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NYK Group to Exhibit at Wind Expo 2021

Introducing Wide Range of Solutions to Meet Various Offshore Wind Needs

NYK, together with group companies NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd., Japan Marine Science Inc., and Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd., will participate in Wind Expo 2021, an international wind energy exhibition to be held in Tokyo from March 3 to 5 at Tokyo Big Sight.

At its booth, the NYK Group will make use of panels and videos to introduce services that meet customer needs in various areas of the offshore wind business.

The EXPO is thoroughly implementing measures against COVID-19 following the guidelines of the Japanese government. NYK is also preparing an online booth so that the services of the Group can be introduced and business meetings can be conducted for those who may find it difficult to visit the venue. Please feel free to join us!

About Wind Expo 2021

− Official Name: Wind Expo 2021 — 9th International Wind Energy Expo
− Organizer: Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.
− Dates: March 3 (Wed) – 5 (Fri), 10:00–17:00
− Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
− NYK Group’s Booth: Offshore wind business zone W23-40

Please refer to the Wind Expo official website for entry registration. Interested parties can apply for an admission pass (free) and register to participate in an online business negotiation (free) through the website.

Image of the NYK Group’s Booth

NYK Group Companies

Since its establishment in 1885, NYK has provided safe and high-quality transportation services by making use of its world's largest fleet and global network, which extends to sea, land, and air.
In the offshore wind business, the company is in discussions to own and operate a jack-up vessel together with Van Oord in the Netherlands. The company is also discussing joint development and operation of a crew transfer vessel (CTV) with Northern Offshore Group in Sweden. In 2021, in addition to these collaborations, the company agreed to an MoU with Fugro and the OYO Corporation in the offshore geotechnical investigation business. By taking advantage of the knowledge accumulated in the shipping and logistics businesses to date, NYK will contribute to the development of offshore wind power in Japan through the use of European knowledge and experience from overseas partners.

- NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd.
NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. operates approximately 45 MPP vessels, two deck carriers, and approximately 110 bulkers, and is responsible for transporting a wide variety of cargo, including project cargo such as wind turbines, plant cargo, steel materials, and bulk cargo. In the MPP & Heavy Lift vessel division, the company provides services worldwide as the only Japanese shipping company to operate heavy lifters and deck carriers. In addition, new heavy lifters are scheduled to enter service in August 2021 and January 2022 so that the company is capable of transporting long, heavy cargo by sea.

- Japan Marine Science Inc.
A maritime consulting company that conducts sea area environmental assessments of ports and maritime structures. For offshore wind power generation projects, the company offers surveys to consider environmental and support for business operators regarding the scale and specifications of wind turbines, navigation safety measures during and after wind turbine installation work using a ship handling simulator, diving inspection during wind turbine operation, maneuvering training for workboat crew, marine management system, etc. We provide comprehensive consultation services to meet customer needs.

- Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd.
A supply chain logistics company that provides ocean and air freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution services and supply chain management globally. Utilizing a network of more than 550 offices in 47 countries and regions around the world, more than 24,000 employees provide optimal and suitable solutions for diverse and complicated demands of customers. The company will introduce logistics services for offshore wind turbine parts, logistics consulting that analyzes, plans, and models for the construction of the optimal supply chain, control tower for supply chain execution, management and performance improvement, and the supply chain management system "Yusen Vantage Performance," which enables customers to pick from an integrated suite of IT solutions - from the provision of end to end supply chain visibility to optimization, prediction and compliance functionality.

The NYK Group’s Service Scope for Offshore Wind Power

On February 3, NYK announced the NYK Group ESG Story, which aims to further integrate ESG into the company’s management strategy and promotes activities that contribute to the achievement of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) through business activities, including the offshore wind business. To strongly promote ESG management, the NYK Group will encourage new value creation as a sustainable solution provider through a business strategy that includes its efforts to contribute to the renewable energy business in Japan and overseas.

The NYK Group ESG Story
A guideline detailing concrete efforts to integrate ESG into management strategies of the NYK Group. Details can be found in the following press release.
https://www.nyk.com/news/2021/esg-story_01.html (Japanese version)

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