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Nexans' Cable for World's First Harsh-environment Floating Solar Plant

Jul 28, 2021

Offshore cable manufacturer Nexans will deliver export cable for Equinor's floating solar pilot offshore Frøya in Norway. The floating solar project is slated to come online in December 2021 and will be the world’s first floating solar plant operating in rough offshore waters.The Frøya floating plant will measure 80 m x 80 m, with a height of less than 3 meters above the sea surface, hosting an array of solar panels capable of producing up to 1 megawatt…

First Subsea Bags Offshore Wind Deals with Gov't Support

Jul 27, 2021

UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK's export credit agency and a government department, said Tuesday it had helped Scottish firm First Subsea land multi-million-pound export opportunities with offshore wind farms overseas. 'First Subsea Ltd, a…

Van Oord to Install Cables, Foundations at Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Jul 23, 2021

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has awarded Dutch offshore installation company Van Oord a contract for the offshore installation works at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.Van Oord will transport and install the foundations at the Baltic Sea project and ensure the supply…

Jan De Nul Installs Export Cables for Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has installed four export cables for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jan De Nul used its cable-laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh to install with cables of total length of 34 kilometers.'Thanks to her shallow draft design…

An Industry-First: DEME Installs Offshore Wind Cables Using LNG-powered 'Living Stone'

Jul 13, 2021

Belgian offshore installation service provider DEME Offshore has installed the DolWin6 High Voltage DC (HVDC) cable in the German North Sea, using its LNG-powered DP3 vessel Living Stone. DolWin6 has a transmission capacity of 900 MW and is owned and operated by transmission system operator TenneT…

NKT Nets Firm Order for Dogger Bank C Export Cables

Jun 30, 2021

Danish offshore cable supplier NKT has secured the high-voltage turnkey order for the Dogger Bank C, the third phase of what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm, in the UK.NKT had previously entered into a Preferred Supplier Agreement…

Tekmar Energy's Cable Protection Systems for Chinese Offshore Wind Farms

Jun 22, 2021

Tekmar Energy said Monday it had secured multiple Cable Protection System (CPS) supply contracts to protect over 1,200MW of new offshore wind generating capacity in China.The contracts will see Tekmar Energy engineer, manufacture, and supply…

Parkwind Taps JDR for Arcadis Ost 1 Subsea Cables

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has granted subsea cable manufacturer JDR a contract to provide, test, and terminate 33kV subsea cables for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany.JDR, part of TFKable Group, will supply the 45km of 33kV array cable that will connect the 27 wind turbines…

MMT Surveying 'Beacon Wind' Cable Route

Jun 04, 2021

Equinor has awarded Ocean Infinity's MMT a contract for export cable route surveys for the ‘Beacon Wind’ offshore wind farm in the U.S.MMT is performing a combination of geophysical, geotechnical, environmental, and benthic surveys along the export route of Beacon Wind sites 1 and 2…

Ulstein Delivers Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Jun 02, 2021

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has this week delivered the cable-laying vessel Nexans Aurora to its owner Nexans.The vessel will be used for the transfer and installation of subsea high voltage cables and a variety of subsea construction jobs…

Norway and Germany Open NordLink Power Cable

May 27, 2021

Germany and Norway officially opened NordLink on Thursday, a direct power cable between the two countries that will provide Europe's largest economy with green energy at a time it is phasing out polluting coal power.Norway's electricity production…

Balmoral's System Prevents Offshore Wind Cable Damage

May 20, 2021

Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec has noted recent news on offshore wind cable failures, and has offered a solution for the problem in the form of its integrated cable protection stability system.According to the company, its system offers up to…

Energy Transition: UK Subsea Services Firm Urged to 'Act Now'

May 19, 2021

Experts are advising the UK subsea industry to act now and take advantage of the energy transition, warning that the journey to net-zero is already underway and businesses must keep up with the required change of speed.Subsea UK, the country's subsea services industry association…

Nexans to Deliver Umbilicals for Equinor's Offshore Oilfield in Brazil

May 19, 2021

Subsea Integration Alliance, a partnership between OneSubsea and Subsea 7, has awarded offshore cable firm Nexans a contract to deliver umbilicals for Equinor's Bacalhau project offshore Brazil.Under the contract, Nexans will design, manufacture…

Jan De Nul Repairs Tennet's Offshore Wind Cable in Germany

May 18, 2021

Offshore installation services firm Jan De Nul said Tuesday it had repaired TenneT’s AC108 cable connecting the Trianel Borkum offshore substation with Tennet's DolWin alpha converter station in the North Sea, offshore Germany.The repair job…

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