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NKT Selected as Preferred Cable Supplier for European Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 23, 2020

Power cable supplier NKT has been selected as the preferred turnkey supplier for a high-voltage offshore wind farm project in Europe, the company said Monday, without sharing the identity of the client.As the main contractor, NKT will deliver and install high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to an unnamed European offshore wind farm. The company has two HV power cable production facilities in Northern Europe: Cologne…

Prysmian Picked for Cable Works at RWE's Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 17, 2020

Italian power cable company Prysmian has won a contract to provide export cables for RWE Renewable’s largest offshore wind project, 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia offshore wind farm, in the UK North Sea.Prysmian will provide a turn-key high voltage subsea and land export cable connection…

UK: SSE, Scottish Power, National Grid to Develop 4GW Subsea Power Link

Nov 16, 2020

British utilities SSE, Iberdrola-owned Scottish Power and grid operator National Grid will develop a 4 gigawatt (GW) power link between Scotland and England, they said on Monday.The multi-billion pound project, called the Eastern Link, will…

Gallery: Ulstein Launches Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Nov 09, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein on Sunday launched Nexans’ new cable-laying vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’.The hull of the vessel, built at CRIST, Poland, arrived at Ulstein Verft in June 2020. It has since been fitted with electrical installations…

WIND Opens Taiwan Office

Nov 06, 2020

WIND, a shipping company providing specialized logistic services to the subsea cable industry, has opened a branch office in Taiwan, a growing offshore wind market.Patrick Schelvis, Area Manager Asia said: 'We are proud that our clients requested…

Forum to Deliver Trenching ROV for Subsea Cable Project in Asia

Nov 04, 2020

Forum Energy Technologies has won an order to deliver specialist subsea equipment for what it said was a major cable maintenance project in South East Asia.The contract won through Forum’s local representatives, will see the company deploy a…

Balmoral Develops Offshore Wind Cable Protection System FibreFlexx

Oct 29, 2020

Balmoral, a UK-based engineering company specializing in offshore buoyancy, insulation and protection solutions for the offshore energy industry, has developed Balmoral FibreFlexx - a cable protection solution for offshore wind.According to Balmoral…

Gallery: Nexans Aurora Fitted With Cable Lay Equipment

Oct 23, 2020

Norwegian offshore shipbuilder Ulstein, constructing the Nexans Aurora cable layer for Nexans, has this week said that the installation of Maats cable laying equipment on the vessel has begun.Per Ulstein, Maats’ & Marine Fabricators’ installation team arrived on site on October 14…

NKT Repairs Subsea Power Cables between Norway and Denmark

Oct 22, 2020

Offshore cable specialist NKT has completed the repair of two power cables Skagerrak 1 and 2 between Norway and Denmark, and the cables are now back in operation.The national power grids between Denmark and Norway are connected through four…

Trelleborg to Provide Cable Protection for RWE's Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 22, 2020

Seaway 7, a Subsea 7 subsidiary focused on renewables, has awarded Trelleborg a contract to provide cable protection for RWE's Kaskasi offshore wind farm project in Germany.Under the contract, Trelleborg will provide 86 integrated cable protection systems…

Gwynt y Môr Wind Farm Export Circuit Trips

Oct 22, 2020

Gwynt y Mor OFTO, an entity that operates and maintains offshore transmission assets between the onshore grid and the Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm in Wales, the UK, said Thursday that its export circuit SSEC3 tripped at 16:54 on October 15…

Nexans' Umbilicals for Senegal's First Offshore Oil Project

Oct 01, 2020

Offshore cable solutions provider Nexans will deliver subsea umbilicals for Senegal's first offshore oil field, the Sangomar.Subsea 7 awarded Nexans a contract to design and manufacture 46km of umbilicals for the Woodside-operated field. Subsea…

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

Sep 30, 2020

Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is expanding its renewables fleet with a second cable lay vessel.The company, which has access to Subsea 7's pool of vessels, said Wednesday that the Seven Phoenix vessel would be converted…

JDR to Link Two Azeri Platforms with Fiber Optic Power Cable

Sep 29, 2020

Subsea cable supplier JDR has won a contract with BP to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical, for a platform project, offshore Azerbaijan.The 33 kV fiber optic power…

Van Oord Deploys Giant Trencher to Bury Offshore Wind Cables in North Sea

Sep 23, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Van Oord has deployed a large remotely operated trencher called Deep Dig-It off the Dutch coast to bury offshore wind farm cables 5,5 meters deep into the seabed.The trencher has been deployed as part of…

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