Subsea Cables News


Italian Marine Cable Laying Firm to Cut Dividend

Mar 31, 2020

Italian marine cable installation company Prysmian plans to cut the dividend by 50 percent, citing the effect of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on the global economy.Citing the spread of the pandemic and its potential duration, and…

Norway Takes More Time to Decide on North Sea Cable Project

Mar 25, 2020

Norway is postponing a decision on whether to allow companies to construct a new subsea power cable between it and Scotland, the government said on Wednesday.Known as NorthConnect and partly owned by Swedish energy group Vattenfall, the project…

Tekmar to Protect France's first OWF

Mar 12, 2020

UK-based Tekmar Energy  has secured a contract award from French cable installation specialist Louis Dreyfus TravOcean, to supply TekLink cable protection systems (CPS) for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm (OWF).According to the developer and manufacturer of sub-sea cable protection systems…

Global Offshore Nets Kincardine Floating Wind Farm Work

Mar 10, 2020

Offshore cable installation specialist Global Offshore has received a contract for cable installation and burial at the Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm for Spanish developer and construction company Grupo Cobra.Global offshore will use the cable installation vessel the Normand Clipper…

Ocean Installer Wins Subsea Cable Installation Job in China

Mar 10, 2020

Norway's offshore installation company Ocean Installer has won a deal to deliver and install a subsea power cable in China, as part of CNOOC Liuhua 16-2 oil field development in the South China Sea.In what is the company's second contract in China…

Nexans to Supply Cables for Marjan Field

Mar 02, 2020

The global player in the cable and optical fiber industry Nexans S.A. was awarded a significant Purchase Order to supply 180 km of 230 kV cables for the offshore Marjan increment development mega-project on the eastern coast of the Arabian Gulf…

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…

Van Oord Opts for Seatools

Feb 03, 2020

Subsea technology company Seatools has completed the delivery of a CT umbilical winch on behalf Van Oord Offshore.The winch will power Van Oord’s new subsea trencher “Deep Dig It,” which will be deployed during cable installation operations at an offshore wind farm later this year…

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…

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