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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.
Singapore's Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield (KHMO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Taiwan-based Hung Hua Construction (HHC) to collaborate on the offshore wind sector. KHMO will provide vessels, tugboats and barges to HHC by way of a charter, sale or joint ownership and operation to be used for the transportation, delivery […]
Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) has contracted DNV GL to provide project certification training to help achieve the 5.5GW by 2025 offshore wind target. DNV GL is providing technical training to a local certification team consisting of CR Classification Society, Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) and Ship and Ocean Industries […]
Damen has cut the first steel for two new fast crew supply (FCS) vessels ordered by Hung Hua Construction (HHC) for the Taiwanese offshore wind market. The two FCS 2710 class vessels, being built at Damen Shipyards Singapore, will be named Falcon I and Falcon II. HHC will use them to support Taiwan Power Company, for which it recently […]
Renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has acted as technical advisor to a consortium of Japanese investors for the agreement to acquire a 27% stake in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. As reported earlier, Starwind Offshore GmbH, a German holding company established jointly between the Japanese companies Sojitz; JXTG Nippon Oil […]
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 […]
By Mr. Giordano Toninelli – Area Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Introduction Wind energy business has an historical background in Europe due to the high number of wind farms installed in the Old Continent, but in recent times the focus of offshore wind investments is starting to shift from Europe to Asia. Wind energy business […]
Hung Hua Construction (HHC), a Taiwanese dredging and nearshore construction company, has placed an order with Damen for two fast crew supply vessels of the latest FCS 2710 class. The two vessels, for which a contract was signed at the end of January, will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore and are scheduled for delivery […]
JDR Cable Systems (JDR) has been selected by Jan De Nul to supply subsea power cables and accessories for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Wind Farm Phase One. The project is located off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County in Central Western Taiwan. It is being developed by Taipower with a consortium of Jan […]
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 […]
Ørsted has suspended the execution of contracts with Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Century Iron and Steel Industrial (CISI) for the developer's offshore wind projects in Taiwan, Taiwanese media reports. OffshoreWIND.biz has contacted Ørsted to confirm this, with the company yet to respond. The suspended contracts were already ongoing, while for those that […]
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 […]
Principle Power The WindFloat technology is an efficient, semi-submersible platform that comprises three stabilising columns with water entrapment plates, and a system to control flow of ballast fluid between internal volumes. The system is designed to work with any commercial offshore wind turbine which is mounted on one of the three columns to minimize material requirements and reduce structural complexity. Due to its shallow draft and […]
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has opened a new regional base in Taipei in support of Taiwan’s offshore wind projects.
EGS Group has completed two geotechnical campaigns for offshore wind projects in Taiwan.
The proposed reduction in 2019 Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for offshore wind in Taiwan could potentially have a negative impact on Ørsted's localisation plans and the final investment decision for the company's first offshore projects in the country, a spokesperson for Ørsted told Offshore 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.
Jan De Nul has kicked off the onshore cable installation activities for Taiwan Power Company's Changhua offshore wind farm project.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has contracted Century Wind Power to manufacture jacket foundations for two offshore wind farms 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.
Ørsted has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Delta Electronics to build its first megawatt-size energy storage pilot system at the National Changhua University of Education (NCUE) in Taiwan.
Dutch offshore foundation manufacturer Sif and compatriot consultancy and engineering company IX Wind have established a partnership under which IX will be supporting Sif in their deployment in Taiwan from September 2018 onward.
Northland Power reported CAD 192.6 million in offshore wind sales in the second quarter of 2018, a CAD 31.9 million increase compared to the same period last year, mostly due to all turbines at the 332MW Nordsee One project producing power.
Tokio-headquartered Mitsui & Co., Ltd.has completed all necessary procedures to enter into a definitive agreement to acquire a 50% share of Yushan Energy Taiwan Co., from Singapore's Yushan Energy Co., a subsidiary of Enterprize Energy Group.
Ørsted and the Taiwanese Century Wind Power (CWP) have cut the first steel for the jacket foundation transition piece mock-up.
The Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy BV has revealed its role in the Taiwan offshore wind tender after Northland Power was announced as one of the winners.