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Vard to Build Second Cable Layer for Prysmian Group

Nov 22, 2022

VARD, a subsidiary of the Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri, said it has won a contract worth approximately €200 million ($205.3 million) to design and build a new cable laying vessel for Prysmian Group.Scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2025, the new vessel will be similar to Leonardo da Vinci, which was delivered from VARD to Italy-based Prysmian in 2021. Once operational, the new vessel will be dedicated to the execution of important projects such: as Dominion Energy…

Van Oord's Cable Layer Rescues 49 Refugees in Mediterranean

Nov 17, 2022

The Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord said Thursday that its Nexus cable layer had this week rescued 49 refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. 'The cable-laying vessel was contacted by the Malta Rescue Coordination Center to give support…

Cecon Orders Methanol, Battery-powered Cable Layer

Nov 17, 2022

Norway-based offshore energy industry services firm Cecon Contracting AS said Thursday that it had, with its partners, recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a methanol- and battery-powered cable installation vessel. The vessel…

Seaway 7 to Start Early Works on Moray West Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Aug 08, 2022

Seaway 7, a company specializing in offshore renewable energy installation services, said Monday it had signed a letter of award to start early work related to the installation of inter-array grid cables for the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea…

XLCC to Order New Cable Laying Vessel

Mar 31, 2022

XLCC, the new high-voltage direct current (HVDC), renewable energy focused business in the U.K., said it has completed the concept design for a new cable laying vessel for planned delivery in the first half of 2025.The newbuild is slated to support the Morocco – UK Power Project…

Prysmian Wins $900M U.S. Offshore Wind Contracts

Dec 20, 2021

Italian subsea power cable maker Prysmian said Friday it had secured contracts worth $900 million in the U.S. offshore wind market.Both projects have been awarded by Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)-Worth around $300 million…

Dogger Bank Wind Farm: Tekmar Energy Bags Its Largest Ever CPS Contract

Dec 17, 2021

DEME Offshore has awarded Tekmar Energy a contract to supply Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. in what is Tekmar Energy’s largest CPS supply contract to date.Dogger Bank is a 3.6GW offshore wind farm located 130km off the North East coast of England…

Ørsted Taps Boskalis for Cable Installation at Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode Wind 3 Projects

Nov 10, 2021

Dutch marine contractor Boskalis will install inter-array cables at Ørsted's for the German Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farms. Boskalis said Wednesday that the contract would include the transport, installation, and burial of a combined total of 106 inter-array cables…

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