SMC completes full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of her deployment to Taiwan

SMC completes full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of her deployment to Taiwan

UK company Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) have completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of her deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Both SMC and Seajacks …
Mar 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan

Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan

Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan has placed an order for two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. The contract was signed at the end of January and the vessels will be built at Damen …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Vessels
APL Unveils New China Southeast Asia Express

APL Unveils New China Southeast Asia Express

APL today unveiled the new weekly China Southeast Asia Express (CSX) service that will directly connect Hong Kong, South China, Taiwan to four ports in the Philippines. Caption: Containership APL Changi - Image …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Curious
Breaking: 7 Ships Grounded off Kaohsiung Harbour after Battling Violent Waves

Breaking: 7 Ships Grounded off Kaohsiung Harbour after Battling Violent Waves

Seven ships are stranded outside the Kaohsiung Port in Taiwan having succumbed to strong winds and violent waves caused by a strong storm that hit Taiwan. All 88 crew members of the seven ships are reported to be …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Accidents
Royal IHC and IHC IQIP Sign Memorandum of Agreement with SOIC

Royal IHC and IHC IQIP Sign Memorandum of Agreement with SOIC

On Friday 1 June 2018, Royal IHC and IHC IQIP both signed a memorandum of agreement with Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Centre (SOIC) in Taiwan. The aim of the agreement is to cooperate in the design and construction …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Large Taiwan offshore wind project for Van Oord

Large Taiwan offshore wind project for Van Oord

Van Oord has been designated as preferred contractor for a large 640 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. By obtaining this contract, Van Oord has taken a firm first step on the Asian offshore wind market. This Yunlin …
Jun 1, 2018 /  Curious
Another big achievement for Jan De Nul in Asia - Jan De Nul Group signs Formosa 1 Phase 2 Offshore Wind Contract

Another big achievement for Jan De Nul in Asia - Jan De Nul Group signs Formosa 1 Phase 2 Offshore Wind Contract

Jan De Nul Group signs another important Offshore Wind Contract in Taiwan for the design, procurement and installation of the wind turbine foundations for the Formosa 1 (Phase 2) Offshore Wind Farm, owned by Formosa Wind …
May 17, 2018 /  Curious
Seajacks to install Siemens Gamesa turbines in Taiwan

Seajacks to install Siemens Gamesa turbines in Taiwan

Seajacks has won a contract from Siemens Gamesa to install its 6MW turbines at phase 2 of the 120MW Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The award is the first time the Great Yarmouth-based company has won a …
May 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Cargo ship Yuan Tai 789 grounded off Chinese coast

Cargo ship Yuan Tai 789 grounded off Chinese coast

The 'Yuan Tai 789' ran aground on rocks in the morning of March 31, 2018, in the Taiwan Strait about three miles off the Southeast coast of Kinmen Island.   The foreship flooded and became submerged with the …
Apr 2, 2018 /  Accidents
Video: SMIT Salvage – Wreck Removal of Container Ship

Video: SMIT Salvage – Wreck Removal of Container Ship

SMIT Salvage successfully removed the wreck of the TS Taipei offshore Shimen in the north of Taiwan. The container ship ran aground after an engine failure, broke in two and sank. ***** For this complex project SMIT …
Feb 20, 2018 /  Curious