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Transition pieces and monopiles for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm have started arriving at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. And so have the vessels that will install the 20 monopile foundations and the wind turbines at the site in the Taiwan Strait, Ørsted, one of the owners of the 120MW wind farm, said. Seaway […]
The Port of Taichung has completed renovation works on the first of the five wharves dedicated to offshore wind, the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), said. Renovation work on Wharf No. 2 was completed at the beginning of the year and the wharf is now ready to support ongoing private contractor efforts to install wind […]
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.
As announced on 5 December, Siemens Gamesa today issued more details on its new Asia Pacific office, which has been opened in Taipei, and also revealed another plan. Namely, the company is looking into setting up a manufacturing and pre-assembly site at Taiwan's Taichung port.
The Port of Taichung has been identified as the optimal port to support offshore wind farm construction works in Taiwan, according to a review carried out by the Executive Yuan and the country's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in coordination with relevant industry representatives.
Ørsted has posted a photo showing the first wind turbine components destined for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm lined up at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first 75m long blades, 378t nacelles and 37m long tower sections began their journey to Taiwan from Aalborg, Denmark, and Cuxhaven, Germany, on board three vessels. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will […]
Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) has awarded Tai-Shing Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. with the lease rights for a site at the Port of Taichung, where the company will build a factory to produce transition pieces for offshore wind turbines. TIPC announced the winner of the public tender for lease rights for around 12 Ha. at […]
On 21 July, Taipower and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) officially signed an agreement on the development of three sites at the Port of Taichung for offshore wind farm construction. Works already started on 11 June and are now well under way.
Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) and the Changhua County Government have signed an agreement to jointly construct and develop an offshore wind operations&maintenance hub at the Taichung Port.
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 […]
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 […]
Taiwanese TIPC Marine Corp. (TIPM) has collaborated with Northern Offshore Services (NOS) on training its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) crew. TIPM said the training marks the first step of the cooperation plan, under which it wants to engage CTV operation and maritime engineering services in offshore wind. This training, which was held from 12 to 22 March […]
The British Office in Taipei and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on joint co-operation in respect of the development of Taiwan’s offshore wind industry. Under this MoU, further exchange in the areas of policy, strategy, technology, operations and maintenance to promote offshore wind port and marine sector will be […]
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) to explore port services that will support the offshore wind industry in Taiwan. The collaboration will explore ways to broaden TIPC’s services and better meet the needs of Taiwan's emerging offshore wind industry, JFMS stated. TIPC is […]
Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) has launched Taiwan's first offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) at the Port of Taichung in the Changhua County.
Siemens Gamesa's Offshore CEO Andreas Nauen and Swancor's Chairman Robert Tsai have signed two agreements in Taiwan: the first one focused on bringing additional local content to Taiwan's offshore wind industry, followed by a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Formosa II offshore wind project.
Throughout the year behind us, we witnessed numerous business moves within the industry from mergers and takeovers to companies securing their positions in non-domestic markets where offshore wind is about to take off. Here, Offshore WIND is reminding of only few of the big business news from 2017.
Taiwan's Bureau of Standards, Metrology & Inspection (BSMI) informed that it has been working with the Taiwan Electric Research and Testing Center (TERTEC), Taiwan Electronics Testing Center (ETC), Metal Industries Research and Development Center and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (MIRDC) to establish certification platforms for several energy technologies, including offshore wind. The BSMI and the Metal Industries Research […]
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 […]
MHI Vestas has signed a conditional contract for the manufacture of towers in Taiwan with a partnership between with CS Wind and Chin Fong. The companies held a signing ceremony in Taipei City on 30 October.
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.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has awarded the first local supply contracts for Ørsted's Formosa 1 Phase 2 and wpd's Yunlin offshore wind projects in Taiwan.
CSBC has commenced construction of a 140m barge that will serve the offshore wind sector in Taiwan.
Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC) and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate on establishing Global Wind Organization (GWO) training center in Taichung, Taiwan.
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.