Wind Challenger New type hard sail commenced actual land experiment
On January 25, 2014 actual hard sail observation and press conference was made at Iknow
Machinery Company Ltd.
Major attendee on above observation was as follows;
THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, NYK LINE, MITSUI O.S.K. LINES, OSHIMA SHIPBUILDING, TADANO,
NHK NAGSAKI BRANCH SASEBO OFFICE, THE ASAHI SHIMBUN SASEBO BRANCH,
THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN WESTERN BRANCH SASEBO OFFIC, THE MAINICHI SHIMBUN SASEBO BRANCH,
CHUGAKUSEI WEEKLY EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT OF THE ASAHIGAKUSEISHIMBUNSHA ,
THE NAGASAKI SHIMBUN SAIKAI BRANCH, KYODO NEWS NAGASAKI BRABCH SASEBO OFFICE,
NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN WESTERN BRANCH,
And, there were major attendee from shipping companies and relevant industries participated on the
press conference at Ainoura district, of which scenery was reported on various press company and
TV news editions.
From now on, a performance experiment using actual hard sail is expected at Iknow Machinery Co.,
Ltd. until this September.
The project of Wind Challenger is financially supported for researches of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NK) Class.
Please refer to following URL for details of researches.
KAIJI PRESS EXTRA NUMBER publicate “SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012 with IKNOW”
MV SOYO built at Oshima Shipbuilding and equipped with IKNOW MACHINERY make Hatch
Cover has been awarded as ” SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012″ .
SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012 are subscribed for total eight(8) ships entries, such as 3 x large size
Cargo ship, 1 x small size Cargo ship, 2 x small size passenger ship, 1 x fishery and work ship,
and 1 x specific ship.
The prize of SHIP OF THE YEAR 2012 goes to only one ship as selected on examination of
originality and innovation of technique, completeness of technique and works, influence to the
society, subjectiveness and appearing factor ( referred from HP of the Japan Shipbuilding Marine
In above KIAJI PRESS EXTRA NUMBER commemorated for above prize, edition of Iknow Machinery
make Hatch Cover is listed.
「KAIJI PRESS EXTRA NUMBER PDF」 ← CLICK HERE
Notice of summer holidays
Please be noticed that our company will be closed during following days
due to summer holidays. We apology for your inconvenience due to above
Duration of summer holidays:
Sales Department and After Service Deapartment;
from August 13(Tuesday) to 16(Friday), 2013.
Note: August 10(Saturday), 11(Sunday) and Ausgust 17(Saturday) are normal
At emergent correspondence in After Service Department;
Mr. TakaichiHIRAKAWA Mobile: +81(0)80-6408-9152 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Koujiro NAKAMURA Mobile: +81(0)80-6408-9153 E-Mail: email@example.com
Iknow Machinery factory will be closed for following duration due to summer holidays;
from August 11(Sunday) to 18(Sunday), 2013.
Mr. Thomas H. Blenk, Vice President-Northern Region of ABS Pacific Division came to visit IKNOW MACHINERY.
Under a clear blue sky “Satsuki Bare” on Monday afternoon, June 10th, 2013,
Mr. Thomas H. Blenk, Vice President Northern Region of ABS Pacific Division,
Mr. Akira Akiyama, Vice President-Japan and Mr. Hitoshi Matsumoto, Country Manager-Japan took a tour of IKNOW MACHINERY factory.
Though it was only a short tour, but they looked around the Gantry crane, Hatch cover, etc. under currently being manufactured IKNOW MACHINERY products.
Onboard outfitting scenery of gantry cranes made by IKNOW MACHINERY Co.,Ltd.
Outfitting scenery on newly built ship equipped with Gantry cranes at Oshima Shipyard.
Above said Gantry crane is so-called as ” ONLY-ONE” technics bearing of specific
design and manufacturing know how among his production range and is firmly approved
by world wide shipping companies.