- Published: 19 June 2023 19 June 2023
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that it has concluded a time charter contract with Shimizu Corporation for two crew transfer vessels (CTV) for offshore wind farm at Ishikari Bay New Port.
This marks the MOL Group's first entry into the CTV business. MOL Group company MOL Coastal Shippin will operate the CTVs, which will support the construction and operation of the project, transporting workers to and from the offshore wind farm. The vessels are slated to begin service later this month. The wind farm is being developed by a special purpose company (SPC) called Green Power Ishikari, established by Green Power Investment Corporation. The installation of 14 units of 8MW wind turbines manufactured by Siemens Gamesa, will take place at an offshore site with an area of approximately 500 hectares.