Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Taiwan

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), an entity in Subsea 7’s Renewables and Heavy Lifting Business, has been awarded a contract for the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm project by wpd Group’s YunNen Wind Power Company for the supply and installation of the export and inner array grid cable system.

The Yunlin offshore wind farm is located approximately eight kilometres off the coast of Yunlin County within the Taiwan Strait on the west coast of Taiwan and comprises 80 wind turbine generators each with a capacity of 8 MW.

In addition to providing the submarine cable installation works, SOC will also provide the pre-installation of horizontal drilling conduits, submarine cable route surveys, post lay trenching, termination, and testing services. Associated materials will be provided including the supply of submarine composite cables and cable protection systems.

Project engineering will commence immediately from SOC offices in Leer, Germany, and Taipei, Taiwan. Offshore activities are planned for execution in 2020.

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