Taiwan News


Offshore Accommodation Firm Floatel Bags First Offshore Wind Assignment

May 27, 2021

Floatel International, a company providing offshore accommodation services to the international oil and gas industry, has won its first offshore wind assignment.'The company is proud and honored to announce that the Group has been awarded its first offshore wind farm contract,' Floatel, the owner of a fleet of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, said Thursday.Under the contract, Floatel will support…

Chevron Books Floatel Rig for Anchor Field Services

Jun 08, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron has hired Floatel International's offshore accommodation rig for services at its Anchor field development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Floatel said Tuesday that it would deploy its Floatel Triumph rig for the job. It did not share the financial details…

Floatel Nets Another Asia Pacific Gig for Floatel Triumph

Jun 01, 2021

Floatel International, an offshore accommodation services provider, has won a contract for one of its accommodation rigs in the Asia Pacific region.Floatel, which said Tuesday that the contract was for the Floatel Triumph accommodation rig, did not disclose the identity of the client…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Brings in $151M in Offshore Wind Contracts

May 28, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said Friday it had over the previous two months signed three new turbine transport and installation contracts with a combined value of up to 124 million euros ($151 million)…

As Iran Eyes End of Oil Export Sanctions, will Former Asia Clients Buy?

May 21, 2021

As Iran gears up to resume oil exports once the United States lifts trade sanctions, former key clients in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan say they'll wait for the U.S. green light before investigating terms under which they might buy Iran's oil again…

Oil Hits $70 for the First Time since March

May 18, 2021

Oil rose on Tuesday to hit $70 a barrel for the first time since March, as expectations of demand recovery following reopenings of the European and U.S. economies offset concern over spreading coronavirus cases in Asia.The British economy reopened on Monday…

Ørsted Hires Global Maritime for Offshore Wind Services in Taiwan

May 13, 2021

Offshore services provider Global Maritime has won a contract with offshore wind developer Ørsted in Taiwan.Global Maritime Singapore will provide of Marine Warranty Services from Orsted Taiwan Limited, in support of the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms WTG installation scope of work…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Sends Another Jack-Up to APAC, as Siemens Gamesa Extends Brave Tern Charter

May 06, 2021

Offshore wind installation contractor Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said Thursday it would send another jack-up to the Asia Pacific region to fulfill its contractual obligation in the area, as the wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable has extended…

Siemens Gamesa to Deliver Wind Turbines for Full 1,044 MW Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

May 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured, subject to final contract awards, more work in Taiwanese offshore wind space.The company was back in November 2019 announced as a preferred supplier of offshore wind turbines for Hai Long 2A (300 MW) project…

PanGeo Subsea Delivers Sub Bottom Imager for Formosa 2 Depth of Burial Survey

May 03, 2021

Sub-Seabed 3D Acoustic Imaging Technology Enters Taiwan Market to Support Jan De Nul’s Offshore Wind Farm DevelopmentsPanGeo Subsea introduced its patented Sub-Bottom Imager (SBI) to Taiwan to deliver sub-seabed imaging for Jan de Nul, in support of Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project…

Total Enters a 640 MW Offshore Wind Project Under Construction in Taiwan

Apr 29, 2021

Total signed an agreement with wpd to acquire a 23% interest in Yunlin Holding GmbH, the owner of Yunlin offshore wind farm located off the coast of Taiwan, around 200 km southwest of Taipei. The project, currently under construction, represents…

Clean Crude? Oil Companies use Offsets to Claim Green Barrels

Apr 16, 2021

In January, Occidental Petroleum announced it had accomplished something no oil company had done before: It sold a shipload of crude that it said was 100% carbon-neutral.While the two-million-barrel cargo to India was destined to produce more…

MMA Offshore, Worley Team Up to Service Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Apr 15, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore and its compatriot Worley, an engineering and construction services company, are teaming up in pursuing opportunities in the offshore wind sector in Taiwan.'The collaboration is an exciting development…

Siemens Gamesa Receives First Firm Order for Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Mar 31, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received its first firm order for its giant 14MW offshore wind turbine.The order, from RWE, is for the supply of 100 units of its 14MW SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine…

Ampelmann Clinches Eight New Projects in APAC

Mar 31, 2021

Dutch-based offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann has said it has recently secured five contracts covering eight projects in the Asia Pacific. Five of the eight are in the renewables space.'All contracts were signed in Q1 of 2021 and consist…

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