Subsea Cables News


Gallery: Nexans Aurora Cable Layer Goes on Sea Trials

May 07, 2021

Ulstein-built Nexans Aurora cable layer has this week started sea trials, the Norwegian shipbuilder has informed.The 149.9 m long and 31 m wide vessel, to be delivered to offshore cable maker Nexans, will be working in the offshore wind sector market, installing subsea cables including cables connecting offshore wind farms to the grid and interconnector systems. The hull of the vessel, built at CRIST…

Tekmar Energy to Protect Subsea Cable at Gode Wind 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 22, 2021

Tekmar Energy has won a contract with cable manufacturer ZTT to supply its Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Gode Wind 3 high-voltage grid connection project in Germany.The 16km long subsea cable is scheduled for installation in 2023 and…

Tampnet Buys BP's Offshore Fiber Cable System in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 07, 2021

Norway-based Tampnet which operates offshore high-capacity communication networks has completed the acquisition of BP's Gulf of Mexico (GoM) offshore fiber cable network, in what Tampnet says is one of the most significant milestones in the history of the company…

Global Offshore Completes Cable Installation at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Wind Farm

Apr 06, 2021

Global Offshore, an offshore trenching and cable installation specialist, has completed a cable installation campaign at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, off Denmark.The first phase of work, finished last year…

Cyprus, Israel, Greece Sign EuroAsia Interconnector MoU

Mar 08, 2021

Ministers of Energy of Cyprus, Israel and Greece on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on Cooperation in relation to the EuroAsia Interconnector Project.The EuroAsia Interconnector is the official EU project developer of the 2,000MW electricity interconnector between Israel…

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…

Tekmar Energy to Protect Cables at Two Offshore Wind Farms in China

Feb 17, 2021

Tekmar Energy has said it has won contracts to provide cable protection systems for two offshore wind farm projects located in the coastal province of Guangdong in southeast China.Under the contracts with unnamed clients, Tekmar Energy will…

Tekmar to Protect Subsea Cables at Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 28, 2021

Prysmian, one of Europe's largest power cable manufacturers, has hired Tekmar Energy to provide a cable protection system to be deployed at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in the UK.The 450MW NnG project, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB…

DeepOcean Winds Down Its UK Cable Lay & Trenching Business

Jan 26, 2021

Subsea services company DeepOcean has completed the wind-down of its UK Cable Lay & Trenching business.DeepOcean had in November 2020 said it had started a restructuring process in relation to three UK subsidiaries in its Cable Laying and Trenching business (the “CL&T Group”)…

Oceanteam Nets 6-month Subsea Cable Storage Extension

Jan 25, 2021

Dutch offshore services and subsea cable storage provider company Oceanteam has said it has secured an extension for a storage contract of 100+ kilometers of subsea cable with one of Europe’s biggest cable manufacturers.Oceanteam did not say who the client was…

Nexans Charters Havila Phoenix Vessel

Jan 21, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Havila Shipping has won a charter deal with offshore cable provider Nexans for its Havila Phoenix subsea construction vessel.The contract with Nexans Norway is for a firm period of 90 days with optional periods of 90 days and is expected to start during April 2021…

JDR to Deliver Subsea Umbilical for Malaysian Offshore Project

Jan 21, 2021

Subsea umbilical supplier JDR has won a contract with UMD Energy to deliver a 2.7km long subsea production umbilical for the Ledang Redevelopment Segment 2 project, offshore Malaysia.The umbilical will provide the connection from the unmanned remote platform to the subsea production control system…

Tekmar Wins Deal to Protect Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Jan 20, 2021

Tekmar, a UK-based offshore energy technology and services company, has secured a contract to supply its products to protect subsea cables on an offshore wind farm project.The company said the project contract was a significant one, with goods set to be deployed on an operational offshore wind farm…

Alcatel Submarine Networks Bags Northern Lights, Breidablikk Deals with Equinor

Jan 14, 2021

Alcatel Submarine Networks, part of Nokia, has this month signed deals with Equinor to deliver submarine cables for subsea control infrastructure for the Northern Lights CCS project as well as for the Breidablikk offshore development.The Northern…

DLM Delivers Monitoring Systems for Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Jan 11, 2021

UK-based Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM), said Monday it has built two bespoke monitoring systems that have been installed by dive teams on subsea bend stiffeners at an offshore wind farm.The equipment has been commissioned, with the first round of data due to be collected in March 2021…

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