Making Headway to a Low-Carbon Future! Headway Established Japan Branch and Received Promising Outcomes in Their First Seminar


On 17th February, the Japan Branch of Headway Technology Group, a newly established subsidiary of Headway Technology Group, hosted a seminar themed “Low Carbon Future” at the Okura Hotel in Kobe, Japan. Several well-known Japanese shipowners, builders, investors, classification societies, and manufacturers were invited to attend. The seminar focused on the shipping industry of East Asia, the outlook of low-carbon shipping, and Headway’s low-carbon product family. The seminar gained a promising result with many partners willing to further the cooperation with Headway in the field of marine decarbonization.

The establishment of Headway’s Japan Branch was a milestone in Headway’s action in further development of the Asian market. The subsidiary will be the pioneer post on the layout of low-carbon shipping and further promote their service in the Asian market and benefit Japanese partners with Headway’s state-of-the-art productions and solutions.

During the first seminar, a delegate from the China Classification Society kicked the start with a presentation on the latest regulation updates. Following that Headway’s Japan Branch and partner shared the opportunity & challenge analytics on the shipbuilding industry in China & Japan. Headway’s R&D team also introduced the recent upgrades of the OceanGuard® Fuel Gas Supply System and Low Flash-point Fuel Supply System. Headway emphasized that the company will keep providing the innovational solution for maritime decarbonization, and provide measures to meet the requirements of authorities such as IMO and EU.

Headway has established a comprehensive decarbonize solution including OceanGuard FGSS, LFSS, Exhaust Gas Cleaning System, Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage System, etc. The company also laid out a comprehensive upgrade on the global service network to provide a level of design/technical support service that meets the expectation of customers. Headway also applied the latest technology and materials into the products to enhance energy efficiency and eco-friendly with lower risk and OPEX.

“We share a vision with our partners that decarbonization is not only a responsibility but also an opportunity, to open a new era of greener shipping”, said the Headway R&D team leader in the presentation. It is reported that Headway has established cooperation with the majority of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean shipowners and shipyards. With the deep operation of Headway’s Japan Branch, the company will facilitate cooperation between different parties to further the comprehensive, timely, and localized solution and technical service on low carbon shipping for Asian customers.

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