Taiwan News


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…

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…

Osbit Delivers Monopile Gripper for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 07, 2022

UK-based offshore wind technology supplier Osbit has said it has delivered a new monopile gripper system to Yunneng Wind Power Co. Ltd (Yunneng), a subsidiary of wpd offshore, which is building the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The system…

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…

VARD Delivers Asia's First Newbuild Service Operation Vessel

Mar 11, 2022

Asia-first newbuild Service Operation Vessel for the offshore wind industry was delivered earlier this week at the VARD Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. The Taiwan-flagged SOV has been built for owner Ta San Shang Marine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Mitsui O…

High Tien Offshore, Jong Shyn Shipbuilding to Build Taiwanese CTVs

Mar 07, 2022

High Tien Offshore (HTO) signed a Letter of Intent with Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build Taiwanese Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) in JSS' shipyard for use in the Taiwanese offshore wind farm industry, supporting developers’ bidding for the offshore windfarms of zonal development in Round 3…

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…

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