marine Science Inc. will participate in Wind Expo Autumn 2022 at Makuhari Messe from August 31 to September 2. The NYK Group has participated in Wind Expo’s spring exhibition for three consecutive years since 2020, but this will be the first time for the NYK Group to exhibit at Wind Expo’s autumn event.
At its booth, the NYK Group will make use of panels and videos to introduce services that meet customer needs in various areas of the offshore wind business.
The expo will be thoroughly implementing measures against COVID-19 following the guidelines of the Japanese government. An area for business meetings will also be provided so that the Group can hear more about customer needs and requests. Please feel free to join us!
NYK Group booth: E10-56
Venue: Makuhari Messe, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture
Date and Time: August 31 (Wed) – September 2 (Fri), 10:00 – 17:00
Organizer: RX Japan Ltd., Co-organized by Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA)
Official website: https://www.windexpo.jp/ja-jp.html
Please see the Wind Expo official website for entry registration. Interested parties can apply for an admission pass (free) through the website.
Participating in NYK Group Companies
– NYK Line
Since its establishment in 1885, NYK Line has provided safe and high-quality transportation services by making use of its world’s largest fleet and global network, which extends to sea, land, and air. In the offshore wind business, the company has taken steps to own and operate a jack-up vessel together with Van Oord in the Netherlands. Additionally, NYK Line owns a crew transfer vessel (CTV) that is currently being operated by the Northern Offshore Group in Sweden.
In April 2022, NYK Line opened a branch in Akita Prefecture, and that branch now serves as NYK Line’s base in Japan’s Tohoku region to strengthen the company’s sales structure in business related to offshore wind power generation and to expand the company’s network of relevant parties in the area. By taking advantage of the knowledge accumulated in the shipping and logistics businesses to date, NYK Line will contribute to the development of offshore wind power in Japan through the use of European knowledge and experience from overseas partners.
– NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd.
NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. operates approximately 45 MPP vessels, two deck carriers, and approximately 110 bulkers, and is responsible for transporting a wide variety of cargo, including project cargo such as wind turbines, plant cargo, steel materials, and bulk cargo. In the MPP & Heavy Lift vessel division, the company provides services worldwide as the only Japanese shipping company to operate heavy lifters and deck carriers. New heavy lifters equipped with two 400-ton cranes entered service in September 2021 and January 2022 enabling the company to transport long, heavy cargo by sea.
– Japan Marine Science Inc.
A maritime consulting company that conducts sea area environmental assessments of ports and maritime structures. For offshore wind power generation projects, the company offers surveys to consider environmental conditions. The company also provides comprehensive consulting services to meet customer needs, including support for business operators regarding the scale and specifications of wind turbines, navigation safety measures using a ship handling simulator during and after wind turbine installation, diving inspection during wind turbine operation, manoeuvring training for workboat crew, and marine management systems, among others.
In 2021, NYK released the “NYK Group ESG Story,” which aims to further integrate ESG into the company’s management strategy and promote activities that contribute to the achievement of the SDGs through business activities. On March 24, 2022, NYK released the updated “NYK Group ESG Story 2022,” which introduces initiatives for integrating ESG into the Group’s management strategies outlined in the “NYK Group ESG Story” and provides a partial explanation of the Group’s sustainable growth strategy from a long-term perspective.
In addition, NYK has launched its new “NYK GREEN EARTH” brand to emphasize NYK’s ESG efforts to create new value initiatives for low carbon and decarbonization through green businesses such as businesses related to offshore wind power generation. The NYK Group will encourage new value creation as a sustainable solution provider to strongly promote ESG management.
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