Ørsted Teams Up with CR Classification Society for Greater Changhua

first_imgØrsted has assigned CR Classification Society to perform a structural review of the offshore substation design for the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan.Source: ØrstedThe new appointment came after the two parties signed a contract to collaborate on and support the development of local certification capabilities in Taiwan.Ørsted said it has been working with CR for the past months to support knowledge transfer from Europe and its dedicated certification center of competence DNV GL to develop professional standards together with local certification institutions.The first stage includes CR working closely with DNV GL to conduct the structural review of the offshore substation design by end of 2018, the company said.“Through the cooperation with the internationally prestigious certification society, DNV GL, in this project, we will be verifying the structure of offshore substation of the Greater Changhua projects to overcome the special environmental condition, such as typhoon and earthquake, in Taiwan,” Chao, Kuo-Liang, the Chairman of CR Classification Society, said.“We look forward to optimizing our local certification capability to world-class standards through this cooperation, and hope this contract can be a solid foundation of our long-term cooperation with Ørsted.”Ørsted expects to work with CR in other certification scopes of the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects as they further develop.last_img

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