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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    German wind and solar specialist wpd has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with a company from Taiwan’s semiconductor industry for over 1 GW of wind capacity, with around half of it coming from offshore wind. This is the largest green CPPA in Asia, according to wpd, which has not revealed the name of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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, […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    The world’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has increased its full-year operating profit (EBITDA) guidance and gross investment guidance following the release of the results for the second quarter of the Fiscal Year 2022. The company’s EBITDA for the first half of the year amounted to DKK 13.044 billion (EUR 1.75 billion), in line with […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted reported DKK 3 billion (EUR 402.7 million) net profit in the first quarter of 2018, a 150% spike compared to the same period last year, largely due to a strong performance of operating wind farms in the UK.

  • 3 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), one of the largest ocean shipping companies in the world, and Scotland’s Flotation Energy plc. have agreed to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2 GW portfolio of offshore floating wind projects in Japan being developed by Flotation Energy (Japan) Co. Ltd., […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has recorded DKK 5.7 billion (EUR 766 million) net profit in the first quarter of 2022, a 257 per cent increase compared to a DKK 1.6 billion net profit reported for the same period a year earlier. The operating profit (EBITDA) for the quarter totalled DKK 9.4 billion, an […]

  • 3 August 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of July 2020. Blade Crashes Into Apollo’s Gangway Offshore Belgium A blade from one of SeaMade’s wind turbines collided with the gangway on DEME Group’s jack-up Apollo at the beginning of July, after which the gangway detached from the vessel and fell into the […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has inaugurated the Ørsted Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Hub in the Port of Taichung, Taiwan. The O&M hub is the first operations facility with green design and the largest in terms of size and offshore service capacity in the Asia-Pacific region, the world’s leading offshore wind farm developer said. It’s […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted reported a 74% jump in wind power division’s operating profit (EBITDA) in 2017, largely due to farm-downs of 50% of the Walney Extension and the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farms.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is planning a world-first attempt to support coral reefs by growing corals on offshore wind turbine foundations. Together with Taiwanese partners, the company will test the concept in the tropical waters of Taiwan this summer. The aims are to determine whether corals can be successfully grown on offshore wind turbine foundations and to evaluate […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Delegates from the Taiwan Power Company (TPC) have visited Specialist Marine Consultants at their head office in Hunmanby, UK, to discuss offshore wind as TPC wishes to accelerate their activities in the Taiwanese offshore wind market.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwanese state-owned utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) plans to install 1,800 megawatts of offshore wind power capacity in the next 15 years, according to local media. Taipower has identified Fangyuan, Changhua County, as the hub where works on the first offshore wind farm are planned to start in 2018. The wind farm is planned to be situated 8 km […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind has received approval for its Industrial Relevance Plan from the Taiwanese government after two years of negotiations. Hai Long stated it will now continue working with the government, local suppliers and main contractors CDWE and Siemens Gamesa on the delivery of the localization plan. “We are deeply gratified to have heard […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    By 2035, Taiwan will become the largest offshore wind market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region after China, with 15 GW of capacity estimated to be added by that time, according to GlobalData. “Taiwan offshore wind market is poised to witness multifold expansion to reduce its reliance on fossil fuel generation and build a cleaner sustainable […]