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Offshore Wind: Taiwan's First DP3 Heavy Lift and Installation Vessel Completed

Jun 30, 2023

The construction of the 'Green Jade' DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was completed Friday.The vessel was commissioned by the CDWE consortium consisting of Belgium's DEME Offshore and Taiwan's CSBC…

World's First 16MW Offshore Wind Turbine Installed Offshore China

Jun 29, 2023

China Three Gorges Corporation said Wednesday it had installed the world's first 16MW offshore wind turbine, off the coast of Fujian, China.The news was also confirmed by the wind turbine maker Goldwind, which said: “On June 28, Goldwind successfully…

Itochu, Tokyo Gas Eye Bids for Japan's Offshore Wind Farm Auction

Jun 29, 2023

Itochu Corp, Tokyo Gas Co Ltd, and other companies are considering bidding in the second round of the Japanese government's auction of offshore wind power projects, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday. In December, Japan resumed public…

DORIS Secures Second Contract for Gray Whale 3 Floating Offshore Wind Farm in South Korea

Jun 26, 2023

Offshore engineering services firm DORIS has secured a second Front-end Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. The scope of the FEED includes the project’s full electrical and communications system to the grid connection…

Siemens Energy Shares Tumble 31% as Wind Turbine Troubles Exposed

Jun 23, 2023

Siemens Energy saw $6.3 billion wiped off its market capitalization on Friday after warning that the impact of quality problems at its Siemens Gamesa wind turbine business would be felt for years.The group scrapped its 2023 profit outlook late…

Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Partners with KOM for Offshore Projects in South Korea

Jun 15, 2023

Singapore's offshore services firm Kim Heng has via its subsidiary, Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Pte entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding with South Korea's KOMS CO. LTD. (“KOM”).Under the MoU the two companies plan to cooperate…

Copenhagen Energy's Offshore Wind Project Gets Support from W. Australia Gov't

Jun 15, 2023

Danish renewable energy firm Copenhagen Energy has received support from the Western Australia Government as it progresses plans for its Leeuwin Offshore Wind Farm project.The project has been awarded Lead Agency status by the Department of Jobs…

Will India's New Wind-energy Push Make Green Jobs Fly?

Jun 15, 2023

As a child, Nandha Kishore S.R. was fascinated by the wind turbine installed at a wind energy institute near his home in southern India and dreamt of one day operating such equipment.Years later, the engineering graduate trained at the same institute in Chennai and started working in the sector…

MOL Group Enters CTV Business with Charter Deal for Ishikari Bay New Port Wind Farm

Jun 15, 2023

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Line has concluded a time charter contract with Shimizu Corporation for two crew transfer vessels (CTV) for an offshore wind farm at Ishikari Bay New Port. 'This marks the MOL Group’s first entry into the CTV business. In addition…

DNV, Institute of Energy Vietnam, and PTSC M&C Join Forces to Propel Vietnam's Offshore Wind

Jun 13, 2023

DNV, Institute of Energy Vietnam, and PTSC M&C have signed a memorandum of understanding to deliver one of Vietnam’s first offshore wind power assets.With the Government of Vietnam recently approving Power Development Plan 8, offshore wind power…

Consortium Proposes 2.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm in Bass Strait, Australia

Jun 02, 2023

A consortium comprising Mainstream Renewable Power, Reventus Power, AGL, and DIRECT Infrastructure has submitted a feasibility license application for a 2.5 GW offshore wind development off the coast of Victoria, Australia.The area in the Bass Strait off Gippsland…

Cyan, Taya in Offshore Wind Vessel Collab in Taiwan

May 31, 2023

Singapore-based Cyan Renewables said Wednesday it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with Taiya Renewable Energy, a Taiwanese offshore wind farm development company. Under the MOU, Cyan and Taiya will collaborate to build vessel capacity…

LS Cable & System to Supply Subsea Cables for Ørsted's Giant Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

May 26, 2023

South Korea-based power cable supplier LS Cable & System on Thursday signed a subsea cable supplier agreement with offshore wind developer Ørsted for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind projects in Taiwan.The 920MW projects Changua 2b and 5…

MENCK's MHU4400S Hammer to Support CCCC 3rd Harbour's Offshore Wind Activities in China

May 24, 2023

Acteon’s offshore pile driving technology and equipment brand MENCK has signed a contract with the Chinese offshore wind firm CCCC 3rd Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd.,  for the sale of the MHU4400S hammer to support its activities for offshore wind farms in China…

Taiwan's Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Project Officially Inaugurated

May 16, 2023

Construction of the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has been completed, with the milestone marked by an inauguration ceremony at the Waipu Fishing Port in Miaoli to celebrate the successful construction of the offshore wind farm. With…

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