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PHOTO: Construction of Nexans Aurora 'Well Underway,' Ulstein Says

Sep 11, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has shared the progress update on the construction of the next-gen cable layer the Nexans Aurora. According to Ulstein, the construction is 'well underway.''During a time span of a few days in September 2020, the cable capstan has been installed, the painting process is ongoing and the thrusters are about to be installed,' Ulstein said. The hull of the vessel was built in Poland and arrived in Norway in June for final outfitting…

Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci Due to Enter Fleet in 2021

Feb 22, 2021

Prysmian will entrust Sea World Management SAM with the management of the new high-tech flagship that will enter service in the second half of the year.Dubbed Leonardo da Vinci, the cable-laying vessel being built by the Vard shipyard in Brattvåg…

Orange Marine Orders Cable Repair Vessel

Feb 12, 2021

French submarine cables services company Orange Marine has ordered a new cable repair vessel for delivery in 2023.The specialized newbuild was designed by VARD in Norway and will be built at Sri Lankan shipyard Colombo Dockyard. The 1,800 dwt vessel is 100 meters long with a beam of 18…

Piriou Designs New Cable Layer

Nov 27, 2020

French shipbuilder and marine engineering firm Piriou has designed a new cable layer vessel, to be used to lay and repair both fiber-optical and energy cables. 'This vessel will be able to lay cables on wind farms as well as repair a damaged cable on the continental shelf or deep sea…

Outfitting Phase Set to Start for Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Jun 15, 2020

Norway's Ulstein is set to begin the outfitting phase of the Nexans Aurora, a large, DP3, cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans ordered from Ulstein in 2018.The Nexans Aurora hull arrived Ulstein Verft on Monday, June 15, 2020, after having been built at CRIST…

Longitude Designs Cable Layer for Taiwan Wind Farm Ops

May 19, 2020

Longitude Engineering, an LOC Group company, has said it has provided concept and basic design services, as well as construction specification for yard engagement and procurement activities, for a new DP2 cable lay ship for Woen Jinn Harbor Engineering (Woen Jinn)…

ZTT Joins China's Offshore Wind Super Project

Mar 08, 2020

China-based Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Co (ZTT) is set to deploy its fleet of installation vessels on the Jiangsu Rudong H6 offshore wind farm in China.The Jiangsu Rudong 800MW project, marked asone of the Super Projects with the largest capacity and investment in these projects…

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…

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…

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…

Hydroniq’s Coolers for Nexans

Jan 20, 2020

Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft has contracted the compatriot supplier of marine coolers for all types of vessels, Hydroniq Coolers, to deliver the seawater cooling system to the cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora.The Pleat coolers will…

ZPMC Contracts Royal IHC for J-Lay System

Dec 22, 2019

Royal IHC, the supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore and dredging markets, has signed a contract with China’s Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to support the installation and commissioning of the J-Lay system on ZPMC’s multipurpose vessel JSD6000 in Changxing…

NKT Confirms Dogger Bank OWF Gig

Nov 20, 2019

Danish cables supplier NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B site…

Nexans Wins Seagreen OWF Gig

Nov 04, 2019

French global player in the cable and optical fiber industry, Nexans said that it has received a contract from SSE Renewables, a renewable energy arm of Airtricity, for 1075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm (OWF) project.Nexans will be  the preferred supplier to design…

NKT Services TenneT Offshore Cable Joints

Oct 23, 2019

German-Dutch power grid operator TenneT has awarded the cable company NKT with a three-year service agreement contract covering the cable jointing part of a larger offshore service agreement.The contract covers the cable jointing work for seven…

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