Subsea 7 awarded offshore Taiwan wind contract

Source: press release, 31 October 2019

photo: Subsea 7
photo: Subsea 7

Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract for Seaway 7, Subsea 7’s Renewables and Heavy Lifting business unit, from Jan de Nul for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm project in Taiwan.

The contract scope includes the transportation, pre-piling and installation of 47 jacket foundations for wind turbines. Seaway 7 will execute the work in 2020 and 2021 using the heavy lift vessels Seaway Yudin and Seaway Strashnov.

Steph McNeill, SVP Subsea 7 Renewables & Heavy Lifting, says, “We are pleased to have the opportunity to continue to support the Jan De Nul Group in the development of the Formosa 1 and Formosa 2 wind farms in Taiwan. This contract builds upon our significant capability in the installation of large foundations in the offshore wind industry and increases our experience in the Taiwanese renewable energy sector.”

Note: Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.