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Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel Zaratan has departed for Taiwan ready to begin installation of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project. Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 turbines on the 120MW wind farm in the Taiwan Strait in what is the first renewables contract for Seajacks outside Europe. The project is located around six kilometers off […]
SeaRoc has secured a contract to supply its marine management system SeaPlanner to support the construction of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The deal comes as part of SeaRoc’s strategic partnership with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), which is delivering marine coordination services for the 120MW project. SMC will be responsible for […]
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 […]
Siemens Gamesa has started producing the blades for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The company said the blades were cast at its Aalborg factory in Denmark using Swancor resin and hardener. Siemens Gamesa won the contract to supply 20 SWT-6.0-154 turbines, which will produce a capacity of 120MW, for the project in April last […]
FairWind is sending the first group of prospective Taiwanese wind turbine technicians to Europe this month to train at European Wind Academy ahead of their deployment on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind power project. Under the terms of a Letter of Intent signed between FairWind and Siemens Gamesa to collaborate on pre-assembly work for the […]
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 […]
Njord Offshore Ltd has secured a contract to manage a new purpose-built service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) for Siemens Gamesa at the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.
The Thailand-based oil & gas company CUEL Limited has secured a contract with Jan De Nul for the fabrication and supply of 20 transition pieces for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project in Taiwan, marking its first offshore wind contract.
EEW SPC and Jan de Nul have signed a contract for the production of 20 monopile foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
UK-based JDR Cable Systems has been selected by Jan De Nul Group to manufacture and supply inter-array, export and land cables for Taiwan’s Formosa 1 development.
Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, has reached financial close.
Ørsted has taken final investment decision (FID) for the second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Chunan Town, Miaoli County, on Taiwan’s North-Western coast.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been contracted to supply an additional 120MW of capacity for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, with the installation of the 20 SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines scheduled to start in 2019.
UK-based Tekmar Energy has supplied its TEKLINK Cable Protection System (CPS) to protect the underwater power cables as they enter the wind turbine foundations on the Formosa 1 Phase 1 project, the first offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Taiwan’s first two offshore wind turbines, set up as the first phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, are reportedly set to enter operations in May.
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of joint control over Formosa 1 International Investment of Taiwan by DONG Energy, Australia’s Macquarie and Swancor Holding of Taiwan.
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 […]
IHC IQIP today informed its S-2000 Hydrohammer was used to install two monopiles for the first two Formosa 1 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan. The company delivered the S-2000 Hydroammer with a 5.5m pile sleeve to Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, which carried out the installation of foundations for the project, developed by Swancor/Formosa Wind Power […]
Taiwan is actively developing offshore wind power, which will be an important factor in transforming the country’s overall energy structure, Premier Lin Chuan said during a tour of the recently constructed 8MW Formosa One offshore wind farm off Miaoli County. The nation’s first two offshore wind turbines, just completed in October, show that Taiwan has entered a […]
The charter of A2SEA’s M/V Torben ended on 15 August without the company’s crew being able to complete the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines at the Formosa 1 pilot project in Taiwan. The installation of the two foundations and the two turbines was initially scheduled to start in June 2016. The A2SEA project […]
Palfinger Marine today informed it had entered the Asian offshore wind crane market for the first time with two PF 8000 fixed boom type platform cranes delivered to Taiwanese company Fortune Electric Co., Ltd. The cranes will be mounted on transition pieces in the building yard in Shanghai and then delivered to Taiwan, where they will […]
A2SEA is currently planning the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines on the Taiwanese project Formosa 1, scheduled to start in June 2016. The foundations and turbines will be installed by M/V Torben, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine. A2SEA is operating the vessel under a bareboat charter with a team of A2SEA crew. […]
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 […]
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