Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwan Freighter, Coast Guard Says

By Adela Lin (Bloomberg) --A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast of Taiwan-controlled Kinmen island off China’s southeast coast, according to a statement from the coast guard. No injuries were reported. The statement … [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Warships Patrol Taiwan Strait

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) - The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. The voyage risks further raising tensions with China but will likely be viewed by self-ruled Taiwan as a sign of support from the Trump administration … [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Weighs Passage Through Taiwan Strait

by Phil Stewart (Reuters) - The United States is considering sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials say, in a move that could provoke a sharp reaction from Beijing at a time when Sino-U.S. ties are under pressure from trade disputes and the North Korean nuclear crisis. A U.S. warship passage, should it happen, could be seen in Taiwan as a fresh sign of … [Read more...]

Van Oord Wins Offshore Wind Contract in Taiwan

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord announced on Wednesday that it has been selected as the preferred contractor for a large 640 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Yunlin offshore wind project is being developed by German wind developer wpd. Van Oord is responsible for the design, manufacturing and installation of the wind farm's eighty foundations, which will be … [Read more...]

Taiwan Emerging as Battleground to Expand Offshore Wind in Asia

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, April 30 (Reuters) - Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world's top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe. Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major offshore wind farm auction that aims to add 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of capacity to its existing … [Read more...]