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  • 24 February 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has received an order for a thruster solution for Boskalis’ Bokalift 2 crane vessel. According to Wärtsilä, the thruster solution will enable Boskalis to convert an existing hull into the crane vessel Bokalift 2. The order was placed in December 2019. Wärtsilä will supply four retractable steerable thrusters and thruster […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has reached financial close and the start of construction on the 589MW Changfang and Xidao wind project off the coast of Changhua County, Taiwan. The Changfang and Xidao wind farm will feature 62 MHI Vestas 9.5MW wind turbines scheduled to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2024. The wind farm […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    IHC IQIP has won a contract to provide 84 jacket pile grippers for an offshore wind project in Taiwan. The company did not disclose the name of the project; however, it did say that the jacket pile grippers will be used to install the wind farm’s 21 jacket foundations in 2020. Based on the information […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Technology

    Finland’s Pemamek has delivered two PEMA production automation lines designed for foundation pin-pile production to CSBC Corporation in Taiwan. The delivery included two extensive PEMA production automation lines that are designed to manufacture pin-piles for offshore jacket foundations. The lines have the capacity of processing pin-piles of up to 350 tons and 90 meters. In […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Steel fabricator CSBC Corporation has inaugurated its pin-pile production line at its factory near the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan. CSBC also plans to add a line for the production of transition pieces to the facility. The production line will be used to manufacture pin-piles for Ørsted’s Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm. CSBC […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has reduced the 2020 feed-in-tariff (FiT) for offshore wind by 7.6% compared to the 2019 FiT rate. The 20-year FiT for offshore wind power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed in 2020 is set at TWD 5.0946 per kW/h. The developers also have an option to receive TWD 5.8015 per kWh (EUR […]

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The mass production is expected to start in the third quarter of 2020. The factory will have an expected annual output of up to 50 jackets.

  • 21 November 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Site investigations have commenced on the Star of the South offshore wind project in Australia. Two floating LiDARs and a wave buoy were deployed this week to collect data on the wind profile and conditions in the Bass Strait for what is to be Australia’s first offshore wind farm. The wind and wave monitoring equipment […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Correll Services has secured a contract with Jan De Nul for subsea and land cable termination and testing work on the Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan. Correll Services is in charge of providing project documentation, procurement of HV & FO hardware materials, as well as export cable (HV & FO) jointing at the transition […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK-based onshore and offshore wind, wave and tidal energy companies are now exporting their products and services to 37 countries across six continents, a report published by RenewableUK shows. Using an illustrative sample of companies involved in the sector, “Export Nation” reveals that 47 UK firms signed 465 contracts worth up to GBP 53 million […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Siemens Gamesa and Yeong Guan Group have signed a conditional contract for the production of offshore wind turbine castings in Taiwan. According to Siemens Gamesa, a new factory will be built in the port of Taichung and will manufacture turbine castings for the 300MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind project. To remind, Siemens Gamesa was […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has been selected as the preferred supplier of turbines for the 300MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The agreement is subject to contract and final investment decision from project developers Northland Power Inc. and Yushan Energy. Siemens Gamesa said it will use its existing footprint and supply base in Taiwan […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has issued green senior bonds in Taiwan for the purpose of raising green financing for its investments in the local offshore wind sector. Ørsted has completed the pricing of new unsecured green senior bonds of nominal TWD 12 billion (circa EUR 342.6 million) in total comprising a 7-year TWD 4 billion fixed-rate tranche and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Vessels

    Boskalis is planning to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2 for deployment at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) two offshore wind farms in Taiwan. In July, Boskalis and Hwa Chi Construction Co established a joint venture to transport and install offshore foundations at CIP’s Changfang and the Xidao offshore wind farms. The parties will transport […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tekmar Group has signed a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of Pipeshield International from its founder Steven Howlett. Tekmar said this is its third acquisition since the admission to AIM in June last year and will continue buying offshore energy businesses with synergies that have a clear subsea technology focus. “Pipeshield is a perfect […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a nacelle assembly facility in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan. Construction is due to begin in 2020 and the nacelle assembly facility is expected to be operational in 2021. The parcel of land being developed in Taiwan measures over 30,000 square metres and will be used […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted is preparing for a potential Taiwan New Dollar (TWD) denominated green bond issuance in Taiwan towards the end of this year to finance the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects. The company has selected BNP Paribas, Bank of Taiwan, CTBC Bank, and Deutsche Bank as arrangers. In April 2019, Ørsted made the final investment decision […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has marked the completion of the first made-in-Taiwan transition piece mock-up with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation. The mock-up, fabricated by SDMS in Kaohsiung, has demonstrated that local suppliers are on track to prepare for delivery of jacket foundations for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1&2a projects, the world’s […]

  • 3 September 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news articles in the month of August 2019. Wison Unveils New Tower Concept for Deepwater Turbines Wison Offshore & Marine has launched a novel solution for installing offshore wind turbines in deep waters. Boskalis Feels Offshore Wind Crunch Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Services Corp. (TOWSC) and SeaZip have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on providing services within the offshore wind market in Taiwan. TOWSC, an offshore wind farm O&M service provider, and SeaZip, a Dutch crew transfer vessel specialist, will jointly target the provision of logistic solutions from construction and […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Vessels

    Indonesia-flagged geotechnical survey vessel Patra Offshore suffered a heavy portside list while working on an offshore wind-related project off Changhua in Taiwan on Thursday, 22 August. The vessel tilted to about 40 degrees and was taking on water, according to Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration. 40 people who were on board the ship at the time […]

  • 7 August 2019

    The construction of the offshore wind foundation production site being developed in Taiwan by the Century Bladt Foundation joint venture is going according to schedule, Bladt reported. The company said that the construction work of the 31,000m2 production facilities and the 4,000m2 administration building is well underway and on the road towards completion in the coming year. […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has awarded TECO Electric & Machinery with an EPC contract for the onshore substation of the Chang Fang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Under the deal, TECO will build the onshore substation, as well as provide the submarine cables which will transmit power from the two wind farms located offshore Changhua County in […]