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  • 11 January 2021
    Training & Education

    Ten Taiwanese companies that are planning to become offshore wind sub-suppliers have been awarded funds to upgrade their offshore wind technologies by Ørsted and the Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC), which is managing Ørsted’s Offshore Wind Industrial Development Fund (IDF) in Taiwan. The companies will now kick off their research and development for the […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Rotech Subsea has secured a contract for a follow-up phase of sand wave clearance and seabed leveling work at an offshore wind project in Taiwan. In Q3 2020, the company mobilized its TRS2 Controlled Flow Excavation (CFE) and Suspended Jet Trenching tool, setting sail from Aberdeen to Taiwan, where the TRS2 completed a sand wave […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Training & Education

    CWind Taiwan will sponsor up to 100 Taiwanese students and local fishermen who want to participate in a Global Wind Organisation (GWO) pilot project, which will provide a general introduction into the offshore wind industry and fundamentals of the GWO working-at-height and sea survival modules. The company is organising five sessions open to individuals from […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    South Korean autonomous drone solutions provider Nearthlab has completed a turbine inspection at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. In partnership with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Formosa I Wind Power, Nearthlab performed the inspection on the wind farm’s Siemens Gamesa 6 MW wind turbines. Drone inspection has become a favorable option […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has awarded the Dutch offshore transfer equipment specialist Safeway with a contract to supply a Safeway Seagull type motion compensated gangway system for installation on the CSV Normand Baltic. This is Safeway’s first contract for HMC, and it is also the first time the Safeway Seagull system with 3D crane function […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Rotech Subsea has secured a contract for the second phase of cable trenching work at an undisclosed offshore wind project in Taiwan. Rotech said that it has also been contracted to supply an additional spread of equipment for a wholly new campaign for the same client which will run concurrently. The Aberdeen-based company completed an […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Global workforce solutions provider Airswift has formed a joint venture with Taiwan-based HR and payroll software specialist Take5People to tap into Taiwan’s burgeoning offshore wind industry. Airswift said that the joint venture will allow the company to deliver its full spectrum of services within the region with immediate effect, while accommodating local regulations and legislation. […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    IKM Subsea Singapore has won a contract to provide ROV services at an offshore wind project in Taiwan, the company’s first in the region. IKM Subsea Singapore secured the deal with Solstad and will provide ROV services onboard Solstad’s construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Baltic. The company’s Merlin WR200 Workclass ROV with toolings will carry […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    CWind Taiwan’s two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Phenom and Phoenix have commenced work on their first project in Taiwan, the company reported via social media. The 12-pax CTVs are supporting Siemens Gamesa during construction work on the Yunlin offshore wind farm. “They are the first in country to obtain the passenger ship safety certificate. […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands-based cable logistics company WIND has officially established a branch office in Taiwan. WIND’s cable crew mobilized all the handling equipment and is ready to start the first renewable storage project next week, the company said. “We are proud that our clients requested us to extend our services with a storage facility in Asia because […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has issued its second TWD denominated green bond in Taiwan to raise financing for its continuing investments in the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project. The new unsecured green senior bonds comprise a 7-year TWD 4 billion fixed-rate tranche, a 10-year TWD 3 billion fixed-rate tranche, and a 20-year TWD 8 billion […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has established a branch in Taipei, Taiwan, to support the local offshore wind market. GWS said that having a separate branch in Taiwan is part of its growth strategy and an important step to support its partners in the growing Taiwanese offshore market. Represented by Regional Manager Hans Hansen, the ambition […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Swancor Renewable Energy and Taiwan’s Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on floating offshore wind. Under the MOU, the two parties will cooperate on advancing the deployment of floating wind technology in Taiwanese waters and supporting the development of a local supply chain for floating wind. The […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan has been awarded a balance of plant (BOP) contract for the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm. The company is providing inspection and maintenance services to the 22 turbines at Formosa 1 Phase 1 and Formosa 1 Phase 2 sites, including internal and external inspections and painting. Under the contract, signed with Formosa 1 […]

  • 2 October 2020

    Vard Electro has selected Corvus Energy to supply lithium-ion battery-based Energy Storage System (ESS) for the service operations vessel (SOV) being built for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1 and 2a wind farms in Taiwan. The SOV is of VARD 4 19 design developed for the complicated and harsh environment in the Taiwan Strait. Currently under construction […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering company Ramboll has been contracted by China Steel Power Corporation to deliver the full jacket foundation design for the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 300 MW Zhong Neng is located about 20 kilometres off the west coast of Changhua County in Taiwan. The project is co-developed by China Steel Corporation (CSC) […]

  • 30 September 2020

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has held a steel cutting ceremony for Green Jade, the first Taiwan-built floating heavy-lift offshore wind installation vessel. CDWE, a joint venture of DEME Offshore and Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC, informed in April that it had initiated the contract for early works and ordering of critical packages. A few months later, the final investment […]

  • 24 September 2020

    Seacontractors’ multi-purpose vessels Sea Charlie and Sea Buffalo, chartered by Jan de Nul, have completed their first job in Taiwan at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind farm. The vessels were assisting Jan De Nul, which is responsible for the design, fabrication and installation of the foundations, the installation of the wind turbines, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has held the groundbreaking ceremony in the Port of Taichung for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. Scheduled to be operational from 2022 and onwards, the O&M base is the first of its kind that Ørsted has invested in building in Taiwan […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed a contract with Seaway 7 for an offshore wind project in Taiwan due to start in 2021. This contract marks Ampelmann’s first foray into Taiwan’s offshore wind market, and it is also the first time an Ampelmann system will be deployed for an offshore wind job in Asia. […]

  • 11 September 2020

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has secured a purchase agreement with Hitachi ABB Power Grids which will bring offshore wind transformer technology to Taiwan. Hitachi ABB Power Grids, in collaboration with Taiwan’s Shihlin Electric & Engineering Corporation (SEEC), will supply MHI Vestas with transformer technology which converts electricity to a higher, 66 kV voltage for long-range […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has appointed BNP Paribas, Cathay United Bank and CTBC Bank as Mandate Lead Arranger’s for a potential TWD denominated green bond issuance in Taiwan. The green bond, set to be issued in Q4 2020, represents Ørsted’s second green bond offering in Taiwan. Ørsted intends to issue the new green bonds for the purpose of […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Express Offshore Solutions (EOS) and Hung Hua Construction (HHC) have completed the transportation of all pin piles for Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project. The parties transported 80 pin piles from South Korea to the project site and four pin piles from Ming Rong Yuan Business in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The scope also […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has concluded a purchase agreement with the Fassmer Atech Composites Taiwan (FACT) joint venture for the local supply of spinner and nacelle covers for the upcoming offshore wind projects in Taiwan. These components will be used for the MHI Vestas turbines at the Changfang Phase 2 and Xidao, as well as the Zhong […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed crew transfer vessels (CTV) contracts to charter five ships and form a Taiwan-flagged CTV fleet for the construction work on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. These CTVs will be owned and operated by Dong Fang Offshore, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction, and Ventus […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Solstad Offshore has signed an agreement with Ørsted to deploy construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Jarl on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Normand Jarl is scheduled to begin working offshore Taiwan in the second quarter of 2021. The firm period on the contract is 15 months with options to […]