History

History   2010-

2010 - New regulations to reduce the sulfur content of marine fuel were enforced in Europe and California. We developed and released brand new models of burner especially designed for Low-Sulphur Diesel Oil (LSDO) as well as Heavy Fuel Oil, which were installed on large number of vessels in service.
- Research and development project of "Super Clean Marine Diesel", sponsored by the Nippon Foundation, was launched to deal with the IMO third NOx regulation (Reduce NOx by 80% of the current level) for marine diesel engine.
- Delivered newly designed Exhaust Gas Heater, ordered by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, as the part of NOx reduction system with utilizing SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) method for this project.
2011 - As coping with the big demands of sewage sludge treatment in China, Volcano delivered the first Start-Up and Sand Burner for the fluidized bed type incinerator built in China (Chendu), which is operated as Municipal Sewage & Sludge Drying and Incinerating Plant.
2012 - MJII-M type, LSDO usable proportional control oil pressure jet burner for marine auxiliary boiler, has started delivery.
- Delivered Iodine recycling system based on Submerged combustion technology.
- Sustained order of the heating appliances prepared for next generation sewage incineration system, "Pressured fluidized bed incineration system"
2013 - Benefited from Power Feed-in Tariff, we have special demand of Start-Up Burner for a hot air furnace of Fluidized Bed Boiler and Biomass Power Station.
- Supplied the world's first marine exhaust gas recirculation burner to meet NOx regulation for FSRU(Floating, Storage and Regasification Unit), off Toscana, Italy.
- 85th Anniversary commemorative celebration was held.
- Newly developed and delivered Hydrogen fuel burner for industrial boiler.It makes efficient use of surplus hydrogen.
- Delivered the first gas burner unit for big stroker furnace to municipal waste solid treatment market in China.
2014 - Delivered oil/gas switchable mono-fuel burners for boiler installed in Regasification Vessel which shall be introduced to FPSO project on an offshore in Brazil. The burners adopt the technology used for existing industrial products and satisfy the NOx regulatory compliance.
- Delivered oil/gas combination burners "SFFG II" for the first unit of UST(Ultra Steam Turbine) developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. The burner was handed over after its commissioning.
- VOLCANO released an oil/gas combination burner called "Vignis" for LNG fuel vessels, which are expected to increase, to our product line.
- KUBOTA Corporation expresses thanks giving for over 40 years' support and contributed to the prosperity.
- Continuing receipt of the order for the gas burner unit for a big stoker furnace to the municipal waste solid treatment markert in China.
2015 - MJII-90M burner is adopted for the boiler for training at Marine Technical College.
- Entered into the market of Soaking Furnace for iron-making industry and the fluidized calcination furnace for nonferrous metal industry.
- Delivered Oil/Gas Combination burner(VLNDX type burner),which utilize several kinds of by-products oil/gas from factories as main fuel.And this effective utilization of by-products fuel saves energy and is one of our contribution to global environment.
- First exhibited at China International Industry Fair held in Shanghai, China for tackling Chinese environmental issue and gained a foothold to expand sales Channel for Chinese industrial waste treatment market.
- Benefited from Power-Feed-in Tariff, Biomass Power Station, we had the highest ever turnover by the special demand of Start-Up Burner for a hot air furnace of Fluidized Bed Boiler.
2016 - Obtaining the license by the governor of Certain Machine and Tools.
- VOLCANO Co.,Ltd. developed "Gas Combustion Unit for LNG Fueled vessel" and has launched "MECS-GCU" as new product.
- VOLCANO Co.,Ltd. developed an "Oil/Gas Combination burner for LNG Fueled vessel" and has launched "Vignis-mini" as new product.
*"Vignis-mini" for LNG Fueled vessels which are expected to increase can be installed in boilers. The types of Vignis-mini cover the range of "Boiler evaporation 1t/h to 3t/h".
- VOLCANO exhibited the products at "SEA JAPAN 2016" held at TOKYO BIG SIGHT.
- LNG Fueled tugboat "Sakigake" equips Volcano Boil Off Gas (BOG) combustion unit MECS-GCU has been awarded a prize for advanced technology of "Ship of the year 2015"
- Car Ferries "IZUMI / HIBIKI" equipped with Volcano Waste Oil and Bilge Concentrator BILCON-X have been awarded the best prize of "Ship of the year 2015"
- VOLCANO exhibited the products at "SMM HAMBURG 2016" held at Hamburg Exhibition Centre and Congress Centrum, Germany.
- THE JAPAN INSTITUTE OF MARINE ENGINEERING(JIME) expresses thanks giving of "Contribution Award" to VOLCANO for supporting of the sound management.
- The World's first LNG Fueled PCTC(Pure Car and Truck Carrier) equipped with Volcano Oil/Gas Combination Burner Vignis-mini was delivered.
*The vessel was built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries,Ltd. at the Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) shipyard in Nantong, China.
- VOLCANO participated in "Indonesia-Japan Ship Machinery & Equipment Business Matching Forum" conducted by JSMEA in Jakarta. And also, VOLCANO participated in "Japanese Ship Machinery & Equipment Seminar in Taiwan on 17th November" conducted by JSMEA in Taipei.
VOLCANO held presentations on "Solution for Environment and Efficiency by utilizing VOLCANO products".
- Delivered High Pressure Burner for Osaki CoolGen, implemented as an "Integrated Coal Gasification Fuel Cell Combined Cycle (IGFC) Demonstration Project" subsidized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

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All automatic hydraulic burners with proportional control
type MJII-M

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Oil/Gas combination burners for main boilers
type SFFG II

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Oil/Gas combination burners for auxiliary boilers
type SFUGX
"Vignis"

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The boiler for training at Marine Technical College installed with "MJII-90M" burner

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Gas Combustion Unit for LNG Fueled vessel “MECS-GCU”

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Main Burner, Oil/Gas Combination burner for LNG Fueled vessel “Vignis-mini”

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Gas Valve Unit, Oil/Gas Combination burner for LNG Fueled vessel “Vignis-mini”

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"Indonesia-Japan Ship Machinery & Equipment Business Matching Forum" conducted in Jakarta