Subsea Cables News


Van Oord Deploys Giant Trencher to Bury Offshore Wind Cables in North Sea

Sep 23, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Van Oord has deployed a large remotely operated trencher called Deep Dig-It off the Dutch coast to bury offshore wind farm cables 5,5 meters deep into the seabed.The trencher has been deployed as part of…

Subsea 7 Orders JDR Umbilicals for IOG's Elgood Field

Sep 15, 2020

Subsea umbilical and cable company JDR has won a contract with Subsea 7 to supply a 9.3km production and control umbilical, topside equipment and subsea terminations for the offshore Elgood field in the UK Continental Shelf.Elgood, operated by Independent Oil and Gas…

SMD Wins Subsea Plow Order

Sep 03, 2020

UK-based subsea vehicle manufacturer Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) has secured a new contract to deliver a subsea plow to a subsea cabling company.SMD said Thursday that, as part of the contract, it would supply its MD3-XT plow, capable of trenching up to 3…

NKT to Deliver Power Cable System for BorWin5

Aug 11, 2020

Power cable supplier NKT has said it has been awarded a turnkey contract of 'below' EUR 250m (around $294,5) by TenneT to deliver and install a high-voltage direct current XLPE power cable system for the BorWin5 offshore wind project in Northern Germany…

Fugro ROV Supports North Sea Link Cable Installation

Aug 07, 2020

Fugro has completed a contract for Nexans to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) survey and monitoring support services to lay the North Sea Link cable through a mountain and along a lakebed in Norway.National Grid NSN Link Ltd and Statnett…

Jan De Nul Installs Cables, Upgrades Substation for Changhua Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 04, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has completed the installation of four medium-voltage export cables connecting the TPC Changhua offshore wind farm to the shore in Taiwan. The company has also upgraded the onshore substation in Changhua County…

Subsea Cable Specialist JDR Breaks Ground on US HQ

Jul 30, 2020

JDR,  a subsea cable supplier and services provider has started construction of a new US headquarters in Tomball, Texas. The building will consolidate three of JDR’s existing facilities in the region to expand its IWOCs (Intervention Work Over…

Cable Giant Prysmian Eyes Energy Transition Opportunities with New Appointments

Jul 24, 2020

ndustrial cable provider Prysmian Group has announced new organizational structure and management appointments for the Projects Business Unit - responsible for High Voltage submarine and underground cable systems for power transmission.Prysmian…

Tekmar Energy's Cable Protection for Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Jul 24, 2020

Subsea protection equipment provider Tekmar Energy will provide cable protection for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan.The wind farms, set to be the first utility-scale offshore wind project in Japan, will be delivered by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation…

Subsea 7 Nets Cable Installation Gig at Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Jul 16, 2020

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 has won a deal for the installation of the subsea cable system on an offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. Subsea 7 did not say who the client was, but said the contract was a sizeable one, which means it is worth between $50 million and $150 million…

Balmoral Develops Cable Protection Solution for Offshore Wind

Jul 14, 2020

UK-based engineering company Balmoral has developed what it says is a unique integrated cable protection system for offshore wind applications.Dr. Aneel Gill, product R&D manager, said Balmoral's CPS systems are designed based on the fatigue…

Trelleborg to Showcase Offshore Wind Cable Protection System at Virtual Conference

Jul 09, 2020

Swedish company Trelleborg is set to exhibit its NjordGuard cable protection system at a virtual offshore wind conference taking place later this month.Per Trelleborg, the NjordGuard is a unique cable protection system designed and developed to protect offshore wind farm power cables…

Nexans to Deliver Cables for Giant Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Jun 11, 2020

French industrial cable supplier Nexans has been awarded a contract by SSE Renewables to deliver cables for the recently sanctioned 1,075 megawatt (MW) Seagreen offshore wind farm project.The contract calls for Nexans to design, manufacture…

Aker Solutions' Umbilicals for Murphy's King’s Quay FPS

Jun 10, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aker Solutions will deliver umbilicals for Murphy's King's Quay offshore project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Aker Solutions said Wednesday that the contract for the delivery of umbilicals was awarded to it by Subsea 7…

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