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16 July 2019 Vessels

Taiwan's CSBC Corp has launched the CSBC No. 15, the first locally-built barge for offshore wind. On its maiden voyage, the barge carried 15 large construction sections from Keelung to Kaohsiung. The barge, which meets international sailing requirements, was fully brought forward by CSBC, from the vessel design and investment to construction itself. CBSC says […]

10 July 2019 Business & Finance

UK-based JDR Cables, part of the TFKable Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Taiwan's electric wire and land cable manufacturer Taya Group to jointly develop offshore wind supply chain in Taiwan. The two companies will collaborate on localisation opportunities on future renewable energy projects in the area, with a specific focus on offshore wind. […]

9 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

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 […]

5 July 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Siemens Gamesa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Formosa Plastics Corporation for offshore wind in Taiwan. According to the company, the agreement adds up to a series of earlier agreements with local and international parties to promote a competitive supply chain. To remind, Siemens Gamesa inked the first local supply agreements in Taiwan last year by […]

3 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

MHI Vestas has signed a conditional contract with Swancor for the supply of blade materials for offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The scope of the contract covers more than 50% of the direct materials value of blade manufacturing, including carbon tow and pultrusion, resin, and bonding glue, MHI Vestas said. The agreement also includes the possibility […]

18 June 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

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 […]

17 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Jan De Nul has secured the engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) for foundations and subsea cables at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Jan De Nul Group is responsible for the design, fabrication and installation of the jacket foundations, as well as for the design, supply and installation of subsea cables […]

17 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for the supply of turbines for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Siemens Gamesa will provide 47 of its SG8.0-167 DD turbines and is in charge of the full servicing for a period of 20 years, including the provision of spare parts and tools. The firm order is subject to […]

13 June 2019 Business & Finance

Eight offshore wind majors have officially launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Association. The founding members include Ørsted, Northland Power, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), wpd offshore solutions, Macquarie Group, Swancor, Yushan Energy and the Japanese utility JERA. The association aims to bring together offshore wind companies in Taiwan to promote the long-term development of the industry, stable […]

12 June 2019 Ports & Logistics

CS Wind has ordered three offshore wind tower production lines from the Denmark-based Blaaholm for its first manufacturing facility in Taiwan. According to CS Wind, the production lines will provide a high welding capacity on a defined production area and will be optimized for existing crane capacity and height. The factory is currently being established, with […]

12 June 2019 Vessels

Hamburg-based SAL Heavy Lift has installed a Fly-Jib crane boom extension on MV Lone which will be used on an offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Fly-Jib extends the crane hook to the height of some 70 metres and can be installed to each of the main crane booms of SAL’s Type 183 vessels. With a greater […]

10 June 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Taiwan Offshore Windfarm Service Corp. (TOWSC) has entered into a collaboration agreement with UK manning services provider ERSG covering offshore wind-related business in Taiwan. Both parties target the manning services from construction, commissioning, to operation and maintenance (O&M) stages for offshore wind farm projects in Taiwan. At the same time, both parties also agree to […]

10 June 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the Kaohsiung Marine Technology Industrial Innovation zone in Taiwan which will comprise an offshore wind training center. The training center will provide offshore wind GWO training for which Maersk Training and the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) signed an agreement in February. According to Maersk, besides training technicians […]

13 May 2019 Vessels

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 […]

8 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Training & Education

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 […]

1 May 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has appointed Matt Bowden as the new Area Manager in Taiwan with the aim to strengthen its local business presence. Bowden is based in Taipei and will act as the key representative for SBO in Taiwan, providing strategic leadership in business development, sales & marketing and operations both locally and in other […]

30 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on 30 January 2019. […]

29 April 2019 Vessels

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 […]

24 April 2019 Business & Finance

Danish engineering consulting group COWI has opened a branch office in Taipei to accommodate ongoing and recently won offshore wind projects in Taiwan, and to grow its wind business in the region. “The appetite for wind energy and more specifically offshore wind farms has been increasing exponentially especially in East and South East Asia,'' Jan Rønberg, COWI's Senior […]

15 April 2019 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

8 April 2019 Vessels

Two Taiwan government agencies are considering making the use of Republic of China (ROC) flag vessels mandatory for certain offshore wind farm construction activities, according to Asia Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The Bureau of Energy (BOE) in Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs is expected to convene a meeting of developers, contractors and vessel operators later […]

14 March 2019 Business & Finance

Germany's EnBW has launched a subsidiary in Taiwan, which is said to represent its official entry into the Asia-Pacific energy market. Based in Taipei, EnBW Asia-Pacific Ltd. is expected to allow EnBW to find a bigger arena for renewable energy in order to expand its development. EnBW said it plans to share its experience by participating […]

13 March 2019 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

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 […]

12 March 2019 Business & Finance

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) Ltd has established a branch in Taiwan with an aim to support the offshore wind sector in the region. The new branch is located in Taipei and will be managed by SMC's Operations Director and Taiwan Regional Manager, Dean Coates. “We are extremely pleased to reach what is yet another significant milestone […]

11 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with a contract for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm is located some 6 kilometres off the southwest coast of Taiwan and will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD machines. The installation will be […]

6 March 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

SMC has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of its deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Seajacks Zaratan will be utilised as an installation vessel in the coming months for construction of the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. The installation works are scheduled to start in the second […]