Its MySE 7.25-158 hybrid drive turbine is now installed on Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOONC) Guanlan floating platform.
The floating platform is now located at a site 136km from the island provice of Hainan in water depths of 120 metres, where it will supply electricity to CNOOC's oil extraction activities in the area.
MingYang claimed the installation will be China's first deepwater floating wind platform.
The OEM added that its MySE 7.25-158 turbine is capable of withstanding a level 17 typhoon with maximum average wind speeds of over 60m/s for ten minutes. The turbine is also capable of producing 22GWh of electricity annually, the company stated.
Using floating offshore wind turbines to power oil and gas operations at sea is currently gaining traction in the offshore energy industry.
Crown Estate Scotland formally selected eight bids to build offshore wind projects totalling 5GW of capacity for powering oil and gas platforms in the North Sea earlier this month.
And last November, Norwegian oil company Equinor announced first power for its 88MW Hywind Tampen Hywind Tampen (88MW) Offshorebetween the Gullfaks and Snorre fields, Norway, Europe Click to see full details project. The floating wind farm will power the Gullfaks A oil and gas platform in the North Sea.