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GUH: Subsea Cable Failures Threatening Offshore Wind Expansion

Sep 22, 2023

UK-based trade body Global Underwater Hub (GUH) is working to tackle failures in underwater cables, which, it says, could derail global offshore wind ambitions.GUH says that the reliability of subsea cables is “paramount” to the success of offshore wind and the energy transition…

CRP Subsea to Supply Cable Protection System for Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Sep 19, 2023

CRP Subsea, an AIS company, has been awarded a contract by Ørsted to provide NjordGuard, an integrated cable protection system, for the Greater Changhua 2b & 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. CRP Subsea will supply a total of 142 NjordGuard cable protection systems…

Prysmian Group Wins €630 Million Contract for Adriatic Link HVDC Project

Sep 07, 2023

Cable maker Prysmian Group has been awarded a new contract worth around €630 million by Terna Rete Italia S.p.A., a company fully owned by Terna S.p.A., the Italian power grid operator (TSO).The Adriatic Link project includes the design, supply…

Greek Cable Maker Selected for Polish Offshore Wind Farm Work

Sep 06, 2023

Cenergy Holdings cables branch Hellenic Cables has signed a contract for the supply of export cables for the Baltica 2 offshore wind project in Poland.Under the contract awarded by Denmark's Orsted and Poland's PGE, Hellenic Cables will supply 148km 275kV export cables with XLPE insulation…

Boskalis Wins 'Large' Contracts for Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 05, 2023

Dutch offshore installation services firm Boskalis has secured two contracts for the transportation and installation of the export and array cables for the Baltica 2 offshore wind farm off the coast of Poland. The two contracts have a combined value which is considered to be 'large…

Danish Firm to Supply Cable System for Polish Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 14, 2023

Danish power cable maker NKT has won a contract to design and produce the offshore export power cable system for the Polish offshore wind project Baltic Power.'The project is important for the transition to renewable energy in Poland and the…

Sri Lankan Shipyard Delivers Cable Layer to European Owner

Aug 09, 2023

Colombo Dockyard PLC recently delivered the first-ever Cable Laying and Repair Vessel (CLRV) to the European market from Sri Lanka.The vessel was built for Orange Marine, a France-based specialist in submarine telecommunications, whose fleet represents a 15% of the global fleet in this sector…

23D Completes Subsea Cable Trenching and Burial Work for European Client

Aug 07, 2023

Nearshore and onshore power installation contractor and marine consultancy company 23 Degrees Renewables (23D), part of OEG Group, said Monday it had completed a contract for an unnamed European cable company to carry out trenching and burial…

Aker Solutions Wins "Sizeable" Order from BP-Eni JV for Offshore Angola Project

Aug 03, 2023

Norway's Aker Solutions has won a 'sizeable' contract from Azule Energy, a BP-Eni JV in Angola, to provide subsea umbilicals for the Ndungu project offshore Angola.Aker Solutions defines a sizeable contract as between NOK 0.5 billion (currently around $48…

Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Converter Stations for UK's Longest HVDC Link

Jul 26, 2023

Hitachi Energy said Wednesday it had been selected as preferred technology provider of SSEN Transmission and National Grid, to supply two high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations to interconnect the Scottish and English power grids…

Pascal Radue Takes the Helm as Executive VP at Nexans' Generation & Transmission Business Group

Jul 24, 2023

France-based power cable maker Nexans has appointed Pascal Radue as Executive Vice President, Generation and Transmission Business Group, effective from September 1.Pascal Radue has more than 20 years of experience in leading international teams around the world and in a wide range of positions…

Denmark's NKT Confirmed as Preferred Bidder for Scottish HVDC Transmission Projects

Jul 21, 2023

Denmark-based power cable-making and installation company NKT is confirmed as the preferred bidder for the supply of power cable systems for two HVDC transmission links by Scottish SSEN Transmission, with the intent to sign a framework agreement for future projectsSSEN Transmission…

Van Oord Installs 140km of Inter-Array Cables at Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 21, 2023

Dutch offshore installation services firm Van Oord said Friday it had completed installing and burying inter-array cables at CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, bringing it a step closer to being fully operational by the end of this year…

Construction Starts on First UK-German Power Link Project

Jul 19, 2023

Work has begun on a 2.4 billion pound (2.8 billion euro) project to build the first power cable linking Britain and Germany, said NeuConnect Interconnector, which is leading the move to connect two of Europe’s largest energy markets for the first time…

Nexans to Install Section of World's Longest and Deepest Interconnector

Jul 19, 2023

Subsea power cable maker Nexans has been awarded a major contract valued at €1.43 billion for the section of the EuroAsia Interconnector that connects Greece and Cyprus.'As a critical part of a broader project to connect the grids of Greece…

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