Business in Asia: Energy News

Denmark supports Vietnam in green energy development

At an online signing ceremony on 24 February, Kim Højlund Christensen, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam stated that Denmark prioritizes supporting Vietnam’s energy sector with green development and transformation, writes Vietnam Plus. The Ambassador was speaking at the signing ceremony of Memoranda of Understanding on cooperation in the supply of pile foundations and logistics ports for…

Virtual MoUs signing ceremony for the La Gan offshore wind project

24 February 2021 the Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E.Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen hosted a virtual MoUs signing ceremony for the La Gan offshore wind project. The four important MoUs on foundation supply and harbor services were signed between the La Gan Wind Power Development Corporation, developer of the 3.5 GW La Gan offshore wind farm…

Danish group CIP promotes new wind energy project in Vietnam

The Danish group Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) with its partners from Asiapetro and Novasia promotes the construction of the new wind energy project, La Gan offshore wind power project in Binh Thuan province of Central Vietnam. The project is planned to be developed over a long period and once the installation of a system with…

Danish and Asian companies compete for contract to build offshore wind project in Taiwan

  At least four leading Danish, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Singaporean, and US-based offshore contractors or consortia are said to be chasing a prized engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract tied to the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan, project watchers told Upstream. The traditional oil and gas EPC players are drawing on synergies from their…

NordCham Philippines welcomed renewing business partners

  On 15 February 2021 the Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines introduced and welcome members in a statement that said: NordCham Philippines introduces its renewing business partner, Pöyry PLC. Pöyry Energy Inc. . ÅF and Pöyry have come together as AFRY. AFRY consists of 17,000 engineers, designers and advisors, brave enough to stand…

Ambassador Thorgaard and Grundfos team visited Koh Samui

This week the Danish Ambassador H.E. Jon Thorgaard, together with the Danish company Grundfos, visited Koh Samui to meet with some of the key stakeholders in this green and sustainable transition for sharing of ideas for mutual inspiration.The trip included a visit to the municipality, where the Smart City control room is located as well…

DNV GL establishes regional Centre of Excellence in Singapore

DNV GL establishes regional Centre of Excellence in Singapore for South East Asia with motive for decarbonization and autonomy in shipping. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the centre will focus on digitalization, decarbonization and smart port capabilities, contributing to the city’s ambition of developing a smart and sustainable maritime ecosystem in South…

Norwegian offshore wind installation vessel to be built in China moves forward

The delivery of a special wind turbine installation jack-up vessel to OHT ASA, a Norwegian heavy transport and installation contractor, to be built by the Chinese shipbuilder China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), moved on Thursday 11 February 2021 a step closer when the Chinese contractor subcontracted the American company NOV to design and supply equipment…

Swedish Climeon AB landed in Taiwan

Waste heat and geothermal heat make up one of the World’s largest energy sources and it is highly underutilized today. The Climeon Heat Power System uses this energy source to produce a clean and reliable baseload power supply, available at all hours of the day and night, independent of weather conditions. Without getting into too…

Helsinki Business Hub partner up with CapitaLand in developing Singapore’s Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab

Helsinki Business Hub (HBH), the international trade and investment promotion agency for the capital of Finland, Helsinki, partnered on 5 February 2021 with the Singapore’s Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab led by CapitaLand, one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, to connect Finnish companies with industry partners in Singapore to co-develop and pilot smart cities…