and DEME will jointly invest in the construction of a floating installation
vessel, with a total investment of TWD 2.1 billion (EUR 63.1 million).
Current cabotage laws in Taiwan prohibit vessels built in mainland China
from operating in Taiwanese waters, except in specific circumstances. This
is an important step toward ensuring sufficient foundation installation
vessel supply in Taiwan, easing dependence on vessels from Europe.
Back in November, CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE), the companies’ joint
venture in Taiwan, signed contracts with the Zhong Neng Wind Power Corpoporation
Preparatory Office for the Zhong
wind farm. The contracts include transportation and installation of foundations
and a Preferred Bidder Agreement for transportation and installation of
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