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.