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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 […]
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 […]
The construction of a Service Accommodation Transfer Vessel (SATV) and a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) which will service the Formosa 1 wind farm in Taiwan is well underway, BMT, the designer of the vessels, said. BMT has partnered with the Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International (PSI) for the 36m SATV and the 26m CTV. The keel […]
The Formosa 1 Phase 2 project has entered the construction phase following a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan's Miaoli County over the past weekend. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait. The project is owned by Formosa I Wind […]
DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]
All 20 foundation monopiles built for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard two heavy load transport vessels and are en route to Taichung port in Taiwan, Jan De Nul said. Now that these components for the offshore construction are mobilized, the actual installation operations on site can be kicked […]
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 […]