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  • 18 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK Export Finance (UKEF) is providing a GBP 200 million buyer credit guarantee to help finance the Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. UK companies Seajacks and Trelleborg have already capitalized on UKEF’s support by winning export contracts with project developer Ørsted. Seajacks will ship the material needed to install the turbines and Trelleborg’s […]

  • 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 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Group has completed the production and delivered 123 pin piles for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. The production of the pin piles took place from December 2019 until the end of January 2021 at EEW KHPC in South Korea. The project was executed on time and with zero […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    CWind Taiwan has secured a contract by Van Oord to charter a survey vessel for the nearshore cable route survey at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Starting this March, CWind Taiwan will use Ocean Surveyor 3 to support Van Oord in conducting multibeam surveys of the wind farm. According […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded a Marine Warranty Services (MWS) contract to Global Maritime Singapore, which will provide the services for the wind turbine installation phase at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. “This project will expand our footprint in the growing Offshore Wind market in Asia which is a key aspect […]

  • 17 March 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine tower section built for the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm has arrived at the Port of Taichung, Taiwan, Ørsted, the developer of the project, said. This is the first of 333 tower sections in total that are being manufactured locally by the consortium of CS Wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea construction vessel Topaz Tangaroa has left the Netherlands and is on her way to Taiwan to join Van Oord’s cable laying vessel Nexus on the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project. Prior to leaving the Netherlands, Topaz Tangaroa was equipped with Van Oord’s trencher Dig-It, and a walk-to-work system. AIS data shows […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Master Builders Solutions has won the grout supply contracts for the Formosa 2, the Changfang and Xidao, and the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects in Taiwan. In total, Master Builders Solutions will be supplying MasterFlow 9500 and MasterFlow 9800 to 222 offshore foundations over the next three years. “2020 has been a […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Safeway has secured a contract with Van Oord to supply its motion-compensated gangway for subsea construction vessel Topaz Tangaroa during offshore wind work in Taiwan. The Safeway Seagull gangway system will be installed on the vessel in Rotterdam and will be deployed to transfer personnel and cargo during Van Oord’s work on the Greater Changhua […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted said that the full-scale offshore construction activities at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farms are moving full speed ahead after the developer secured all the permits and EIA approvals for the project. Ørsted will begin export and array cable laying, installation of the offshore substations and foundations in 2021, and […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dong Fang Offshore (DFO), a subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction, has bought the subsea multi-purpose vessel Pacific Constructor from Swire Pacific Offshore to strengthen its fleet serving the offshore wind sector in Taiwan, as well as in the Asia Pacific region. Pacific Constructor, renamed to Constructor 1, is on its way to Taiwan, where it […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Here are the ten most-read articles on Offshore WIND in March 2021. World’s First Floating Wind Farm Best Performer in UK With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. Offshore Wind-to-Whisky Project Launches in Scotland The power would be supplied […]

  • 16 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind brought the most revenue to Van Oord in 2020, surpassing for the first time the company’s Dredging business. Van Oord recorded EUR 632 million in revenue at its Offshore Wind business in 2020, a 10.7 per cent increase compared to EUR 571 million reported in 2019. The division’s operational results increased sharply, […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted expects an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 18 billion (EUR 2.42 billion) for 2020, which is above the latest guidance of DKK 16-17 billion. The increase in earnings is primarily of a temporary nature, Ørsted said. However, the company has also seen strong operational performance throughout the group in […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Training & Education

    Ten Taiwanese companies that are planning to become offshore wind sub-suppliers have been awarded funds to upgrade their offshore wind technologies by Ørsted and the Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC), which is managing Ørsted’s Offshore Wind Industrial Development Fund (IDF) in Taiwan. The companies will now kick off their research and development for the […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    An inter-array cable issue on several Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in the UK and Continental Europe could have a total financial impact around DKK 3 billion (around EUR 403 million) across 2021 to 2023, the company reported in its latest financial results. A cable failure was discovered during an inspection campaign at the Race Bank […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Taiwanese private equity fund Cathay PE is acquiring a 50 per cent ownership share in Ørsted’s 605 MW Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan for approximately TWD 75 billion (around EUR 2.2 billion). Under the agreements Ørsted signed with the consortium […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has awarded the Dutch offshore transfer equipment specialist Safeway with a contract to supply a Safeway Seagull type motion compensated gangway system for installation on the CSV Normand Baltic. This is Safeway’s first contract for HMC, and it is also the first time the Safeway Seagull system with 3D crane function […]

  • 12 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Teras Offshore, which was awarded a wind turbine installation contract for the Taipower Offshore Wind Project Phase II in December, will also work on the procurement and installation of wind farm’s other components. The company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ezion Holdings, will provide project management and consultancy services for the procurement, transportation and installation of […]

  • 23 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DNV has signed a USD 17.7 million (EUR 14.84 million) contract to be the Owner’s Engineer for Taipower Offshore Wind Project Phase II (Changhua Phase II) in Taiwan. The 300 MW TPC Changhua Phase II is the largest offshore wind farm being developed solely by Taiwan Power Company (Taipower). The work scope lasting into the […]

  • 28 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has commenced the turbine installation at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project after the winter break. The company’s jack-up vessel Taillevent installed the sixth Hitachi 5.2 MW turbine this week at the site located off the coast of Fangyuan in Central Western Taiwan. Taillevent erected the first of the […]