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  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has taken final investment decision (FID) for the second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Chunan Town, Miaoli County, on Taiwan’s North-Western coast.

  • 23 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated the world’s first Service Accommodation Transfer Vessel (SATV) in Taiwan. The 35-metre Ventus Formosa will operate from Taichung. The vessel will support Siemens Gamesa’s full service agreement for the Formosa 1 offshore wind project. Penguin International built the SATV at its shipyard in Singapore and delivered it at the beginning of […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaPlanner, SeaRoc Group’s marine management system, has been selected to support the operations and maintenance phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the 10-year contract, SeaPlanner will be deployed by the O&M team to coordinate all personnel and marine logistics for the 128MW wind farm. SeaPlanner also supported the construction of […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Penguin International Ltd. has delivered the service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) for the Formosa 1 offshore wind project to a Taiwanese operator. The 35m SATV Ventus Formosa was built by the Penguin Shipyard in Singapore and designed by the UK BMT. According to Penguin, the prototype vessel is purpose-built for 12 technicians to live […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and project partners have held an inauguration ceremony for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Formosa 1 Phase 2 is an extension of the existing two-turbine Formosa 1 Phase 1 project, which was officially commissioned in April 2017. The 120MW project comprises 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed approximately 2 […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    Tekmar Energy has secured a contract with JDR Cables to provide its cable protection system (CPS) for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Tekmar will supply approximately 60 of its TekLink Mechanical Latch CPS for all of the project’s inter-array and export cables, as well as 60 hang off clamps which hold the […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Renewable Strategy Limited (RSL) has deployed computerized maintenance management software on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.

  • 1 September 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The charter of A2SEA’s M/V Torben ended on 15 August without the company’s crew being able to complete the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines at the Formosa 1 pilot project in Taiwan. The installation of the two foundations and the two turbines was initially scheduled to start in June 2016. The A2SEA project […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 20 foundation monopiles built for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard two heavy load transport vessels and are en route to Taichung port in Taiwan, Jan De Nul said. Now that these components for the offshore construction are mobilized, the actual installation operations on site can be kicked […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has posted a photo showing the first wind turbine components destined for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm lined up at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first 75m long blades, 378t nacelles and 37m long tower sections began their journey to Taiwan from Aalborg, Denmark, and Cuxhaven, Germany, on board three vessels. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, has reached financial close.

  • 13 August 2020
    Vessels

    Ventus Marine has taken delivery of crew transfer vessel (CTV) Ventus Lugang which will service the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Ventus Lugang was delivered on 1 August at the Port of Kaohsiung and will join its sisters CTV Ventus Beigang and service accommodation transfer vessel (SATV) Ventus Formosa as the primary fleet […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s first two offshore wind turbines, set up as the first phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, are reportedly set to enter operations in May.

  • 9 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. To remind, jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan installed the first turbine at the project site 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait in July. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 project has entered the construction phase following a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan’s Miaoli County over the past weekend. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait. The project is owned by Formosa I Wind […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has won a contract for the design, procurement and installation of the wind turbine foundations for the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan.

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Tekmar Energy has supplied its TEKLINK Cable Protection System (CPS) to protect the underwater power cables as they enter the wind turbine foundations on the Formosa 1 Phase 1 project, the first offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

  • 20 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The construction of a Service Accommodation Transfer Vessel (SATV) and a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) which will service the Formosa 1 wind farm in Taiwan is well underway, BMT, the designer of the vessels, said. BMT has partnered with the Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International (PSI) for the 36m SATV and the 26m CTV. The keel […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Palfinger Marine today informed it had entered the Asian offshore wind crane market for the first time with two PF 8000 fixed boom type platform cranes delivered to Taiwanese company Fortune Electric Co., Ltd. The cranes will be mounted on transition pieces in the building yard in Shanghai and then delivered to Taiwan, where they will […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SMC has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of its deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Seajacks Zaratan will be utilised as an installation vessel in the coming months for construction of the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. The installation works are scheduled to start in the second […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    EDS HV has completed electrical safety commissioning and consultancy work at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. EDS HV stated it had provided skills to the local people enabling them to safely and efficiently run their high-voltage network. The safety rules were adapted and translated from English to Mandarin, before being […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MECAL, founding member of Wind Minds, has announced the signature of a Framework Agreement with Swancor Ltd. regarding the provision of its services for Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.  Formosa 1 OWF is expected to be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm with installed capacity of approximately 130 MW. MECAL has provided consultancy services to […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Transition pieces and monopiles for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm have started arriving at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. And so have the vessels that will install the 20 monopile foundations and the wind turbines at the site in the Taiwan Strait, Ørsted, one of the owners of the 120MW wind farm, said. Seaway […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has been awarded a contract to provide marine coordination services to Siemens Gamesa across the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The Formosa 1 Phase 2 project will comprise 20 6MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines and is an extension to the already operating 8MW Formosa 1 Phase […]