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Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.
Takuzo Shimizu, President, CEO and Representative Director
Completion of CP-8001, multi-purpose SEP with large crane
Tokyo, Japan - January 16, 2019 - Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the completion of construction of CP-8001, the first Japanese multi-purpose SEP*1 equipped with a large crane. The Dutch specialist GustoMSC supervised the basic design and Japan Marine United Corporation undertook the construction. After delivery on December 10, 2018, the vessel went through various sea trials in Japanese coastal waters in preparation for the upcoming offshore wind firm installations and other marine works. The Port of Kitakyushu is now designated as her home port.
The enactment of relevant regulations*2 which advocate installation area expansion from nearby shores into deeper waters will undoubtedly provide further potential for offshore wind firm projects. CP-8001ís highly efficient and accurate features will allow operation even in sea areas with harsh weather and marine conditions, making her most suitable for installation works of offshore wind firms and other marine works.
- *1 SEP: Self-Elevating Platform
- *2 Act of Promoting Utilization of Sea Areas in Development of Power Generation Facilities Using Maritime Renewable Energy Resources
- The large crane demonstrates a high level of stability, efficiency and reliability, even in sea areas with harsh weather and marine conditions.
- Designed to perform installation of large-scale marine structures such as 10 MW wind turbines.
- Longer legs have the ability to install components in the water depths up to 50m.
- Equipped with a state-of-the-art continuous hydraulic jacking system developed by GustoMSC.
- Equipped with Dynamic Positioning System (DPS) which allows automatic positioning of the SEP.
- Operational in depths up to 30m (50m when equipped with longer legs).
- Carries adequate accommodation space and a helicopter deck for emergency human transport.
- Maximizes productivity in marine works by efficient execution of transport and installation when employed simultaneously with CP-5001, our self-propelled multipurpose vessel with a large crane.