Subsea Cables News


Equinor, BP JV Hires DEME for Offshore Wind Cable Installation in U.S.

Jan 04, 2023

Offshore installation services company DEME Offshore has won a 'substantial' contract for the transportation and installation of the inter-array cables for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms being developed in the U.S. by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP.For DEME, a substantial contract represents a value of EUR 150–300 million.Under the contract, DEME Offshore US will be responsible for the transport and installation of the inter-array cables…

First Sea Cable Installed for TenneT's West Alpha Offshore Substation

Jan 26, 2023

Jan de Nul Group and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for West Alpha offshore wind substation for Dutch grid operator TenneT. The offshore installation contractors used the cable-laying vessel Connector…

Hellenic Cables to Boost Subsea Cable Production Capacity with $86M Investment

Jan 20, 2023

Subsea cable maker Hellenic Cables plans to invest around 80 million euros (currently ~$86,47 million) over two years to meet the growing demand for 'electrification driven by the accelerating transition to a low-carbon economy.'The program…

UK Defense Ministry Buys Offshore Construction Vessel for Subsea Cable, Pipelines Protection

Jan 19, 2023

The UK defense ministry has acquired a subsea construction vessel that used to work in the offshore energy industry. The vessel, Topaz Tangaroa, will undergo a period of military modification and will be used to protect subsea cables and oil and gas pipelines…

Offshore Wind: Hellenic Cables Hires Asso.Subsea for Cable Installation in Germany

Jan 09, 2023

Hellenic Cables has hired the offshore installation company Asso.subsea to move, install, and protect the 220 kV export subsea cable system that will connect the Windanker offshore wind farm to the German extra-high voltage transmission grid…

Allspeeds Delivers 'Largest' Webtool Cutter to Ashtead Technology

Jan 05, 2023

Hydraulic tool maker Allspeeds said Thursday it had supplied a Webtool HCV330 hydraulic cutter to subsea equipment rental firm Ashtead Technology.According to the company, this is the largest Webtool cutter manufactured so far, and is designed…

DEME Offshore Taps Tekmar for Dogger Bank C Cable Protection Systems

Dec 28, 2022

Tekmar Group will supply Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm in the UK, under a contract with offshore installation firm DEME Offshore.This follows the existing contract with EPCI contractor DEME Offshore…

Equinor Submits Plan for Snøhvit Future Project. Power From Shore, Onshore Compression for Hammerfest LNG

Dec 20, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor, on behalf of its partners in the Snøhvit offshore gas field in the Barents Sea, on Tuesday submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) of Snøhvit Future to the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy…

OKEA Step Closer to Powering Draugen Offshore Platform from Shore

Dec 15, 2022

Norwegian offshore energy engineering and construction company Aker Solutions has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the oil firm OKEA for the electrification of OKEA's Draugen offshore platform.  The Draugen oil field sits in about 250 meters of water…

Saipem Bags $1.2B Worth Offshore Oil Field Contracts in Guyana and Egypt

Dec 15, 2022

Italian energy industry services company Saipem has secured offshore oil and gas field construction contracts in Guyana and Egypt worth about $1.2 billion in total.In Guyana, the U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has hired Saipem to support its Uaru offshore oil field development project…

MTN Lands 45,000km Subsea Cable in S. Africa to Boost Africa's Connectivity

Dec 13, 2022

MTN South Africa and MTN GlobalConnect, in partnership with a consortium, have landed a 45,000-kilometer subsea cable in South Africa, part of plans to build a subsea network to connect African countries to Europe and the Middle East.Africa's…

Prysmian Group to Install Subsea Power Cables for ADNOC's Artificial Offshore Island

Nov 15, 2022

Italy-based Prysmian Group, which makes and installs energy and telecom cable systems, has secured a €60 million (~$62,5 million) contract for laying submarine cables for the already secured Project Lighting HVDC 320 kV interconnection project in the UAE…

Ocean Winds Taps Seaway 7, JDR for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Nov 09, 2022

Ocean Winds, which is building the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed contracts with JDR Cables and Seaway 7 for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables.The subseacables will connect the wind turbines back to the…

UK: JDR Starts Construction of $148,M Subsea Cable Manufacturing Plant

Nov 08, 2022

Subsea cable supplier JDR Cable Systems (JDR) has started construction of its new subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland, UK.The 69,000-square-meter factory will be operational by 2024. According to JDR, the £130 million ($148…

Cable Installation Kicks Off at U.S. First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 03, 2022

Cable installation has kicked off at Vineyard Wind, the U.S. first commercial scale offshore wind farm, at a site located 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.  Vineyard Wind, the company developing the namesake wind farm, also announced that…

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