Fred Olsen Windcarrier awarded jackup vessel contract in Taiwan

Fred Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract from CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering for the deployment of its jackup vessel Brave Tern in Taiwan.

Under the contract, Brave Tern will commence the transportation and installation of the MHI Vestas Offshore wind turbines selected for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms after finishing installations on the Yunlin offshore wind farm.

The project is divided into two phases across 2022 and 2023.

“We are extremely proud to win another transport and installation job in the growing Taiwanese offshore wind market. CFXD is an important project for us and will strengthen our position and commitment to the growing Taiwanese market and the APAC region in general. Last year Fred. Olsen Ocean opened an office in Taiwan to bring the group’s extensive experience from Europe to the region. First step will be in April when Brave Tern heads towards Taiwan. We look forward to growing the local capabilities and the Taiwanese supply chain as well as supporting our customers in the region,” said Casper Toft, CCO of Fred Olsen Windcarrier.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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