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  • 3 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    116 out of 165 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines have been installed at Hornsea Two, soon to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world, Ørsted said. 142 inter-array cables have also been installed at the site some 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, the UK. As reported earlier, both offshore substation topsides […]

  • 27 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the construction site of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project, being built by Ørsted in the Taiwan Strait, some 35 to 50 kilometres off the coast of Changhua County. According to earlier information, Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir, which recently installed the two jackets […]

  • 3 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind nacelle assembly facility in Taichung, Taiwan has assembled its first nacelle. This marks the first time a Siemens Gamesa offshore turbine nacelle has been assembled outside Europe. The construction work on Siemens Gamesa’s assembly facility in Taichung Harbor started in March 2020. The parcel of land being developed in Taiwan measures […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction is in full swing at Ørsted’s 900 MW Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm off Changhua County, Taiwan. The second of the two offshore substation jacket foundations has now been installed at the site. The first substation jacket was installed by Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir in early May. Ørsted has also […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team working at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms off Taiwan has completed power-on tests on the project’s second offshore substation (OSS). According to the developer’s social media update, the testing was completed on 1 January, following the same work done on the first offshore substation in mid-December 2021. During […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning team of Ørsted and Keppel Offshore & Marine has ”black started” one of the two offshore substations at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms off Taiwan. This allowed for all the low voltage and utility systems onboard the platform to be powered up and to check that the power equipment remained […]

  • 9 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy-lift vessel Aegir has installed the two substation topsides at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms offshore Taiwan. Manufactured in Singapore by Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, the two topsides are the first-ever to be installed in Taiwan’s waters. ”Installation for our Greater Changhua 1&2a project goes on. […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Vessels

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Ta Tong Marine have launched the first-ever Taiwan-flagged service operations vessel (SOV), chartered by Ørsted for its Greater Changhua offshore wind farms. The vessel, informally named TSS Pioneer, is being built by Vard at its Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam, from where it will be delivered early next year to […]

  • 27 December 2021
    Vessels

    Seajacks UK Limited has signed a contract with Van Oord for the charter of the wind farm installation vessel Seajacks Scylla. Currently employed through 2022 in Taiwan, Seajacks Scylla will move to Europe upon completion of its existing turbine installation contract with Ørsted on the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm. Arnoud Kuis, […]

  • 2 November 2021

    Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) has completed the first 100 per cent made-in-Taiwan wind turbine jacket foundation for the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms, Ørsted said. The jacket foundation, which has passed all inspections, signified a landmark milestone for Ørsted in Asia Pacific in building local capabilities from zero experience […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The topsides for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore substations have set sail from Singapore to the installation site in the Taiwan Strait, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd said. Keppel O&M is in charge of the engineering, procurement, and construction of the two 600 MW unmanned offshore wind farm substations, which comprise the topside […]

  • 29 September 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Singapore-based Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has completed the construction of two offshore substations for Ørsted which will be deployed at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The detailed engineering, procurement, and construction for the two 600 MW unmanned offshore wind farm substations, which comprise the […]

  • 2 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Global Wind Service Taiwan (GWS) with the pre-assembly scope for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The 900 MW project is developed by Ørsted and is the first large-scale, far-offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The project’s 111 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines will be assembled […]

  • 18 June 2021
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a contract with MENCK for the delivery of two of the world’s largest hammers to support their activities on offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The contract includes the delivery and operation of the MENCK MHU 4400S hydraulic hammers and the newly developed MENCK underwater Noise Reduction Unit, MNRU, and a […]

  • 30 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, has signed a global framework agreement with Ørsted to potentially undertake future offshore substation (OSS) projects. The agreement follows Keppel Offshore & Marine’s completion of its first project for Ørsted in Singapore in September, when the company finished construction of two offshore substations for […]

  • 17 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Swire Pacific Offshore’s platform supply vessel (PSV) Pacific Hornbill has been deployed on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan to support the ongoing construction activities. The vessel, which departed from the Port of Taichung to the project site on 16 August (according to the available AIS data), has been hired for […]

  • 14 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has inaugurated its facility for the assembly of offshore wind turbine nacelles in Taiwan, the company’s first such facility outside Europe. The official opening of the facility in Taichung, being held today (14 September), follows the completion of the assembly of the first nacelle in August. The construction work on Siemens […]

  • 22 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd’s, a wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd, has secured a contract from a renewable energy company for the construction of two offshore substation topsides worth around SGD 110 million (around EUR 71.6 million). Keppel O&M’s work scope comprises the engineering, procurement, construction, testing, and commissioning for the topside modules of the […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has selected South Korea’s Samkang M&T to manufacture and deliver the jacket foundations for the Hai Long 2b and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under the Exclusivity Capacity Agreement (ECA), Samkang M&T will produce and deliver a total of 52 jacket foundations for the two wind farms. The […]

  • 22 October 2021
    Vessels

    Dong Fang Offshore, a subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction and the largest owner and operator of dedicated wind farm support vessels in Asia Pacific, has put the first Taiwan-flagged walk-to-work (W2W) vessel into operation, after converting a construction support vessel (CSV) to better serve the offshore wind industry. Orient Constructor, which emerged after Dong Fang […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a 43 per cent increase in revenue in its Offshore segment for the third quarter and a 32 per cent increase for the first nine months of this year, both compared to the same periods of 2020. While the company’s operating profit (EBITDA) in the Offshore segment halved in the third quarter […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir has started installing jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind project site in Taiwan. The vessel is currently installing the jacket for one of the two offshore substations of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms. Aegir, which had been undergoing an upgrade at Sembcorp in Singapore […]

  • 7 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of wind turbine foundation pin piles has been installed at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm offshore Taiwan, Ørsted said. In total, 333 turbine foundation pin piles will be installed at the site located in Taiwan Strait, some 35 to 50 kilometres off Changhua County. The pin-piles will […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Ten wind turbine generator (WTG) technicians Ørsted Taiwan recently recruited have departed for training in the UK, the company reported on 5 May. The team of ten technicians, who will be on their training secondment in the UK until the end of the year, were recruited in January, when the offshore wind developer hired 22 […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is developing a solution that could potentially save the company from spending as much as EUR 403 million to repair damaged inter-array cables across up to ten of its offshore wind farms. As previously reported, Ørsted discovered an issue with Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) on the Race Bank wind farm off the UK earlier […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Floatel International has been awarded a contract for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a project, the first for the company in the offshore wind sector. Under the contract, Floatel International will provide an accommodation vessel to support construction activities on Ørsted’s offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The company said its vessel Floatel Triumph would be […]