Mammoet expands in Taiwan with new Taichung office

In: CorporatePorts
22/01/2021
Mammoet’s business in Taiwan, working with joint venture partner Giant Heavy Machinery Services Corp and under its recent cooperation with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), has announced that it will open a new office in Taichung, Taiwan.

The cooperation with TIPC will operate under the name TIPH which stands for Taiwan International Ports Heavy-Machinery Co.


Mammoet will provide engineering, heavy lifting and transportation solutions including marshalling, ballasting, weighing, load-in and load-out transportation services. As for equipment, Mammoet Taiwan now has 200+ axle-lines of SPMT and a super heavy lift PTC200 DS ring crane. Services are supported by a leadership team and workforce of over 150 employees.


Chris Schraa, Managing Director for Mammoet Taiwan, said: “Our strong joint venture with Giant Heavy Machinery Services Corp and the new cooperation with the Taiwan International Ports Corporation means that the time now is right for us to move closer to where we execute our projects. We have extensive experience in delivering safe and timely engineered solutions for wind power and renewables projects and aim to find the most efficient and cost-effective solution for Taiwan’s offshore wind industry.”


Mammoet will now have a total of three offices on the island. The offices are located in: Hsinchu, Taichung and Kaohsiung. All three locations offer various services as well as workshop facilities for in-house maintenance and repair. Currently, Taiwan's government is rolling out its plans to achieve 25% of local electricity generation from renewable sources - in particular wind energy via offshore wind farms. The government is planning future wind projects, adding 1 GW per year until 2035. Taichung Port has been earmarked to be the offshore hub.


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