Ramboll wins five offshore wind contracts in Asia

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 07/07/2021 Ramboll

Ramboll has secured five new contracts for offshore wind farms located in Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea, and announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo.

The five new contracts cover site condition assessment, project development and design services for offshore wind farms located in the emerging markets of Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea. They were awarded over a period of ten months, have a total value of DKK 60 million for Ramboll and have a cumulated capacity of over 1500MW.

“Our wind business has been steadily growing in a range of different Asian countries within the last five years and these new contracts represent a major achievement for us as a Western company, further strengthening our position as experts in the field of offshore wind consultancy and foundation design,”
said Tim Fischer, Global Director Offshore Wind in Ramboll. “The contracts were awarded based on our strong competencies within the full offshore wind project lifecycle and over 20 years of experience in rendering multidisciplinary consultancy services internationally, including project development, owner’s engineering services, foundation and substation design, and asset management services.

“Our presence on the Asian market has helped us gain detailed knowledge about the challenging geological, metocean and seismic site characteristics. These conditions are unique to the Asian market and add to the complexity of arriving at the most cost-effective solutions”.

Beth Wattleworth, Commercial Development Director for Asia at Northland Power, added: “Ramboll is a respected company that has made a big difference on the Asian offshore wind market. They have managed to build a good reputation and we are confident that their knowledge and experience will be extremely beneficial to the industry.”

“Our commitment to the Asian wind market is strong and increasing and therefore we now open an office in Tokyo to secure a more permanent footprint in the region and serve our clients better on building offshore wind farms in the region,”
Tim Fischer continued.

“We expect to increase fivefold our offshore wind business in Asia during the next five years to become 50 wind experts focusing on the Asian market. We are trying to learn and understand the culture and we work on localising our business in order to better serve our clients. We are also very happy to combine our hard-gained experiences from Scandinavia and Western Europe with the Asian technology and knowledge”

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