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UK: JDR to Build $176M Subsea Cable Manufacturing Plant

Sep 28, 2021

Offshore cable maker JDR Cable Systems on Tuesday announced plans for UK government-backed Northumberland-based manufacturing facility, creating 170 UK jobs.The subsea cable and umbilical supplier and servicer, part of the TFK Group, will open a  subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland.Subject to final agreements, construction is expected to start in 2022 ahead of a 2024 opening…

Prysmian Gets 'Go Ahead' for $232M U.S. Offshore Wind Cable Project

Oct 01, 2021

Subsea cable maker Prysmian has been granted a 'notice to proceed' for a contract valued at around 200 million euros (around $232 million) to supply a subsea power cable system for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the U.S.The Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm…

Offshore Wind: Japanese Firms KCS, MOL In Cable Laying Collab

Oct 01, 2021

Japanese subsea cable laying firm Kokusai Cable Ship (KCS) and the shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the operation of cable-laying ships to meet the increasing demand for the installation of power cables…

Subsea 7 Secures 'Major' Contract Worth More Than $750M

Sep 30, 2021

Offshore installation company Subsea 7's Subsea and Conventional business unit has won a 'major' contract.Subsea 7 defines a major contract as being over $750 million.The company said that the award extended the engineering, project management…

Hellenic Cables Orders Tekmar Energy Bend Restrictors for Subsea Cable Protection

Sep 29, 2021

Hellenic Cables has awarded Tekmar Energy a contract for Bend Restrictor supply for subsea cable projects in Denmark and Greece.Tekmar Energy will design, manufacture, and supply Bend Restrictors for the KBH02 “København02” submarine cable project in Denmark…

Offshore Wind: High Tien Offshore to Acquire Taiwan's First Cable Laying Vessel

Sep 20, 2021

Taiwan-based offshore engineering company High Tien Offshore Engineering has said it will invest into and own the first Taiwanese large Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) to support Taiwan's growing offshore wind ambitions.The company said that the vessel…

UK and Norway Sign Deal On New Power Interconnector

Sep 17, 2021

Britain and Norway on Thursday signed a bilateral treaty on electricity interconnection to help formalize power trading between the two countries, Britain's ministry for business and energy (BEIS) said.The agreement comes ahead of the start…

Solstad Offshore Installs Subsea Cable for TetraSpar Floater

Sep 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore said Thursday its Far Sapphire vessel has completed the installation of the inter-array cable for the TetraSpar floating wind turbine in Norway.The TetraSpar floating foundation, fitted with an offshore wind turbine, was recently…

Equinor Taps DeepOcean for Emergency Subsea Cable Repair Services

Sep 16, 2021

Subsea services firm DeepOcean has entered into a frame agreement contract with the Norwegian energy giant Equinor for the provision of contingency equipment and services for handling of high voltage subsea cables. The contract is for three years with options to extend up to four additional years…

Nexans in Cable Deal Talks with 'Leading' Offshore Wind Developer

Sep 10, 2021

Offshore cable construction and installation firm Nexans has said it has entered into exclusive negotiations with an unnamed 'leading developer' to supply and install onshore and offshore export cables for 'a significant' offshore wind farm in the UK…

Flotant Validates Dynamic Cable Concept for Floating Wind Projects

Sep 09, 2021

EUHorizon 2020-backed Flotant project has successfully validated an innovative dynamic cable concept for deepwater floating wind projects, unlocking the potential for greater wind power resources at lower cost.The project consortium aims to…

Prysmian, Asso.subsea to Deliver Export Cable for French Floating Wind Farm

Sep 07, 2021

Italy-based subsea cable maker Prysmian Group together with subsea installation firm Asso.subsea, has signed a contract with RTE, Réseau de Transport d'Électricité, for the development of an export subsea power cable system for the Gruissan floating offshore wind farm located in Southern France…

Seaway 7 Charters Maersk Connector Cable Layer

Sep 06, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has secured a one-year contract for its Maersk Connector cable laying vessel with Seaway 7, a renewables branch of offshore installation firm Subsea 7.Seaway 7, which is set to merge with vessel owner OHT…

Nexans Extends 'Havila Phoenix' Charter, Rents Trencher

Aug 23, 2021

Offshore cable maker Nexans has extended the charter for Havila Shipping's Havila Phoenix subsea construction vessel.The extension is for a period of 100 days, with further options for 40 days. The contract will keep Havila Phoenix working for Nexans up to February 2022…

Jan De Nul, JDR to Deliver Inter-array Cables for U.S. First Major Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 19, 2021

Belgium-based offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has won a contract to install  130 miles of inter-array cables for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the U.S. The cables will be delivered by UK-based JDR Cable Systems, part of the TFKable Group…

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