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Damen Wins Order to Build Vessel for Taiwan Offshore Wind Market

Nov 24, 2023

Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, (MOL)  and Taiwan-based Ta Tong Marine Co. have through their joint venture Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. (TSSM), signed a deal with the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new service operation vessel (SOV).As TSSM's second Taiwan-flagged SOV, following Asia's first, the TSS Pioneer, which was delivered in 2022, the vessel is scheduled for delivery at the end of 2025 in Vietnam…

DEME Group Secures New Taiwan Offshore Wind Contract

Oct 20, 2023

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME Group said Friday it had won a new offshore wind contract in Taiwan, through its Taiwan-based affiliate CDWE.Offshore wind developer Ørsted has awarded CDWE a contract to carry out seabed levelling…

Apex Aviation and NHV to Offer Helicopter Services to Taiwan's Offshore Wind Industry

Oct 19, 2023

Offshore helicopter services company NHV Group has announced a collaboration in Taiwan with Apex Aviation, a local Taiwanese company, with the aim of providing helicopter transportation services to Taiwan's growing offshore wind industry.'Given…

Ørsted Moves Closer to 50% Stake Divestment in Taiwanese Offshore Wind Farm Project

Oct 17, 2023

Denmark-based global offshore wind developer Ørsted is set to divest a 50% stake in its offshore wind farm project in Taiwan and has signed an exclusivity agreement with a Taiwanese insurance company and its affiliate, following a competitive divestment process…

Fugro Boosts Offshore Wind Service Capabilities in Taiwan with New Geotechnical Lab

Oct 17, 2023

Offshore survey services and geo-data specialist Fugro on Tuesday announced the opening of its new geotechnical testing laboratory in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Fugro said the new lab would bolster the company's capability to deliver advanced geotechnical testing for the offshore wind market…

Financing Secured for 1GW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Sep 28, 2023

Northland Power Inc. said Thursday that its Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan had met all conditions to close its 1171 billion New Taiwan Dollars long-term non-recourse green financing. This is the equivalent of around CAD 5 billion, or $3…

Taiwan Aims to Shed Dirty Power Reputation with Big Wind Push

Sep 28, 2023

One of the dirtiest and most import-dependent power sectors in Asia is on a clean-up drive. Taiwan currently imports roughly 98% of its energy sources and gets more than 80% of its electricity from fossil fuels, including around 43% from coal and 39% from natural gas…

Siem Topaz Vessel's Contract in Taiwan Extended to Q4 2024

Sep 11, 2023

The Norwegian offshore vessel Siem Offshore said Monday it had secured a contract extension for the AHTS Siem Topaz with a local client in Taiwan. The contract will start in direct continuation of the current contract, for a firm period reaching into Q4 2024…

Taiwan: Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Commercial Operation Date

Sep 08, 2023

Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has achieved commercial operation date (COD), becoming the first Round 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan to reach this milestone.The Formosa 2 offshore wind project is a joint development project by JERA (49%)…

Boskalis Installs All Foundations for Taiwan's Changfang & Xidao Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 17, 2023

Dutch marine services firm Boskalis said Monday it had completed the installation of all foundations for the 589 MW Changfang & Xidao offshore wind farm in Taiwan. 'In the last three years we installed 186 pin piles with our unique crane vessels…

Offshore Wind: Taiwan's First DP3 Heavy Lift and Installation Vessel Completed

Jun 30, 2023

The construction of the 'Green Jade' DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was completed Friday.The vessel was commissioned by the CDWE consortium consisting of Belgium's DEME Offshore and Taiwan's CSBC…

Cyan, Taya in Offshore Wind Vessel Collab in Taiwan

May 31, 2023

Singapore-based Cyan Renewables said Wednesday it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with Taiya Renewable Energy, a Taiwanese offshore wind farm development company. Under the MOU, Cyan and Taiya will collaborate to build vessel capacity…

LS Cable & System to Supply Subsea Cables for Ørsted's Giant Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

May 26, 2023

South Korea-based power cable supplier LS Cable & System on Thursday signed a subsea cable supplier agreement with offshore wind developer Ørsted for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind projects in Taiwan.The 920MW projects Changua 2b and 5…

Taiwan's Offshore Wind Industry Braves Cross-strait Risks in Clean Energy Boom

May 11, 2023

In the port city of Taichung on Taiwan's west coast, a crane hoists into place the end section of a white wind turbine tower that stands almost a hundred meters tall.The turbine will be one of 111 spinning at a multi-billion dollar offshore wind…

Siemens Gamesa Orders Konecranes Cranes for Offshore Nacelle Plant in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2023

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has ordered four electrical overhead cranes from Konecranes for its offshore nacelle plant in Taichung, Taiwan. The cranes will support the entire material handling of the site’s broadened production scope, with lifting capacities of up to 400 tons…

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