Sub-Seabed 3D Acoustic Imaging Technology Enters Taiwan Market to Support Jan De Nul’s Offshore Wind Farm Developments
St. John’s, NL, Canada (May 3, 2021) – PanGeo Subsea announces the introduction of our patented Sub-Bottom Imager™ (SBI) to Taiwan to deliver sub-seabed imaging for Jan de Nul, in support of Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project.
Initially, PanGeo plans to have one SBI unit resident in Taiwan with a plan to ship additional SBI units as operations dictate. PanGeo will be supporting the growing renewable markets in the region by providing acoustic imaging services for cable depth of burial specifically for Formosa 2 with plans to provide technology solutions to other developers in the region as more offshore wind projects are announced.
The move comes as PanGeo was awarded a series of cable depth of burial survey along the export cables of one of the region’s largest offshore wind farms. Expected to commence April 2021, the surveys will see the SBI image the cables to a depth greater than 1.5m burial depth while the SBI is mobilized onto an ROV for the duration of operations.
Jointly developed by JERA (49%), Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (26%) and Swancor Renewable Energy (25%), Formosa 2 offshore wind project is located between four and ten nautical miles off Miaoli County, with 376 MW installed capacity. There will be 47 Siemens 8 MW turbines on jacket foundations installed in up to 55m water depth.
“We are excited to be taking our 3D sub-bottom imaging technology into Taiwan”, says Moya Cahill, PanGeo’s CEO. “Taiwan’s investments in science and technology, coupled with the region’s growing offshore wind investments, make the move into the region a winning strategy for PanGeo Subsea.”
“Jan De Nul is looking forward to working with PanGeo on the Formosa 2 project as the SBI provides the best technical solution for the challenging scope.”, says Michael Bogaert, Area Survey Manager of Jan De Nul.
For more detail on the SBI or PanGeo’s upcoming activities in the region, contact us at email@example.com.
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PanGeo Subsea, Inc. is a marine geophysical-geotechnical service delivery company specializing in high resolution true 3D volumetric acoustic imaging solutions to mitigate risk in offshore installations. PanGeo offers a technology solution to clients that supports accurate positioning and continuous visualization of cables and pipelines during depth of burial surveys; helps identify buried anomalies threatening integrity of pipe/cable in parallel with depth of burial survey; and provides true 3D volumetric imaging and accurate positioning of buried infrastructure for efficient site decommissioning. The patented technology interrogates the sub-seabed to provide a 3D image of the position of buried anomalies like boulders and Unexploded Ordnances (UXO) (including ferrous and non-ferrous) that support de-risking and micro-siting of offshore installations. Corporate headquarters are in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada with operations in Aberdeen, UK, and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada and a sales office in Virginia, USA. For more information, please visit www.pangeosubsea.com or contact directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.