Tekmar Wins Changhua OWF Order

Laxman Pai
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul Group have selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for the Changhua offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

UK-based cable protection specialist Tekmar Energy will be supplying their latest TekLink Generation 8 cable protection system for all inter-array and export cables, the bellmouth for the foundations, and the hang-off systems to secure the cable internally.

Changhua is the second wind farm to be installed in Taiwan located along the West Coast with construction activity starting offshore next year. The project has a total capacity of 109.2MW consisting of 21 offshore turbines installed on 4 legged jackets.

The award also continues the success of Tekmar in the region, after being selected for several adjacent windfarms including the Formosa project 1 Phase 1 & 2, of which Phase 2 is also  executed by Jan De Nul.

Mathieu Wittouck, Cable Supply & Installation Manager said: “We were impressed with Tekmar’s technical capability during our evaluation and the commitment they are making to support the development within this region, we look forward to working with them once again and delivering a safe and successful cable installation.”

Jack Simpson, Director of Tekmar Energy said: “We are delighted for Tekmar to be selected as the cable protection system supplier for Changua offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This continues Tekmar’s trusted relationship with Jan De Nul Group and furthers our global position as the world market leader in offshore wind cable protection systems.”

As part of the project, Tekmar will be supplying their latest TekLink Generation 8 cable protection system for all inter array and export cables, the bellmouth for the foundations and the hang-off systems to secure the cable internally.

Categories: Offshore Wind Power Contract Subsea Cables Offshore Wind

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