Subsea Cables News

Ocean Installer to Install Cables at World's Largest Floating Wind Farm

Mar 14, 2023

Offshore installation company Ocean Installer has won a contract with Equinor for the installation of dynamic inter-array cables on Hywind Tampen in Norway.Hywind Tampen is the world’s largest floating wind farm and will be used to partially power Equinor's oil and gas platforms in the North Sea…

Prysmian Bags €1.8B Order to Connect Dutch Offshore Wind Farms

Mar 03, 2023

Energy and telecom cable firm Prysmian Group has secured contracts worth approximately €1.8 billion (currently around $1.9 billion) in total with the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT for the two grid connection projects IJmuiden Ver…

Subsea Power Link Between Spain and France to Go Ahead Despite Cost Increase

Mar 03, 2023

France and Spain announced a breakthrough on Thursday in a long-running impasse over what would be their first undersea electricity link.Spanish competition watchdog CNMC and French energy regulator CRE gave the go-ahead to a new cost-sharing…

Luna Innovations' Monitoring Services for Largest Offshore Wind Project in US

Feb 24, 2023

Optical technology specialist Luna Innovations will provide monitoring services for what will become the largest offshore wind project in the United States - Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The company’s EN.SURE…

NKT to Provide Technical Support for Taiwan's First Subsea Power Cable Factory

Feb 24, 2023

NKT, a Denmark-based company specializing in power cable making and installation, said Friday it would sign a joint venture deal with Taiwanese cable company, Walsin Lihwa, to provide technical support for the construction of the first subsea power cable factory in Taiwan…

Nexans' Cables for US' First Grid-connected Wave Energy Test Facility

Feb 22, 2023

Nexans, a company specializing in making and installing power cables, has secured a contract for PacWave South, the United States' first grid-connected wave energy test facility.PacWave is a joint venture between the US Department of Energy…

Seaway 7 Wins Multi-million Dollar Offshore Wind Contract

Feb 14, 2023

Subsea 7's renewable energy focused subsidiary Seaway 7 said Tuesday it had won a large offshore wind contract. For Seaway 7, “large” contracts are worth between $300 million and $500 million.The client hasn't been named, but the contract is…

Vietnam, Sembcorp in Subsea Power Cable, Offshore Wind Collab

Feb 10, 2023

Vietnam is in talks with Singapore's Sembcorp to build a submarine power transmission line between the two countries, the Vietnamese government said on Friday. The announcement was made after a meeting between Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh…

JDR to Supply Subsea Umbilicals for A15 and B10 Gas Fields in Netherlands

Feb 09, 2023

Subsea cable maker JDR has won a contract from Petrogas E&P Netherlands to supply two umbilicals for the A15 and B10 offshore conventional gas fields in the Netherlands. The fields are located in quads A & B, in a shallow water depth of 115 ft…

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…

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