Taiwanese Century Wind Power and Danish Bladt Industries have signed a joint venture agreement on the fabrication of offshore foundations for the upcoming Taiwanese offshore wind business.
The joint venture “Century Bladt Foundation Co., Ltd” will provide the market with European fabrication technology combined with local steel construction fabricator.
This agreement will match up with the mission of the Taiwanese government, who has allocated 5.5 GW offshore wind park projects.
“This agreement is an important milestone for Bladt Industries, Century Wind Power, and the Taiwanese upcoming offshore wind market,” says Lars Kristensen, senior vice president, Bladt Industries. “We have been working on this agreement for the last year, and we are convinced that with this setup we will be able to provide high-end quality structures to the market.”
“The Century Bladt Foundation Co., Ltd Agreement is a very important step for Bladt Industries to expand the business into Asia; one of the new growth areas of offshore wind,” says Klaus Steen Mortensen, CEO, Bladt Industries
“Together, we will move forward in the offshore wind energy industry, and once again bring Taiwan manufacturing to world-class standards,” says chairman Wen Hsiang Lai.
The signing of the JV took place in the presence of members from Taiwanese Government, Ørsted, CIP, WPD, NPI and several other partners.