Saturday, June 23, 2018

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries News

MHI Vestas signs MOU with TECO, The Switch

(Photo: MHI Vestas)

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…

MHPS to Boost AQCS Business

Photo Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) have agreed to transfer operations in the domestic after-sale servicing of desulfurization equipment, currently performed by Mitsubishi…

Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Progresses

Towing three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port.

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…

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

Photo Vestdavit

Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service.

LNG Carrier for Osaka Gas Named LNG Mars

The LNG Venus, a sister ship to the LNG Mars

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the naming ceremony for a newbuilding LNG carrier for Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The vessel was ordered by MOL and Osaka Gas International Transport…

Gas Engine Cogeneration System with Steam from Hot Wastewater

External view – High Temperature specification gas engine

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Miura Co. Ltd. and Kobe Steel, Ltd. have developed a cogeneration system that recovers hot wastewater with high efficiency from a gas engine in the form of steam. Mitsubishi…

MHI Says to Buy 19.5% of Areva New NP

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will buy a 19.5 percent stake in nuclear reactor builder Areva New NP as part of the sale of the Areva unit to utility EDF, MHI said in a statement. MHI confirmed it is also scheduled…

Big MHI Vestas Test Wind Turbine on Fire

A test version of MHI Vestas' V164, the world's most powerful windturbine, has caught fire at a test centre in the west of Denmark. "Our technicians and experts will look into what has caused the fire," a Vestas spokesman told Reuters, declining to comment further.

Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Picks MHI Vestas Turbines

File Image: A Vestas Wind turbine (Vestas)

The consortium planning to build Britain's Triton Knoll offshore wind park has chosen to buy 90 giant turbines from MHI Vestas, it said on Monday. A final investment decision for the wind park, in Britain's North Sea, is likely…

Siemens May Cut Jobs in Power Turbine Business Overhaul

Siemens may cut thousands of jobs as part of plans to overhaul its power turbine business, where growth in renewable energy is dampening demand for new coal and gas power stations, a person familiar with the matter said. "Various scenarios are being considered…

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…

U.S. Wind Prospects Soar as Trump Signals Support

File Image: A U.S.built (Blount Boats), Jones Act compliant fit-for-purpose Wind Farm Support Vessel races to another assignment.

The United States signed a deal with Denmark on Thursday to expand cooperation on offshore wind power, giving a boost Europe's biggest green energy players. Danish companies DONG Energy and Vestas had feared the nascent U.S.

Experimental Floating Wind Farm Nears Installation

Towing the three-column semi-sub at Nagasaki port

Launched in March 2012, the Fukushima experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is nearing the installation phase as preparatory works for the installation of the…

H-100 Gas Turbine Completes Low NOx Testing

H-100 Gas Turbine (Photo: MHI)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO) have completed testing of MHPS’s 2-shaft 120MW H-100 Gas Turbine. The H-100 utilizes…

MHI Mulls North American Oil & Gas Business Expansion

Pearland Works of MCO-I

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is bringing its Groupwide resources together to offer strengthened solutions to attract more customers for advanced oil & gas related plants in the North American market. Combining its…

MHI Thermal Systems Established

"Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.", the 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) that has taken over MHI's air conditioning & refrigeration (AC & R) business , commenced on October 1. Kaoru Kusumoto…

MHI, Hyflux JV to Build Waste-to-energy Plant in Tuas

Conceptual drawing of the new facility

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) group companies will participate in a waste-to-energy (WTE) project in Singapore for the incineration of municipal solid waste (MSW) and the generation of electricity using heat energy from incineration.

First LPG Carrier Order for MHI Shipbuilding

LPG carrier (Image: MHI)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), announced it has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.

Japan to Supply India with Nuclear Power Equipment, Technology

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid economic growth.

MHI Subsidiary in Brazil for FPSO Compressors

Piracicaba Factory of NGM where MCO-B office will locate. Courtesy Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation

In December Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Hiroshima, will establish a new company in Brazil in a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation (MC)…