Tag: Japan

ODFJELL SE purchases SS chemical tanker

Odfjell SE has purchased M/T Argent Eyebright. The vessel was built in November 2009 by Kitanihon Shipbuilding in Japan. The vessel has 16 stainless steel tanks and fits well with Odfjell fleet of Large Stainless Steel Tankers.

Japan completes 110-tonne winding pack

Japan has the procurement responsibility for 9 of ITER's 19 superconducting toroidal field winding packs and all 19 of the toroidal field coil cases.

Odfjell agreements for chemical tankers

Odfjell SE announced the signing of long term charter agreements for two chemical tankers with stainless steel cargo tanks, for construction in Japan.

Steady demand for Japanese stainless steel

Japan is one of the world’s leading producers of quality stainless steels. While the local market is fairly buoyant, local producer must contend with their share of trials including a volatile currency and low-cost imports. Stainless Steel World spoke to Mr Takashi Imai, President of the All Japan Stainless Steel Distributors Association and President of Daiwa Special Steel Co. Ltd, about Japan’s stainless steel market.

INPEX undertakes offshore drilling project in Japan

INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) has been commissioned by the Agency of Natural Resources and Energy of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan to drill one exploratory well for the agency’s Heisei 26~28 domestic offshore drilling programme in Japan.

SOCAR president visits Japan

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)’s delegation led by the company’s president, Rovnag Abdullayev, held a number of bilateral meetings with the officials of Japanese government and companies during their business trip to Japan.

JAPEX selects Aconex to manage Soma construction

Aconex, provider of a cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, announced that Japan Petroleum Exploration Co.

TimkenSteel renews agreement with Daido Steel

TimkenSteel Corp. has renewed a commercial agreement with Daido Steel Co. Ltd. for a period of three years. The agreement enables Daido, a steelmaker based in Japan, to melt steel according to TimkenSteel specifications for a growing base of high-performance industrial, bearings and energy applications in that region.

Kanto Steel confirms savings with EFSOP system

Kanto Steel signed off on performance savings for the supply and purchase of an EFSOP® Holistic Optimization System commissioned in the spring 2014.

Stress corrosion cracking resistance of materials

A research team in Japan has compared the stress corrosion cracking resistance of materials used for steam generator tubing within nuclear power plants in an effort to try to identify new materials for long-term reliability.