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Tekmar wins major offshore wind farm Yunlin for Seaway 7

Posted on 27 November 2019

Tekmar wins major offshore wind farm Yunlin for Seaway 7

Tekmar Energy continue their expansion into the Asia offshore wind market with a substantial award in Taiwan from repeat client Seaway 7 for wpd’s 640MW Yunlin project. 

The project is scheduled to be fully operational by the end of 2021, using 80 x 8MW Siemens Gamesa turbines. Tekmar Energy will be supplying 150 of their patented Tekmar Cable Protection Systems (CPS) which protect the subsea power cables as they transition from the offshore structures into burial. 

Russell Edmondson, Managing Director of Tekmar Energy said: “The contract award on the Yunlin project continues our relationship with Seaway 7 following successful completion on the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland and our recent award on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm.”

The contract is one of Tekmar’s largest non-EU projects to date.

Jonathan Linton, Package Manager at Seaway 7 said: “The success of the offshore industry relies on performance, innovation and collaboration to deliver successful projects. We are especially proud of the Yunlin project and looking forward to working with Tekmar Energy who are delivering a key part of this excellent project.”

Tekmar Energy are part of Tekmar Group plc alongside Subsea Innovation, AgileTek Engineering and Ryder Geotechnical. 

Tekmar Group plc’s vision is to be the partner of choice for the supply and installation support of subsea protection equipment to the global offshore energy markets.

Seaway 7 is the Renewables and Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7.

This award was disclosed to the public market under RNS No 5567J.