- Published: 28 May 2020 28 May 2020
Palfinger has been commissioned to deliver 33 fixed boom cranes for the the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan. Palfinger signed a crane supplier agreement with the wind farm construction company Kajima Corporation / Taiko Trading.
All 33 wind turbine platforms will be equipped with the PF8000 fixed boom cranes with an outreach of 2.4 meters and a safe-working-load (SWL) of 1 ton.The Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project comprises two wind farms, with a total capacity of 139MW, extending across 730 hectares. Both will be located in the Akita Prefecture coastal zone, one at Akita port, the other at Noshiro port. The commercial operations are scheduled to begin in 2022/2023.