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  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    FairWind has signed a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa to collaborate on turbine pre-assembly for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Under the agreement, FairWind will hire and train Taiwanese technicians to prepare them for the pre-assembly operations, which are scheduled to begin in the spring this year. The training […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations has kicked off at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation began in early June, a spokesperson from COWI, who designed all the steelwork for the 20 monopiles and transition pieces, told Offshore WIND. Seaway Yudin is installing the foundations, which comprise monopiles produced by Germany’s EEW SPC and transition pieces manufactured by […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of joint control over Formosa I offshore wind project in Taiwan by Macquarie, Ørsted, Swancor, and Japan’s utility JERA. Formosa 1 is currently a joint venture between Ørsted (35% ownership), Taiwanese developer Swancor Renewable (15%), and Macquarie Capital (50%). As reported, JERA agreed […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA has signed a contract to install two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines on the Taiwanese project Formosa 1, developed by Swancor/Formosa Wind Power CO., Ltd. The foundations and turbines will be installed from June 2016 by the vessel M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE. A2SEA will be responsible for ship management […]

  • 6 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swancor Renewable Energy (SRE) has partnered with Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology, Yeong Guan Energy, and J&V Energy Technology to establish a consortium named ‘Taiwan Team’, which will develop two wind farms off the Taiwanese coast: one with turbines installed on bottom-fixed foundations and one using floating wind technology. The Taiwan Team will focus on […]

  • 13 May 2019

    The self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan has arrived in Taichung, Taiwan, where the vessel will transport and install wind turbines on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 turbines on the wind farm in the Taiwan Strait in what is the first renewables contract for Seajacks outside Europe. The turbine components have already […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Swancor Renewable Energy and Taiwan’s Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on floating offshore wind. Under the MOU, the two parties will cooperate on advancing the deployment of floating wind technology in Taiwanese waters and supporting the development of a local supply chain for floating wind. The […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan is set to return to Formosa 1 offshore wind farm this spring to deliver Inspection, Maintenance and Repair services. The company will deploy its technician team and a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to carry out the work on 22 of the Taiwanese wind farm’s turbines. Formosa 1 started commercial operation on 27 December […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    First Subsea has delivered beach landing cable protection systems for three export cables at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. First Subsea secured a contract in February for the three 250m long systems, which it delivered to Jan De Nul at the end of March. According to the Lancaster-based company, the protection systems were designed […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s cable-laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh has completed the installation of the export cables on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Under the EPCI contract, Jan De Nul installed 17 inter-array and three export cables at the 120MW offshore wind farm. According to the company, at the beach landing, the […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jumbo has completed the transport of all transition pieces for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm from Thailand to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. Jumbo Kinetic transported the 20 transition pieces in three shipments from CUEL Limited’s yard in Laem Chabang in Thailand to the Taichung Port. Additionally, Jumbo coordinated the fabrication of 12 grillages which act […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    CWind Taiwan has secured two crew transfer vessel (CTV) charters for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. CWind Taiwan secured a 90-day extension with Formosa Offshore Wind for the Taiwan-flagged Ocean Surveyor 3 in support of the project’s ongoing phase 1 maintenance requirements. The second contract was secured with Jan De Nul for […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) to establish a logistics hub at the Taichung Port for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project.

  • 9 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has generated its first power. According to Ørsted, 10 out of 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the project site, while six units began generating power. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through a power generation test which takes 10 to 14 days […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, has reached financial close.

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SMC has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of its deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Seajacks Zaratan will be utilised as an installation vessel in the coming months for construction of the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. The installation works are scheduled to start in the second […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    EDS HV has completed electrical safety commissioning and consultancy work at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. EDS HV stated it had provided skills to the local people enabling them to safely and efficiently run their high-voltage network. The safety rules were adapted and translated from English to Mandarin, before being […]

  • 27 November 2019

    Singapore-based PSA Marine and its Taiwanese partner, Ta Tong Marine, have formed a joint venture company, Ventus Marine, to service a long-term contract awarded by Siemens Gamesa for the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The charter commenced on 1 November and is served by a 26-metre, 12-pax CTV Ventus Beigang. Ventus Beigang is […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MECAL, founding member of Wind Minds, has announced the signature of a Framework Agreement with Swancor Ltd. regarding the provision of its services for Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.  Formosa 1 OWF is expected to be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm with installed capacity of approximately 130 MW. MECAL has provided consultancy services to […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Two Siemens 4MW turbines were installed off Taiwanese coast in October, representing the completion of the first phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, which is set to comprise 32 turbines by 2019.  Both the foundations and turbines were installed by using the vessel M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE Offshore […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The installation of inter-array cables at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan is scheduled to begin in June. Jan De Nul’s cable laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh will carry out the installation of 20 cables at the project site from 1 June to 30 September. The Luxembourg-based company is in charge of the design, procurement and […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan is on its way to Vlissingen in the Netherlands to undergo mobilisation in preparation for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Seajacks Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines on the 120MW wind farm in the Taiwan Strait. This is the first renewables contract for […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Toho Gas, and Hokuriku Electric Power Company have agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Formosa I International Investment from Macquarie’s Green Investment Group in order to participate in Taiwan’s offshore wind power business. This will mark the first investment made into the offshore wind power generation space […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dropsafe has secured a contract to provide its Net dropped object prevention system for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The system has already been installed on six out of the 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 128MW offshore wind project. The design, made of SUS 316 Japanese stainless-steel, has been installed between the […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Correll Services Ltd has secured a contract to provide subsea and land cable termination and testing works on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The contract has been awarded by Formosa 1 project turnkey contractor Jan De Nul Group. Correll Services – a specialist in high voltage, low voltage and fibre […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waves Group is currently providing marine warranty surveyor services at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The UK-based company is in charge of providing the marine warranty surveyor services for the installation of turbines, foundations, and infield and export cables. According to Waves Group, the contract began in October last year and will […]