Van Oord secures offshore wind installation contract in Taiwan

Dutch offshore service provide Van Oord has secured a contract from Orsted to carry out cable installation works for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a cluster of offshore projects in Taiwan.

The company will be responsible for the transportation, installation and burial of the 111 inter array cables and three export cables, and deploy its dedicated cable-laying vessel Nexus and trencher Dig-It for the projects.

The contract marks Van Oord’s first cable project in Taiwan.

Installation work is expected to start in 2021, and the company will also cooperate with Taiwanese engineering service providers and support vessel owners in the projects.

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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