Subsea Cables News


First Subsea Guards NnG OWF

Feb 19, 2020

First Subsea, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, has won the inter-array cables protection contract from DEME at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm (OWF).The cable protection system will be designed to protect the cable…

JFLCO Acquires Global Marine Group

Jan 31, 2020

British-headquartered specialist provider of submarine cables Global Marine Group (GMG) has been acquired by an investment affiliate of private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO) for around $250 million.With a legacy dating to 1850, GMG…

Ofgem to Probe Western Subsea Link

Jan 29, 2020

British energy market regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid and Scottish Power’s delivery of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cable which carries energy from Scottish windfarms to north Wales.The Western HVDC - known as Western Link -  is a £1…

Tekmar Secures Kriegers Flak Deal

Jan 22, 2020

Tekmar Energy, the provider of sub-sea cable protection systems for the renewable energy industry, has secured two contracts awards for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm.'Tekmar Group is delighted to announce contract awards from Global…

VLCV BV Completes Borssele Cable Project

Jan 22, 2020

VLCV BV, a joint venture between VL Specials and C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services, has completed the installation of two ducts, including bellmouths, for the cable system of the Borssele offshore wind project in the Netherlands.Arvid de Groot…

Hellenic Wins Cable Contract for Mayflower Wind

Jan 21, 2020

Greece-based Hellenic Cables, through its subsidiary Hellenic Cables America, announced  an agreement with Semco Maritime for the supply of inter-array cables for the Mayflower Wind project, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC…

Deep Down to Repair Umbilicals for Two Oil Operators

Jan 10, 2020

Subsea equipment specialist Deep Down has received orders from two independent oil and gas operators for emergency umbilical repairs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and West Africa. The company said Friday that both projects included design, engineering…

Prysmian to Wire Chinese Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 09, 2020

Italian multinational manufacturer of cables Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) for the supply of cables for DEC’s newest 10 MW offshore wind turbine prototype.The contract includes the supply of…

ZPMC Contracts Royal IHC for J-Lay System

Dec 22, 2019

Royal IHC, the supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore and dredging markets, has signed a contract with China’s Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to support the installation and commissioning of the J-Lay system on ZPMC’s multipurpose vessel JSD6000 in Changxing…

Tekmar Bags Windpark Fryslân Gig

Dec 22, 2019

Tekmar Energy, the developer and manufacturer of sub-sea cable protection systems for the renewable energy industry, announced that international marine contractor Van Oord has selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for Windpark Fryslân…

Seabed Geosolutions Sells OBC System

Dec 17, 2019

Seabed Geosolutions, the provider of comprehensive ocean bottom seismic (OBS) solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has signed a contract to sell the entirety of its shallow water ocean bottom cable (OBC) recording equipment.The joint…

First Subsea CPS for WindFloat

Dec 09, 2019

UK's developer and supplier of connectors, First Subsea has delivered a beach landing Cable Protection System for the export cables on the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic project, located 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. Hengtong…

Prysmian Wins Equinor's Empire Wind Gig

Dec 05, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has contracted Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian to supply the submarine inter-array cable system for the 816-MW Empire Wind project off the coast of New York.Prysmian will provide the 66kV insulated array…

North Sea: Inmarsat Targets OSVs

Dec 04, 2019

British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat plc will extend its service portfolio for customers with the launch of Fleet LTE, following an agreement with subsea fibre and offshore LTE network operator, Tampnet.The new service which…

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