Sif supplier for Monopiles and Transition Pieces for Akita-Noshiro Project in Japan
Roermond, 2nd March 2020. Kajima Corporation and Sif Holding n.v. have signed a final contract for the delivery of 33 monopiles and 33 Transition pieces (25 KTon steel) for the 140 MW Akita-Noshiro wind farm in Japan. Sif’s scope comprises manufacturing of the monopiles and transition pieces, storage at our MV2 facility and delivery at our deep sea quay side in 2020.
The Akita-Noshiro wind farm is situated in the Akita and Noshiro districts in the coastal zone of Akita Prefecture. The project will be realized by Kajima Corporation as EPCI contractor.
Fred van Beers, CEO of Sif Holding: "At Sif we are proud and thankful that Kajima corporation has put their trust in Sif for the supply of the monopiles of this first significant OSW farm. At Sif we consider this an important milestone and a confirmation that 5 years of investment in building up strong business relations in the developing Japanese OSW market has paid off. The Japanese OSW market has a lot of mid to long term potential and Sif is committed to contribute to the successful development of this growing market"
This project was already in Sif’s orderbook as a project under exclusive negotiations but is now included as a firm contract. Sif’s orderbook for 2020 now has approximately 175 Kton in firm projects.