Jumbo Offshore Completes Monopile Removal at Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo , a leading heavy lift crane operator, has accomplished the removal of two monopiles from the Yunlin offshore wind farm located off the coast of . The operation, which saw the deployment of the DP2 heavy lift crane vessel Fairplayer from , was conducted seamlessly by the Jumbo Offshore crew.

The project, awarded by Yunneng Wind Power Company (YWPC), underscores Jumbo Offshore's expanding role in Taiwan's renewable energy landscape. Initially contracted for the transportation and installation (T&I) of transition pieces, the scope extended to include the challenging task of monopile removal due to pile run incidents during previous phases.

In collaboration with dependable subcontractors, Jumbo Offshore equipped the Fairplayer with specialized tools for underwater cutting and lifting, ensuring the safe and efficient removal of the monopiles. Milad Sheikhi, Head of Sales and Business Acquisition at Jumbo Offshore, emphasized the team's commitment and adaptability throughout the project:

“Our dedicated team worked solidly to support our client throughout the project and remained flexible. Achieving what you set out to accomplish successfully and on time is rewarding for the team. Delivering a safe and reliable service as promised is, and always will be our core commitment as a T&I contractor for the installation and decommissioning of future offshore wind projects.”

From contract inception to the completion of operations, spanning a mere five months including vessel transit from Europe to Taiwan, the project stands as a testament to Jumbo Offshore's capabilities in offshore wind infrastructure development. The successful removal of the monopiles marks a significant milestone in Taiwan's journey towards harnessing offshore for sustainable power generation.

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