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Van Oord Orders 'Green' Cable Layer for Offshore Wind Operations

Dec 17, 2020

Dutch offshore contractor Van Oord has ordered a 'green' cable-laying vessel from the Norwegian shipbuilder Vard. The ship will be built in Tulcea, Romania and Brattvaag, Norway for scheduled delivery in 2023.The vessel, equipped with the latest sustainable technologies, and expected to be fully operational in 2023, is targeted for deployment in the burgeoning offshore wind market. The new DP2 vessel…

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…

Ocean Yield Sells Connector Vessel to Jan De Nul

Dec 11, 2020

Luxembourg-based marine services company Jan De Nul Group has agreed to buy the offshore construction and cable-lay vessel Connector from Ocean Yield. The vessel will be officially transferred during the fourth quarter of 2020.The Connector…

IKM Works on Pipeline, Umbilicals Concept for Equinor's Barents Sea Oil Discovery

Dec 11, 2020

IKM Ocean Design has won a contract with Equinor for a pipeline engineering concept study for the Wisting oil field in the Barents Sea.Wisting, located in the Barents Sea, 300 kilometers from Norway’s northern coast, in a water depth of 400 meters was discovered by OMV in 2013…

Van Oord to Deliver Monopiles, Cables for RWE's 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 10, 2020

Dutch offshore installation services company Van Oord has won a contract to deliver and install monopile foundations and array cables at RWE's giant Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK.The 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind project is located is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea…

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…

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