Waves Group Completes MWS Contract for Hiep Thanh Nearshore Wind Farm Project

March 7, 2022

WTG blades and Hub on the transport vessel waiting to be lifted and fitted on to the wind turbine tower and nacelle.

Waves Group are pleased to have provided Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services for the construction of the Hiep Thanh nearshore wind farm project – our third offshore wind contract win in Vietnam.

The project nearshore construction is now complete and will be commissioned in the first quarter of the year.  Our scope of work included the installation of foundations, WTGs, array cables and nearshore marine works. The project was managed by our Singapore office with the support of our team in the London office.

The wind farm has a generating capacity of 78 MW and is located off the coast of Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam, has 18 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines. Once commissioned, the Project will generate an estimated 295.4-gigawatt hours per year (GWh/year) of renewable power, which will be transferred to the national electricity grid, providing up to 180,975 households with clean energy.

The Hiep Thanh wind farm is a joint venture between EcoTech Tra Vinh Renewables JSC, and its investors, Janakuasa Pte Ltd, Ecotech Vietnam, Climate Investor One, which is managed by Climate Fund Managers (CFM), and ST International.

Waves Group has over 15 years’ experience in marine and offshore energy operations and over 10 years’ working within the renewable energy sector.  We have a dedicated team of naval architects, master mariners, marine, civil, and structural engineers who have the technical expertise which enables us to offer a one-stop shop service to our clients from early consultation to construction.  We combine our operational and practical experience to deliver costs savings, minimise risk and offer innovative solutions.  We have supplied MWS services on a number of large-scale offshore wind farm projects across the UK, Europe and Asia such as, Tra Vinh, Ben Tre, Triton Knoll, Horns Rev 3, Galloper, Beatrice, Seamade, Formosa Phase 1, among others.

For further information about our marine warranty and consultancy services please email [email protected] or contact us on our 24-hour emergency response number +44 (0) 20 7083 7266.