Seaway Offshore Cables
Changfang & Xidao OWF
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Changfang & Xidao OWF

66kV Inner Array Grid and Export Cable System

Seaway Offshore Cables was awarded the contract for the engineering, transport, installation and commissioning (T&I) works related to the inner array grid and export cable system of the Changfang and Xidao Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) projects by both Changfang Wind Power Co. and Xidao Wind Power Co., a company of the CIP group.

The Changfang and Xidao OWF is located approx. 13-15km off the Taiwanese west coast at the Fangyuan Township, which is located within the county Changhua. The OWF consists of 62 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 9.5 MW and is based on an inner array grid of 58 and a landfall /export cable system of 7 medium voltage aluminium core submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 275 km.

The submarine composite cables are being manufactured and supplied by LS Cable and System and are subsequently to be installed by Seaway Offshore Cables utilising a.o. dedicated in-house resources.

Facts & Figures
  • 62 Wind Turbine Generators

  • 589 MW Installed Capacity

  • 1 Onshore Substation (OnSS)

  • 275 km of Submarine Cables

We look forward to intensify our collaborative relationship with CIP and install the entire submarine cable system on the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm projects. This new contract award in Taiwan, is based on our previously made commitment to establish a reliable project execution base in Taiwan, in order ensure a reliable performance and successful completion of the installation activity."

Steph McNeill
Executive Vice President
Specifications
Client: Changfang Wind Power Co. & Xidao Wind Power Co., Taiwan
Location: Taiwan Strait, Taiwan
Water Depth: Up to 44 m
Scope: Supply of cable protection systems
Horizontal direction drilling conduits
Marine cable route survey
Pre-lay grapnel run and route clearance
Pre-lay seabed preparation
Cable installation, termination, testing and pre-commissioning
Type of Cables: 3-core submarine composite cable
Voltage Level: 66 kV
Conductor: Aluminium
No. of Cables: 65
Length of Cables: 275 km
WTG’s: 62 x 9.5 MW, MHI-Vestas Offshore Wind
Total Capacity: 589 MW
Schedule: Two (2) campaigns in 2022 and 2023
Vessels: TBA
W2W Connections: TBA
Personnel Transfers: TBA

Website: CIP
More information: 4C Offshore

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