The Ideol-designed foundations will be deployed off the coast of Kyushu, Japan

Japan's floating wind ambitions inch forward with approval of Ideol, Hitachi Zosen project

Japan has taken several small but significant steps in recent weeks to reinforce its position as a global leader in the development of floating offshore wind technology.

6 July 2016 8:58 GMT Updated  25 October 2016 16:04 GMT
By Brian Publicover in Tokyo