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VIDEO: Hull of Van Oord's New Cable Layer Launched in Romania

Oct 20, 2022

VARD shipyard in Romania launched the hull of the new Van Oord cable layer Calypso earlier this week.Vard Tulcea in Romania is making final preparations before the hull will be towed to Vard Brattvaag. At Vard Brattvaag, the shipbuilder will continue outfitting the vessel, topside equipment installation, commissioning and trials in collaboration with Van Oord and sub-contractors before handing it over to the owner…

FOW Players Target 132kV Dynamic Cables

Oct 12, 2022

UK industry players are eying the development of 132kV dynamic array cables to meet the demands of ever larger turbines, but there are calls for standards to be agreed before they invest.The need for 132kV cables is being driven by the growth is turbine capacity to 15MW and beyond…

Osbit Delivers Swordfish Trencher to Jan De Nul

Sep 22, 2022

UK-based offshore equipment supplier Osbit announced it has delivered a new subsea trenching vehicle to Luxembourg offshore and marine services company Jan De Nul.The high-powered vehicle, named Swordfish, is a purpose-built cable burial tool…

Hellenic Cables to Deliver Inter-array Cables for Hai Long 2 & 3 Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Jul 07, 2022

Hellenic Cables has signed an exclusivity and capacity agreement (ECA) to supply 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables and associated accessories for the Hai Long 2 and 3 offshore wind project in Taiwan.Hai Long offshore wind farm project in Taiwan will comprise two offshore wind farms (OWFs)…

One-year Charter Extension for Solstad Offshore's CSV

Jul 06, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured a contract extension for its construction support vessel Normand Pacific.Italy-based Prysmian, whcih provides cables and systems for energy and telecommunications, has opted to extend the Normand Pacific contract by one year…

Grant Agreement Reached for $157m Blyth Subsea Cable Facility

Jun 15, 2022

JDR Cable Systems (JDR) reached final agreement under the UK government’s Offshore Wind Manufacturing Scheme (OWMIS) on financial support for its new subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland.The agreement means JDR is on track to begin construction in summer 2022…

Oceanteam's Client Returns 4000-tonne Carousel One Year Early

Feb 04, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore cable solutions provider Oceanteam said Friday that a client had returned one of its 4000-tonne carousels a year earlier than originally agreed.'In February 2020, Oceanteam entered into a three-year agreement for rental of one of its 4000-tonne carousels…

Hellenic Cables Wins Another Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Order

Jan 20, 2022

Cenergy Holdings' Hellenic Cables has won an offshore wind farm array cable contract with DEME Offshore, for the supply of cables for the Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the 3.6GW Dogger Bank project in the UK North Sea.'Already the designated cables’ supplier for Dogger Bank A and B…

Prysmian Group Finalizes EKSA Acquisition

Jan 04, 2022

Energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group announced it finalized the acquisition of the remaining 70% interest in EKSA sp. Z oo (EKSA), following the initial 30% acquired in 2006.EKSA has been a distributor of energy cables for Prysmian Group in Poland since 2002…

Prysmian to Build US Subsea Cable Plant

Dec 29, 2021

Italy's Prysmian plans to invest around 200 million euros ($226 million) to build a plant in the U.S. to produce submarine power transmission cables, CEO Valerio Battista said to the media in remarks confirmed by a company spokesman.The plant…

Nexans to Deliver Cables for 860MW Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 09, 2021

French power cable maker Nexans has won a contract for the supply of the onshore and offshore export cables for the 860MW Moray West offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth, Scotland.Subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and Financial Close…

Nexans Opens Expanded Subsea Cable Facility in Charleston

Nov 09, 2021

France-based offshore cable manufacturer and installation contractor Nexans announced Tuesday it has officially opened its transformed high voltage subsea cable plant in Charleston, S.C.From the Charleston facility Nexans will deliver subsea cables up to 525kV HVDC and 400kV HVAC…

Global Offshore Lands Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Sep 06, 2021

Global Offshore, part of Global Marine Group, has won a contract for the installation and burial of 27 array cables at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Sector of the Baltic SeaGlobal Offshore will be responsible for the project management and marine engineering…

Data & Design: The Twin Approach to Solving Subsea Cable Failure

Jun 10, 2021

In past decades, the UK has established itself as an underwater technology pioneer with 40% of the global market share. The North Sea oil and gas sector has fueled a great deal of this innovation to date. Still, as the energy transition accelerates…

Subsea 7 Nets 'Very Large' Deal for Mero 3 Pipeline Delivery

May 24, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded offshore services provider Subsea 7 a 'very large' contract for the delivery of subsea equipment for the Mero 3 deepwater field development, offshore Brazil.A very large contract, according to Subsea 7…

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