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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…

Asso.subsea Installs Inter-Array Cables at Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 15, 2023

Asso.subsea announced it has completed the Inter-array cable installation and protection operations for the 500 megawatt (MW) Fécamp Offshore Wind Project offshore France.Asso.subsea was contracted by Prysmian Group to execute the seabed preparation…

Hellenic Cables Awarded Cable Contract for Gennaker Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 25, 2023

Hellenic Cables announced it has been awarded an EPCI contract for the grid interconnection of the Western Offshore Substation of Gennaker Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea, off Germany.Hellenic Cables, the cables segment of Cenergy Holdings…

MacArtney Supplies Storage and Handling System for Viking Link Spare Cable

Aug 23, 2023

By the end of 2023, a high voltage direct current electricity link called Viking Link will be able to facilitate electricity exchange between Great Britain and Denmark. MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions collaborated with Energinet to develop…

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…

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