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JDC started upfront drilling work utilizing "CHIKYU" based on the contract with Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd.

2016-05-09

JDC started upfront drilling work utilizing Deep-sea Drilling Vessel "CHIKYU" (Owner: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, namely JAMSTEC) based on the contract with Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd.(JMH). CHIKYU conducted the deep sea drilling operation off the coast of Aichi and Mie prefectures on May 9th.

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Deep-sea Drilling Vessel "CHIKYU"
Owner: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth
Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)