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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 2 offshore wind farm has officially entered commercial operation, becoming the first Round 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan to achieve commercial operation date (COD). This project, owned by JERA, Green Investment Group (supported by its portfolio company Corio Generation) and Synera Renewable Energy (SRE), has entered the operations & maintenance (O&M) phase […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) said. Formosa 2 has been jointly developed by Macquarie Capital (75%) and Swancor Renewable Energy (25%). GIG will now play a role in delivering the project through its construction phase. The 376MW offshore wind project located off the coast of Miaoli […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control by JERA, Macquarie and Swancor over the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project is currently owned by Macquarie and Swancor. The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would raise no competition concerns as Formosa 2 has no activity within the European Economic […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    MMA has completed a survey work scope at Formosa 2 offshore wind project located off the coast of Taiwan. MMA reports having carried out several potential unexploded ordnance target investigations as well as 168 km of magnetometer survey line from its support DP2 vessel MMA Prestige. The 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm is […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. As for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project, SMC will work with SeaPlanner and local communications company Mercury Data Systems to deliver a comprehensive marine coordination solution. This will comprise the design, communications […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swancor has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 1 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    All 47 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines have been installed at the 376 MW Formosa 2 wind farm off the Miaoli coast in Taiwan. The last wind turbine was successfully installed on Tuesday, 31 January. The AIS data shows Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-ups Blue Tern and Bold Tern working on the wind farm at […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Singapore-based marine and offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine has landed a contract with Jan De Nul to fabricate 15 jacket foundations for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Located four kilometres offshore Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait, the 376MW Formosa 2  will be Taiwan’s largest offshore wind farm once commissioned in late […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Jan De Nul has secured the engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) for foundations and subsea cables at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Jan De Nul Group is responsible for the design, fabrication and installation of the jacket foundations, as well as for the design, supply and installation of subsea cables […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The onshore construction of the Formosa 2 offshore wind project commenced today, 8 November, with a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan. Formosa 2 will comprise 47 Siemens Gamesa 8.0 – 167 turbines mounted on jacket foundations which will be installed by Seaway 7 some 4km offshore Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. The 376MW project is expected […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul will set up a logistics and operations hub for the 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in the Port of Taichung, Taiwan. Jan De Nul and a subsidiary of the Taiwan International Port Corporation (TIPC) signed a lease and operating agreement covering a total of around 15 hectares of land. […]

  • 16 May 2023

    The Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan was inaugurated today, 16 May, at the Waipu Fishing Port in Miaoli after being fully commissioned. Located between 4 and 10 kilometres off the coast of Zhunan Township, Miaoli County, the 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan from partners Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and Swancor Renewable Energy. The project, located in Miaoli county, will consist of 47 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and construction is expected to begin in 2020. The wind […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of pin piles for the Formosa 2 jacket foundations have been offloaded at the Port of Taichung and are now waiting for installation, which is about to start soon.  Each of the pin piles – produced by EEW Korea, EEW KHPC and EEW Malaysia – is up to 78.9 metres long, has […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Group is producing the steel pipe components for the 47 jacket foundations to be installed on the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The production of the steel pipes for the jackets started in January at EEW Korea, EEW KHPC, and EEW Malaysia and is expected to be completed in October 2020. With a […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm has passed two significant construction milestones, completing the installation of twelve turbines and transmitting power to the national grid. According to Formosa 2, the offshore wind farm has now completed more than half of the foundation installations and more than a quarter of the wind turbines have been installed […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has completed the installation of the last of 188 pin piles on the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The installation was carried by the vessels Seaway Yudin and Siem Barracuda. The first batch of pin piles was manufactured and offloaded at the Port of Taichung in July 2020. Each of the […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan de Nul has contracted Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, for foundation installation works on the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The contract includes transportation, pre-piling and installation of 47 jacket foundations. Seaway 7 will be working at the Taiwanese offshore wind farm site in 2020 and […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Seajacks International has conditionally been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the transport and installation of wind turbines at the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 376MW Formosa 2, developed by Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy, will consist of 47 SG 8.0 – 167 offshore wind turbines. Installation is scheduled for […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PanGeo Subsea is working with Jan De Nul in Taiwan on a cable depth of burial survey at the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm, with PanGeo’s sub-seabed 3D acoustic imaging technology being used for the campaign. According to the subsea imaging technology company, which delivered its Sub Bottom Imager (SBI) for the work, the survey […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    First Subsea has secured a contract by Jan De Nul to provide the cable protection system for the export and inter-array cables at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The order represents First Subsea’s second cable protection system award in Taiwan and follows last year’s cooperation with Jan De Nul at the Formosa 1 […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York-based Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has entered a USD 145 million mezzanine debt agreement with AMP Capital to support the acquisition of Swancor Renewable Energy and the construction of the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. “The transaction represents our first infrastructure debt investment in Taiwan– it’s a key milestone for our business and […]