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  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has picked Global Wind Service (GWS) as a partner for the complete pre-assembly scope for the 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The offshore wind farm, also known as Parc éolien en mer de Fécamp, will feature 71 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines. The Global Wind Service’s scope […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Vessels

    CWind Taiwan, a joint venture between CWind and International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC), has acquired a new crew transfer vessel (CTV) to support the offshore wind market in Taiwan. The vessel, named CWind Pesanach, has already joined CWind Taiwan’s fleet and will be supporting an offshore wind project off the coast of Changhua county. […]

  • 30 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has decided not to submit a bid in the first auction of the Round 3 Zonal Development Phase in Taiwan, the developer announced on 30 September. “As the largest and most experienced offshore wind developer in Taiwan, we had to take stock of the limitations set by the current regulation, which in combination with […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has selected South Korea’s Samkang M&T to manufacture and deliver the jacket foundations for the Hai Long 2b and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under the Exclusivity Capacity Agreement (ECA), Samkang M&T will produce and deliver a total of 52 jacket foundations for the two wind farms. The […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Industry, Training & Education

    Ørsted has launched the Offshore Wind Industrial Development Fund in Taiwan. The program, fully funded by Ørsted with a total amount of NTD 60 million (EUR 1.76), will be managed and executed by the Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) over the next 18 months. The aim of the fund is to ensure resources […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has signed a wharf lease and a 20-year operations and maintenance (O&M) lease with the Port of Taichung in Taiwan. The leased wharfs will be upgraded and utilized for the construction of the Greater Changhua offshore wind farms, and the O&M site will serve as the O&M base for Ørsted‘s Changhua offshore wind farms […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has held the groundbreaking ceremony in the Port of Taichung for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. Scheduled to be operational from 2022 and onwards, the O&M base is the first of its kind that Ørsted has invested in building in Taiwan […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s two new offshore wind farms in Changhua County, Taiwan, have passed the preliminary review of the Environmental Protection Agency. The wind farms’ Environmental Impact Statements (EIAs) were recommended for approval by the EIA committee on 8 June, the same day Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) received the same green light for its new project. This is […]

  • 17 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Swire Pacific Offshore’s platform supply vessel (PSV) Pacific Hornbill has been deployed on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan to support the ongoing construction activities. The vessel, which departed from the Port of Taichung to the project site on 16 August (according to the available AIS data), has been hired for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2021
    Vessels

    Dong Fang Offshore, a subsidiary of Hung Hua Construction and the largest owner and operator of dedicated wind farm support vessels in Asia Pacific, has put the first Taiwan-flagged walk-to-work (W2W) vessel into operation, after converting a construction support vessel (CSV) to better serve the offshore wind industry. Orient Constructor, which emerged after Dong Fang […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for offshore for its SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The certificate confirms full compliance of the turbine design to the international wind turbine standard IECRE OD-501 and allows for immediate market implementation. The turbine will be installed in offshore wind parks worldwide […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has revised its offshore wind production forecasts after concluding that the company’s current production forecasts underestimate the negative impact of the blockage effect and the wake effect. The blockage effect arises from the wind slowing down as it approaches the wind turbines. There is an individual blockage effect for every turbine position and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. have held a christening and naming ceremony at the Port of Taichung for TSS Pioneer, the first-ever purpose-built service operation vessel (SOV) in the Asia-Pacific region. TSS Pioneer will be deployed on Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farms offshore Taiwan in the operations […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa plans to expand its nacelle assembly facility in Taichung to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers. The first project to be supported by the broader manufacturing plant will be the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project, the turbine manufacturer said. The expansion is subject to certain conditions […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a 43 per cent increase in revenue in its Offshore segment for the third quarter and a 32 per cent increase for the first nine months of this year, both compared to the same periods of 2020. While the company’s operating profit (EBITDA) in the Offshore segment halved in the third quarter […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has broken ground on what the wind turbine maker describes as ”a massive expansion of its successful offshore nacelle facility” in Taichung, Taiwan. Already the largest production facility of its kind in Taiwan, the Siemens Gamesa offshore nacelle plant will be expanded to more than triple the plot area up to 90,000 square […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed a contract with South Korea’s HSG Sungdong Shipbuilding for the supply of foundations for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b & 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Ørsted signed the contract with HSG Sungdong, worth hundreds of billions of Korean won, in the presence of the Danish Ambassador Svend Olling, Ørsted Korea […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    116 out of 165 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines have been installed at Hornsea Two, soon to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world, Ørsted said. 142 inter-array cables have also been installed at the site some 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, the UK. As reported earlier, both offshore substation topsides […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 January 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla has arrived in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan in preparation for the turbine installation work on the 900 MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms. The installation work is expected to start as soon as a favourable window opens. Seajacks Scylla will transport and install 111 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines at […]

  • 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 […]