Japanese shipping firm Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL) and EDF Renewables have signed a pact to co-operate for the the development of offshore wind and related business and to focus on the developments in green hydrogen.
As per the pact, both partners will collaborate and leverage their respective expertise and experience in offshore wind energy, as well as in green hydrogen solutions.
EDF Renewables and MOL aim to contribute to offshore wind energy goals and meet hydrogen strategies towards a net zero carbon future, said the firm.
Frèdèric Belloy, Executive Vice President of International Operations for EDF Renewables, said, “We are very pleased to accelerate our partnership with MOL. As part of a global leader group in low carbon energy with a significant growth ambition in renewables and a more than 10-year experience in offshore wind, we’re very keen to the future innovation on maritime transport both in offshore wind business and green hydrogen development worldwide and committed to contribute to Japan’s energy transition.”
Masayuki Sugiyama, Executive Officer, Wind Power Project & Carbon Power Solution, MOL, added, “We are honoured to have the opportunity to deepen our collaboration through this MoU. With EDF Renewables, who has vast experience in developing and operating offshore wind farms and green hydrogen projects internationally, we believe this collaboration would accelerate the development of offshore wind farm and green hydrogen projects all over the world.”