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Taiwan: Fire Hits Formosa's Mailiao Refinery

Jul 15, 2020

Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical Corp has shut a residue desulfurizer (RDS) unit at its 540,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Mailiao refinery after it was hit by a fire early on Wednesday, three sources close to the matter said.Mailiao is one of Asia's 10 largest standalone refining plants. The sources said its no. 2 RDS, with a capacity of 80,000 bpd, had been affected by the fire.Formosa spokesmen could not immediately be reached for comment…

Corvus to Supply Batteries for Taiwan-bound Offshore Wind Vessel

Oct 01, 2020

Battery solutions provider Corvus Energy has won a contract with Vard Electro to supply lithium-ion battery-based Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the new vessel being built at Vard Vung Tau yard in Vietnam for the Greater Changhua wind farms in Taiwan…

Taiwan: First Steel Cut for 'Green Jade' Offshore Installation Vessel

Sep 30, 2020

The first steel cutting ceremony was held in Taiwan Wednesday for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan.The vessel has been commissioned by CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME…

Ampelmann Enters Asian Offshore Wind Sector with Taiwan Contract

Sep 14, 2020

Offshore gangway provider Ampelmann has signed its first contract in the Asian offshore wind sector.The Dutch company has been awarded a contract by Seaway 7, a Subsea 7 company, for the delivery of one of its A-type gangway systems for an offshore wind project in Taiwan…

Taiwan: MHI Vestas to Source More Offshore Wind Turbine Goods Locally

Sep 09, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas has further expanded its list of local suppliers in Taiwan for delivery of components for turbines to be built for the country's growing offshore wind market.The wind turbine company said Wednesday it would…

Ørsted Hires Solstad Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Farm Work in Taiwan

Sep 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won its second offshore wind contract in Taiwan in less than a month.Following an offshore wind contract award with an unnamed firm in Taiwan for its construction support vessel Normand Baltic…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Jack-Up Picks Up More Work in Taiwan

Aug 27, 2020

Offshore wind installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has won a conditional contract for its Brave Tern jack-up, for wind turbine installation work in Taiwan.The conditional contract is with Liwei Wind Power Co. Ltd., a company wholly owned by wpd Group…

Red Rock to Deliver Telescopic Crane for Taiwan-bound Ørsted SOV

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore crane specialist Red Rock has recently received an order to deliver a telescopic offshore crane for an under-construction service operation vessel (SOV) being built for the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The order for the…

PHOTO: First Jacket Foundations Installed Off Taiwan for TPC Wind Farm

Aug 17, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has shared that the very first jacket foundations have been installed in Taiwanese waters for the TPC offshore wind farm.Jan De Nul last week said that a total of nine jacket foundations, weighing approximately 1…

Orsted Looking to Farm Down Stake in Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Project

Aug 12, 2020

Danish wind farm developer Orsted is exploring opportunities to sell parts of its Borssele 1 and Borssele 2 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands, CEO Henrik Poulsen said in a call with investors on Wednesday.'We are exploring the potential…

Solstad Nets Offshore Wind Deal for Normand Baltic Vessel

Aug 12, 2020

Solstad Offshore's construction support vessel Normand Baltic has won an offshore wind gig in Taiwan.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said Wednesday the contract for the use of the 2010-built  Normand Baltic was with undisclosed EPIC contractor…

Jan De Nul Installs Cables, Upgrades Substation for Changhua Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 04, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has completed the installation of four medium-voltage export cables connecting the TPC Changhua offshore wind farm to the shore in Taiwan. The company has also upgraded the onshore substation in Changhua County…

ABS Class for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Aug 03, 2020

Marine classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will provide classification services to the first floating heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan.The vessel named the Green Jade has been commissioned by CDWE…

Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Pin Piles Arrive in Taiwan

Jul 22, 2020

BBC Onyx multipurpose heavy-lifter has arrived in Taiwan carrying the first batch of foundation components for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.'Formosa 2 offshore wind farm loaded-in the first set of foundation components, including pin piles…

First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel to Sport Wärtsilä Gear

Jul 14, 2020

Finland-based marine engine and technology provider Wärtsilä has been tasked to equip the first Taiwan-built offshore wind installation vessel - the Green Jade - with 'a broad scope' of its solutions.The 216 meters long vessel will be built…

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