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  • 2 February 2024
    Vessels

    Seaway7 is saying goodbye to Seaway Yudin, one of the company’s founding vessels and one of the first vessels of its size to serve the offshore wind industry, having entered the offshore wind construction market in 2009. In a social media post published on 2 February, Seaway7 said that the company said farewell to the […]

  • 12 January 2024
    Business development, Industry, Research & Development

    Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has released a draft version of a bill that would streamline the offshore wind development process and get new sources of affordable clean energy on the grid. Senator Whitehouse requests feedback on his bill from all stakeholders, including federal, state, and local agencies, industries, developers, and communities. The Senator released […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The ATLANTIS project, led by INESC TEC, with the participation of EDP NEW and the support of other technological partners, has completed the first round of tests with autonomous robots on a floating offshore wind platform in Portugal. The demonstration took place at Ocean Winds’ WindFloat Atlantic, the world’s first semi-submersible floating offshore wind farm, […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and EDF Renewables have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on offshore wind and green hydrogen business development. With this MoU, both partners agree to collaborate and bring together their respective and complementary knowledge and experience in offshore wind energy as well as in green hydrogen solutions. “As […]

  • 2 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Mammoet-Giant Taiwan, a joint venture between the Dutch company Mammoet and Taiwanese Giant Heavy Machinery Service, has been picked by Ørsted Taiwan to provide essential support for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms. The joint venture has been entrusted with the marshalling and lifting activities for 66 suction bucket jackets. […]

  • 1 September 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    This summer, the developers of the Sunrise Wind (Ørsted and Eversource) and Empire Wind 1 & 2 and Beacon Wind projects (Equinor and BP) filed petitions with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), seeking price adjustments to their contracts with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In response to […]

  • 8 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved the in-principle financing of the 2.5 GW Baltica offshore wind project in Poland, being developed by PGE Group and Ørsted. The project has two stages, the 1.5 GW Baltica 2 and the 1 GW Baltica 3, planned to be commissioned by the end of 2027 and by the […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    JERA has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind NV from Belgium’s Virya Energy. The initial agreement between JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, and Virya Energy was signed in March this year. The transaction, which JERA said marks a significant milestone for the company and Parkwind and signals […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan has been awarded a balance of plant (BOP) contract for the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm. The company is providing inspection and maintenance services to the 22 turbines at Formosa 1 Phase 1 and Formosa 1 Phase 2 sites, including internal and external inspections and painting. Under the contract, signed with Formosa 1 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan is set to return to Formosa 1 offshore wind farm this spring to deliver Inspection, Maintenance and Repair services. The company will deploy its technician team and a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to carry out the work on 22 of the Taiwanese wind farm’s turbines. Formosa 1 started commercial operation on 27 December […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Two Siemens 4MW turbines were installed off Taiwanese coast in October, representing the completion of the first phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, which is set to comprise 32 turbines by 2019.  Both the foundations and turbines were installed by using the vessel M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE Offshore […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Correll Services has completed the subsea and land cable termination and testing works at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Correll Services was in charge of project documentation, export cable (HV & FO) jointing at the TJB and OSS, array cable terminations (HV & FO) on 22 assets, and post-installation testing from […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ventus Marine’s service accommodation transfer vessel (SATV) Ventus Formosa has begun its charter on the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The joint venture of PSA Marine and its Taiwanese partner Ta Tong Marine Group took delivery of the 36-meter purpose-built SATV earlier this year. Ventus Formosa is in charge of providing operations and […]