October 22 (Renewables Now) - Belgian dredging company DEME said Monday its Taiwanese joint venture (JV) had signed a balance of plant (BOP) preferred supplier agreement to serve on the Hai Long offshore wind project in the Taiwan Strait.
CSBC DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE), the JV between DEME Offshore and shipbuilder CSBC Corp Taiwan (TPE:2208), is to work on the Hai Long 2 and 3 portions of the 1,044-MW offshore complex. Its services will include the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the wind farm foundations, inter-array cables, export cables and transportation and installation of turbines, DEME said.
The offshore installation will commence in 2023.
The Hai Long project promoter is a JV between Canada-based Northland Power Inc (TSE:NPI), Yushan Energy Co Ltd of Singapore and Japanese trader Mitsui & Co Ltd (TYO:8031).