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Elektron Mobilized at Delfzijl

Aug 06, 2019

MV Elektron, a cable laying vessel available for use in the offshore wind industry, has arrived for demobilization at the port of Delfzijl under agency of Royal Wagenborg.Netherlands-based Royal Wagenborg said in a press release that the demobilization…

Tekmar Wins Hornsea Two Gig

Aug 05, 2019

Tekmar Energy,  a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, has signed a contract with the world’s largest offshore wind developer Ørsted, to provide Cable Protection Systems for Hornsea Two offshore wind farm…

GC Rieber Shipping Nails Nexans Gig

Aug 01, 2019

Norwegian offshore shipping company GC Rieber Shipping (RISH) has agreed with Nexans Skagerrak AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway AS, to enter into a ship management agreement for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak.The agreement…

Oceanteam Extends Cable Storage Gig

Jul 04, 2019

Norway's Oceanteam Solutions has extended subsea cable storage contract with one of Europe’s biggest cable manufacturers.The 6-months extension plus two times 3 months options follows a successful two years of cable storage in Oceanteam’s 1100t carousel at its cable storage facility in Velsen…

Oceanteam Wins Cable Lay Spread Gig

Jun 19, 2019

Oceanteam Solutions, a provider of complete set of equipment suitable for offshore cable laying, announced that it has been awarded a contract for supplying an undisclosed client with a cable lay spread.The contract lasts until mid-October 2019…

Van Oord Lays Deutsche Bucht Cables

Jun 07, 2019

Van Oord has deployed more than 40 kilometres of its trencher Dig-It to bury the laid inter-array cables at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany.The Dutch maritime contracting company said that these cables form the connection between…

NKT Commissions Kriegers Flak

Jun 05, 2019

Power cable systems provider NKT has commissioned the 170kV HVAC cable system for the 400MW Kriegers Flak combined grid solution which is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national grid connections of offshore wind farms to connect the power grids of Denmark and Germany…

Elia's MOG Plug to Belgian Grid

May 20, 2019

Federal Minister Philippe De Backer and Minister Marie Christine Marghem visited the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG), the switchyard platform in the North Sea that will soon bundle together cables from offshore wind farms and connect them to the mainland…

EllaLink Begins Marine Route Survey

May 07, 2019

EllaLink, a planned submarine cable linking Brazil and Portugal, announced that Alcatel Submarine Networks has finalized the Cable Route Study and mobilized the marine survey vessel for the EllaLink submarine cable system.The survey will be…

Tekmar to Shield Triton Knoll OWF

Apr 01, 2019

Tekmar Energy, a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, said that it has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF) in the UK…

Huawei Marine Upgrades WACS

Feb 03, 2019

Huawei Marine Networks, a global submarine network provider, announced completion of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II.A press release from the joint venture between the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies and the British company Global…

Seaway Offshore Cables Wins US Job

Dec 12, 2018

Subsea 7 associate Seaway Offshore Cables has won a contract to supply and install array cables for the 12-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) projects in the U.S.'SOC in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded its first US offshore…

Nexans Wins $113m Subsea Contract

Dec 05, 2018

French cable company Nexans said that  it has been awarded a full turnkey contract worth more than $113m  for the manufacturing, delivery and installation of 350 kV HVDC submarine cable in the Philippines.Nexans has been awarded a full turnkey…

Van Oord Contracts Tekmar Borssele 2 Offshore Wind Project

Nov 27, 2018

The subsea cables and engineering services provider Tekmar Energy announced that international marine contractor Van Oord has selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for the Borssele 2 (site III and IV) offshore wind farm…

Boskalis Wins USD 283 mln Contract from Ostwind

Nov 25, 2018

Dutch dredging Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection.A press release from the global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime…

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