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  • 25 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project was officially inaugurated at an event in the Port of Taichung, Taiwan, on 25 April 2024. With a total installed capacity of 900 MW, the project is in operation and fully connected to the grid, making it the largest in Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific region, said […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Operations & Maintenance

    In February 2024, Global Maritime completed its task of providing marine warranty services (MWS) for the installation of 111 wind turbines on Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Ørsted awarded the MWS contract to Global Maritime Singapore in March 2021. The Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project is […]

  • 9 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Ørsted has appointed energy and marine consultancy, ABL, to provide marine warranty survey services (MWS) for the offshore transportation and installation (T&I) of wind turbines and cables package for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. ABL’s scope of work includes reviewing, surveying, and approving all operations relating to the transportation […]

  • 3 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms have achieved first power and been connected to the Taiwanese national grid. Offshore construction at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 and 2a commenced in the summer of 2021 with the installation of the first wind […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines have been installed at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan, according to an update shared on social media by Per Mejnert Kristensen, President of Ørsted Asia Pacific. Offshore construction on the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms started in the summer of […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    107 out of 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines have been installed at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm site in Taiwan, with nearly 85 per cent of them connected to the national grid. Offshore construction on the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a project started in the summer of 2021. […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Norway’s Glamox has secured three separate orders for LED lighting for the turbine foundation transition pieces for offshore wind farms in Taiwan and South Korea. SK Oceanplant awarded Glamox a contract to provide 468 linear Glamox TL60-1200 LED luminaries and 52 Glamox RLX80 floodlights to light 52 transition pieces at the 1,044 MW Hai Long […]

  • 1 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom

    Ørsted has 6.7 GW of offshore wind under construction in 2024 across several projects worldwide, more than ever before in the company’s history, according to a recent newsletter from the global offshore wind developer. The capacity the company has under construction this year is significantly contributed by the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the […]

  • 24 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Guo Feng, an offshore wind project being developed by Iberdrola in Taiwan, has received the preliminary approval of its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The Guo Feng offshore wind project is located at the intersection of Changhua and Penghu waters, with 36 kilometres to the nearest distance to shore. First revealed in 2021, the total installation […]

  • 30 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    James Fisher and Sons plc (James Fisher) has been awarded a contract for the provision of high voltage (HV) specialist personnel and HV safety management services at the 298 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the contract, worth over GBP 1 million (approximately EUR 1.17 million), James Fisher’s renewables team will securely […]

  • 4 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The final jacket foundation has been installed at the 298 MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan, according to a social media post by Joris Hol, CEO of Zhong Neng and Fengmiao phase I Offshore Wind Farm at Copenhagen Offshore Partners. The Zhong Neng offshore wind farm, being built by a joint venture between […]

  • 5 June 2024
    Vessels

    The first of Cadeler’s M-class wind turbine installation vessels, Wind Maker, has been launched at Hanwha Ocean’s shipyard in South Korea. Eneti, which merged with Cadeler last year, placed an order with Hanwha Ocean, formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, for two Gusto MSC NG16000X jack-up vessels in 2021. The vessel, designed by Gusto MSC, […]

  • 1 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    Offshore ship-owning group Atlantic Oceanic (UK) has acquired an advanced DP2 multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) as part of its ongoing fleet growth programme. The vessel, named Atlantic Spirit and previously known as Tek-Ocean Spirit, is an 87-metre-long specialist MPSV equipped with a DP2 dynamic positioning system and a 65-tonne active heave compensation (AHC) high lift […]

  • 15 January 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Huan Ya offshore wind project, being developed by Taiya Renewable Energy, has received preliminary approval of its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The Huan Ya offshore wind project will be located off the coast of Zhunan Township, Houlong Township, and Tongxiao Township in Miaoli County, Taiwan. The wind farm’s surface area is about 74.08 square […]

  • 21 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    OEG Energy Group (OEG) has revealed that Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) and Fern Communications (Fern), both OEG Renewables businesses, have been contracted to deliver a turnkey marine coordination solution to the 1 GW Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The turnkey contract will be for the duration of the installation and commissioning works and […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has completed the first local hub-nacelle assembly and testing of the V174 offshore wind turbine nacelle at its factory in Taichung Port, Taiwan. Following the complete local assembly of hub components in 2023, Vestas has, for the first time, accomplished the merging and testing of nacelles and hubs in Taiwan, […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Palfinger has signed a contract to deliver an equipment package for two substations at the 1,044 MW Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The substations will be equipped with two stiff boom cranes with an outreach of 26 metres, four life raft davits and four fixed boom cranes, with the latter to be used […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Korea Heavy Pipe Construction (EEW KHPC) has loaded out the first twelve pin piles for the jacket foundations that will be installed at the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The first batch of pin piles, whose load-out took place at the quayside in the port of Gwangyang on 31 January, will soon […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    Denmark-based Swire Renewable Energy (SRE) and Taiwan’s Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver operations and maintenance services in the Taiwanese offshore wind turbine industry and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region. SRE said that the signing marks a key step for both companies to establish a joint […]

  • 14 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first of 31 Vestas V174-9.5 MW wind turbines have been installed at the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The first turbine was installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern. The ship is currently located at the offshore construction site some 13 kilometres off Changhua County, according to the latest AIS […]

  • 14 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded a 15-year charter contract to Cyan Renewables for its first service operation vessel (SOV) in Asia. The contract will begin in 2026 and the SOV will be used to service 73 Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD wind turbines at the Hai Long offshore wind farms, located about 50 kilometres off the […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first of two offshore substations built for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 offshore wind projects has set sail from Vung Tau, Vietnam, and is en route to the Taiwan Strait. A consortium comprising Semco Maritime and PTSC Mechanical & Construction (PTSC M&C) is responsible for delivering the two offshore substations for […]

  • 31 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    OEG Renewables and Sojitz Machinery Corporation (SOMAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer renewable service solutions to the growing offshore wind market in Japan. Under the MoU, the companies will provide pre-construction, operations and maintenance (O&M), and vessel services to offshore wind projects in Japan. “By partnering with SOMAC, a company with […]

  • 17 January 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of pin piles for the jacket foundations on Taiwan’s 1,044 MW Hai Long offshore wind farm is expected to start in March. CAPE Holland has been contracted to supply its CAPE Vibro Lifting Tools to CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE), whose vessel Green Jade will be installing the piles. CDWE signed a contract for […]

  • 20 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first offshore substation (OSS) topside has been installed at the Hai Long offshore wind farm by CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering’s (CDWE) Green Jade vessel in Taiwan. The 1,022 MW Hai Long comprises two offshore wind farms, the 532 MW Hai Long 2 and the 512 MW Hai Long 3 and is being developed in three phases as […]

  • 12 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started at the Hai Long offshore wind farm site in Taiwan with the vessel Green Jade installing pin piles for the project’s jacket foundations. The Hai Long Offshore Wind Project joint venture (Northland Power, Yushan Energy, Mitsui & Co., and Gentari) announced the official start of offshore construction on 11 April. The […]