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