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JDC started its operation utilizing "CHIKYU"


Based on the contract with JMH, JDC started its operation relative to the Second Offshore Methane Hydrate Production Test finished on June 2017, by utilizing Deep-sea Drilling Vessel "CHIKYU" (Owner : JAMSTEC) off the coast of Aichi and Mie Prefectures.

JMH : Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd.
JAMSTEC : Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

Deep-sea Drilling Vessel "CHIKYU"
(Owner: JAMSTEC)