Mr. Osamu Ikeda

Managing Director, Chiyoda Corporation Netherlands B.V.

Osamu has more than 25 years of experience in energy industry as engineer, consultant, business development, and recent 10+ years is focused on technology and business development of hydrogen carrier technology.

Osamu has planned and developed world first global hydrogen supply chain demonstration project by LOHC-MCH technology between Brunei Darussalam and Japan in 2020, and shifted his role to the commercial projects development since 2019. Now in charge of hydrogen business development since 2019 toward commercialization of LOHC-MCH technology in global.

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LOHC – MCH: The Way to Establish Global Hydrogen Transportation Network

To establish global hydrogen supply chain network, Ocean transportation will enhance the transpiration infrastructure portfolio, in strong synergy with key infrastructure as hydrogen pipeline. Methylcyclohexane (MCH) is hydrogen carrier that is one of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC), using commodity petroleum product, toluene, and has already been proven, realistic solution now, Chiyoda’s LOHC-MCH technology, enabling the safe, efficient and commercially viable storage and transportation of hydrogen on a global scale, and is ready for commercialization through R&D, pilot and demonstration.