Published: 09 July 2019 09 July 2019
CWind Taiwan has announced that it has been awarded two crew transfer vessel charters for Formosa 1 wind farm by FOWI and Jan de Nul respectively.
After the first three years of performance since 2015, CWind Taiwan and the Taiwan-flagged Ocean Surveyor 3 has been extended by 90 days by FOWI, in support of ongoing phase 1 maintenance requirements.
Aiming to deliver Formosa 1 phase 2 by the end of the year, Jan De Nul have contracted CWind Taiwan’s CWind Phantom, a 27m CTV on charter, supporting their construction of Formosa 1 Phase 2 starting this June.
The Formosa 1 project is located approximately 2-6 km from shore of Miaoli in the Taiwan Strait. Phase 1 has operated commercially since 2017, with a capacity of 8 MW. While phase 2 is due to be installed during 2019 with a capacity of 120 MW. The Formosa 1 project is currently a joint venture project of Ørsted (35%), JERA (32.5%), Macquarie Capital Group (25 %) and Swancor Renewable Energy (7.5%).