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Taiwan: Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Delivers First Power to the Grid as 12 Turbines Installed

Jul 22, 2022

The Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached two important construction milestones: the installation of 12 turbines and the successful transmission of power to the national grid.Once fully completed, the project will have 47 8 MW…

Hellenic Cables to Deliver Inter-array Cables for Hai Long 2 & 3 Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Jul 07, 2022

Hellenic Cables has signed an exclusivity and capacity agreement (ECA) to supply 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables and associated accessories for the Hai Long 2 and 3 offshore wind project in Taiwan.Hai Long offshore wind farm project in Taiwan will comprise two offshore wind farms (OWFs)…

Offshore Wind Giant Ørsted Names APAC Head

Jun 28, 2022

Offshore wind giant Ørsted has appointed Per Mejnert Kristensen as new President of its Region Asia Pacific. He will join Ørsted on August 1, 2022, and his taks will be to scale regional business.Ørsted has its regional commercial hub in Taipei…

Taiwan Ship Design, Shipbuilding Bolstered by High Tien Offshore Newbuild Plan

Jun 20, 2022

High Tien Offshore, a Taiwanese company that specializes in offshore wind marine engineering services, announced its collaboration with Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center (SOIC) and Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build offshore vessels.“In…

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

May 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and Taiwanese vessel company Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. held a ceremony in Taichung on Tuesday to christen and name the first-ever purpose-built Service Operation Vessel (SOV) 'TSS Pioneer' in the Asia-Pacific region…

Marco Polo Marine Wraps Buy of Taiwan-based PKR Offshore

May 06, 2022

Singapore-listed offshore services provider Marco Polo Marine has completed the acquisition of the offshore renewables service firm PKR Offshore.Marco Polo bought the Taiwan-based company through its 49% owned joint venture company, Oceanic Crown Offshore Marine Services Ltd…

ReCoral - Ørsted to Try Growing Corals on Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

May 04, 2022

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted is planning what it says is a world-first attempt to support coral reefs by growing corals on offshore wind turbine foundations in Taiwan.The company will test the concept in the tropical waters of Taiwan this summer…

Vestas, Tien Li Build First Blade for 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in Taiwan

Apr 25, 2022

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has together with its partner Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology (Tien Li) produced the first V174-9.5MW blade at its facilities in Taiwan.The blades, part of Vestas' V174-9.5MW offshore turbine, will be installed…

Havfram to Assist with Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm Foundation Installation

Apr 21, 2022

Norwegian offshore services company Havfram has won a contract on the Yunlin offshore wind farm which is being developed offshore Taiwan.The contract, with Yunneng Wind Power Co., Ltd, will see Havfram provide Project Management and Owners Engineer…

Greater Changhua 1 & 2a: Taiwan's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Delivers First Power

Apr 21, 2022

Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farm, Taiwan's largest, has delivered first power, Ørsted, the developer of the wind farm said Thursday.Located 35-60 kilometers off Taiwan’s west coast, Greater Changhua 1 & 2a has a total capacity of 900 MW…

Green Jade Offshore Installation Vessel Launched in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2022

An official launching ceremony for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was held at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.The news was shared by the Belgian offshore installation firm DEME Offshore…

First Turbine Up, 110 to Go at Ørsted's Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Apr 01, 2022

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has installed the first wind turbine at its Greater Changhua 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The wind farm is part of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a project. Ørsted announced the milestone via social media…

'Siem Sapphire' Providing W2W Services for Offshore Wind Farm Commissioning in Taiwan

Apr 01, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has signed a new contract for the “Siem Sapphire” AHTS vessel for operations in Taiwan. 'Delivery [of the vessel] has already taken place, and secures firm utilization well into the third quarter of 2022 plus options…

Japan's Mitsui OSK, Others to Buy Stake in Taiwan's Formosa-1 Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 04, 2022

Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines, Toho Gas, and Hokuriku Electric Power will buy a stake of 25% in Formosa International Investment from Australia's Macquarie Group to enter Taiwan's offshore wind power business.The Japanese firms said the deal takes them into the overseas offshore wind power market…

HeliService to Provide Offshore Helicopter Services for Vestas in Taiwan

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas has recently signed a long-term deal with German offshore helicopter service firm HeliService to support Vestas' offshore wind projects in Taiwan.Starting from the summer of 2023, HeliService will provide…

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