Ørsted enters long-term service vessel lease in Taiwan

The agreement with the Danish utility enables the service operator to build the first-ever service and operation vessel in Taiwan, Asia and the Pacific region.

Photo: PR Ørsted

Ørsted has entered a deal with offshore operator Ta San Shang Marine to lease a service and operations vessel (SOV) for a 15-year term. The SOV will be used for operations and maintenance (O&M) work for the Greater Changhua offshore wind farms.

This will be the first time that a shipping company builds an SOV, which will sail under a Taiwanese flag, and the ship is set to be delivered in early 2022 and will be based in the Port of Taichung, where Ørsted's future O&M facilities will be located.

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