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PALFINGER obtains major order for Offshore Wind Farm

08.08.2019

PALFINGER and Yunneng Wind Power Co., Ltd. have signed a contract to deliver 81 PF12000-4.6 LDB (lay-down boom) cranes for the Taiwanese wpd’s Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm.

 

As a full-service provider, PALFINGER MARINE has secured an order for 80+1 cranes for the next upcoming major commercial wind power project off the Taiwanese coast.

wpd’s Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm consists of 80 turbines and has a project capacity of 640 MW. Each turbine platform will be equipped with one fixed boom crane, which has an outreach of 4.6 metres and a lifting capacity of 1 ton. Additionally, one crane will be installed onshore for training purposes.

 

The latest generation of the PALFINGER PF type transition piece crane series sets new standards for maintenance and safety. As long as the crane is serviced regularly, no spare parts will be needed if the crane is used for typical offshore wind applications for around two years.

All components meet corrosion class ISO 12944-9 category CX and all electrical components that will be staying outside permanently comply with a protection class of at least IP 66. The customarily high safety standard at PALFINGER has been verified and confirmed by DNV GL.

 

PALFINGER is the market leader in offshore wind service cranes in Taiwan

PALFINGER is currently the leading supplier to the Taiwanese offshore wind market with an amount of 145 cranes in total. Combined with the recently established local service set-up, PALFINGER is the partner for enabling all power supply companies to meet the set target of 5.5 GW by 2025.

 

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As a global partner for innovative and reliable deck equipment and lifesaving appliances, PALFINGER's marine business supplies high-quality products to fulfill standardized and customized demands. Supported worldwide by a network of experienced and skilled specialists, we provide flexible and efficient service solutions. Our portfolio gives a competitive edge for customers in the maritime and offshore industry.

ABOUT PALFINGER AG

The international mechanical engineering firm of PALFINGER is the global leader for innovative crane and lifting solutions. With a workforce of approximately 10,800, 34 manufacturing sites and a worldwide network of dealerships and service centers at over 5,000 locations, PALFINGER is always close to the customer.

As the leader in its engineering field, the company aims to ensure its partners’ business success in the long term by providing solutions and products that remain economically and ecologically viable in the future. Its broad product and model portfolio allow PALFINGER to take digitalization and the deployment of artificial intelligence to new levels.

As a global company with strong roots in its home region, PALFINGER is convinced that thinking and acting in the interest of sustainability plays a vital role in successful business operations. That is why the company assumes social, ecological and economic responsibility along the entire value chain.

PALFINGER AG has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1999 and in 2020 achieved a revenue of EUR 1.53 billion.

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