Dubai-based P&O Maritime Logistics has secured a series of contracts worth more than US$30M that will see three of its vessels operating in Taiwan’s offshore wind market from early 2021
Topaz Installer, a cable-lay vessel, will be utilised in export cable and inter-array cable projects for clients Subsea 7 and Van Oord until 2024. The end client is Ørsted Taiwan Limited.
Topaz Tangaroa, delivered in 2019, a light subsea construction vessel currently equipped with a 1,00-kW Q1600 trencher, will work on the Greater Changua offshore windfarm, supporting Van Oord’s cable-lay vessel Nexus. The end client is again Ørsted Taiwan Limited.
Topaz Tiamat, a sister vessel to Tangaroa, has been contracted for 3.5 years from January 2021. Tiamat will work on the Changfang and Xidao windfarms, supporting the installation of foundations and monopiles for Boskalis.
P&O Maritime Logistics chief commercial officer Robert Desai said, “These contracts represent significant wins for us and add a healthy US$30M to our backlog.”
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