Subsea Cables News


Balmoral Develops Offshore Wind Cable Protection System FibreFlexx

Oct 29, 2020

Balmoral, a UK-based engineering company specializing in offshore buoyancy, insulation and protection solutions for the offshore energy industry, has developed Balmoral FibreFlexx - a cable protection solution for offshore wind.According to Balmoral…

Gallery: Nexans Aurora Fitted With Cable Lay Equipment

Oct 23, 2020

Norwegian offshore shipbuilder Ulstein, constructing the Nexans Aurora cable layer for Nexans, has this week said that the installation of Maats cable laying equipment on the vessel has begun.Per Ulstein, Maats’ & Marine Fabricators’ installation team arrived on site on October 14…

NKT Repairs Subsea Power Cables between Norway and Denmark

Oct 22, 2020

Offshore cable specialist NKT has completed the repair of two power cables Skagerrak 1 and 2 between Norway and Denmark, and the cables are now back in operation.The national power grids between Denmark and Norway are connected through four…

Trelleborg to Provide Cable Protection for RWE's Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 22, 2020

Seaway 7, a Subsea 7 subsidiary focused on renewables, has awarded Trelleborg a contract to provide cable protection for RWE's Kaskasi offshore wind farm project in Germany.Under the contract, Trelleborg will provide 86 integrated cable protection systems…

Gwynt y Môr Wind Farm Export Circuit Trips

Oct 22, 2020

Gwynt y Mor OFTO, an entity that operates and maintains offshore transmission assets between the onshore grid and the Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm in Wales, the UK, said Thursday that its export circuit SSEC3 tripped at 16:54 on October 15…

Nexans' Umbilicals for Senegal's First Offshore Oil Project

Oct 01, 2020

Offshore cable solutions provider Nexans will deliver subsea umbilicals for Senegal's first offshore oil field, the Sangomar.Subsea 7 awarded Nexans a contract to design and manufacture 46km of umbilicals for the Woodside-operated field. Subsea…

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

Sep 30, 2020

Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is expanding its renewables fleet with a second cable lay vessel.The company, which has access to Subsea 7's pool of vessels, said Wednesday that the Seven Phoenix vessel would be converted…

JDR to Link Two Azeri Platforms with Fiber Optic Power Cable

Sep 29, 2020

Subsea cable supplier JDR has won a contract with BP to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical, for a platform project, offshore Azerbaijan.The 33 kV fiber optic power…

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…

Dutch, UK Grid Firms Consider Connecting Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 22, 2020

The Dutch-German grid company TenneT and Britain's National Grid said on Tuesday they have signed an agreement to investigate connecting their offshore wind turbine farms in the North Sea via undersea cables.In a joint statement, the companies…

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…

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