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  • 9 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy-lift vessel Aegir has installed the two substation topsides at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms offshore Taiwan. Manufactured in Singapore by Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, the two topsides are the first-ever to be installed in Taiwan’s waters. ”Installation for our Greater Changhua 1&2a project goes on. […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir has installed the first three 100 per cent made-in-Taiwan wind turbine jacket foundations at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The first batch of jacket foundations fully manufactured in Taiwan by Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) were loaded out of the Port of […]

  • 18 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has completed the final pin pile load-out for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. In July 2021, all of the 333 pin-piles that will support the wind farm’s three-legged jacket foundations were manufactured, according to Ørsted. The first units were made by Taiwanese suppliers Century Wind […]

  • 15 August 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) have loaded out the first batch of jacket foundations fully manufactured in Taiwan out of the Port of Kaohsiung. The first six jacket foundations will be transported to the 900 MW Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm in two shipments this week, Ørsted said. There, they will be […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has started the next campaign to install jacket foundations at East Anglia One wind farm offshore Suffolk, UK, with twelve of the units now already in place.

  • 9 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has secured a contract for the transport and installation of turbine foundations and the installation of offshore substations at the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects in Taiwan. HMC will utilize its vessel Aegir for the transportation and installation of 111 turbine foundations and the installation of two offshore substations at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has secured a contract by Jan De Nul for the installation of 21 jacket foundations at the Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation will be carried out by Heerema’s heavy lift vessel Aegir some 8km off the coast of Changhua county at a water depth of 18 to 28m. Offshore […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of jacket foundations at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir, chartered by Jan De Nul, was responsible for installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets at the site some 10km off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County. Earlier this […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities

    Monitoring the environment at sea in a region where waves are usually some five metres high is obviously challenging. That is what Vattenfall plans to do off the coast of the Shetland Islands in Scotland, the site of the company’s first wave-energy farm. The location for the wave energy farm was chosen because of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2012

    Nautimus, the new Scottish company, has been established by Vattenfall, with support from leading UK engineering support services firm Babcock and Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors. The company will fulfil the engineering, procurement, integration and construction (EPC) needs of wave power and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Authorities, R&D

    UK-based consultancy BVG Associates is working with the Government of Azerbaijan and the World Bank to assess Azerbaijan’s offshore wind potential. As reported, Azerbaijan recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) to cooperate on the use of offshore wind energy. BVG Associates’ work will develop a roadmap […]

  • 28 June 2012

    After one of Vattenfall’s wave measurement buoys disappeared from its anchoring place, the company had to assure the residents of the Shetland Islands that the proposed Aegir wave farm will be firmly anchored. Last year, Vattenfall deployed two buoys around 2 kilometres to the west of the south tip of Burra and one of them […]

  • 26 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The 111th and final jacket foundation has been installed at Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The jackets have been installed by Heerema Marine Contractors’ heavy lift vessel Aegir, which completed the foundation installation on Greater Changhua 2a in May and then moved on to do the same work on Greater Changhua […]

  • 27 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the construction site of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project, being built by Ørsted in the Taiwan Strait, some 35 to 50 kilometres off the coast of Changhua County. According to earlier information, Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir, which recently installed the two jackets […]

  • 11 March 2022
    Industry

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published a report, Floating Offshore wind – a Global Opportunity, that outlines how five countries could accelerate the growth of floating offshore wind. The GWEC report identifies Ireland, Italy, Morocco, the Philippines, and the US as the “chasing pack”. According to GWEC, these five countries, together with the […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has installed nine of the 21 jacket foundations at the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration offshore Taiwan. Offshore installation vessel Aegir, which Jan De Nul Group chartered from Dutch Heerema Marine Contractors, is installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets at the site some ten kilometres off the […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has begun the offshore installation activities at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The company installed the first 12 pin piles out of 44 in the first phase of the work using Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir. Forty more pin piles will be shipped from the fabrication […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    71 out of the 111 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines have been installed at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm project offshore Taiwan. In April, the first batch of turbine components was transported from the Port of Taichung, and the first turbine was installed at the site by Seajack Scylla, […]

  • 28 September 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Norwegian shipbuilder and designer Ulstein has introduced the ULSTEIN HX122 vessel design with the aim to tackle the shortage of specialised vessels needed to install the next-generation foundations. The Ulstein HX122 design features ULSTEIN X-BOW and an ultra-high-capacity crane, enabling operators and contractors to transport and install monopiles or jacket foundations up to 5,000 tonnes. […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a has been delayed to 2023, according to Ørsted’s interim report for the first half of 2022. The project was initially scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the year, but due to COVID-19-related delays, the commissioning of the wind farm is being […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem has shortlisted potential operators of three offshore transmission links – Beatrice,  Hornsea Project One, and East Anglia ONE. Five potential operators are vying for all three transmission links: Aegir Energy Transmission, a consortium of Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited and Frontier Power Limited; Core Transmission Partners, a consortium of BBGI SICAV […]