Manatua Consortium Summit gives green light to start cable lay
Nov08

Manatua Consortium Summit gives green light to start cable lay

A crucial meeting of regional telecommunications leaders has approved the final stages of planning for the installation of the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable.  The new optical fibre submarine cable will span the South Pacific transforming speed, capacity, resilience and affordability.  The six landings will be in Tahiti and Bora Bora in French Polynesia, Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, Apia, Samoa and Niue.  It is the first...

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COBRACable link available to transmit energy between The Netherlands and Denmark
Nov05

COBRACable link available to transmit energy between The Netherlands and Denmark

The contract was awarded by TenneT TSO B.V. and Energinet SOV, operators of the Dutch and Danish power transmission grids. COBRAcable HDVC link is key for a sustainable European energy landscape. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the successful completion of the HVDC test on the submarine interconnector COBRAcable that links The Netherlands and Denmark....

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Hellenic Cables celebrates the inauguration of Elia MOG project
Nov05

Hellenic Cables celebrates the inauguration of Elia MOG project

Hellenic Cables, the leading provider of turnkey cable solutions for the wind industry, celebrates the successful completion of Elia’s new modular offshore grid (MOG). The Belgian transmission system operator officially inaugurated the project in a ceremony attended by King Philippe of Belgium. The platform, located 40 km off the coast, is linked to the mainland through two 220 kV submarine cables provided by Hellenic Cables. In...

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Nexans is preferred power export cable supplier for the Seagreen offshore wind farm project
Nov04

Nexans is preferred power export cable supplier for the Seagreen offshore wind farm project

Nexans has been appointed by SSE as the preferred supplier to design, manufacture and install the onshore and offshore export cables for the Phase 1 development of the Seagreen offshore wind farm project. Currently under construction off the Angus coast, Phase 1 comprises the Seagreen Alpha and Bravo wind farms. With a combined capacity of 1,075MW,  they will form the largest windfarm project in Scotland when they come on line in...

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Equinor awards Hywind Tampen contracts
Oct31

Equinor awards Hywind Tampen contracts

ON BEHALF OF THE GULLFAKS AND SNORRE PARTNERS, EQUINOR TODAY SIGNED CONTRACTS TOTALLING AROUND NOK 3.3 BILLION FOR THE HYWIND TAMPEN WIND FARM DEVELOPMENT. The contracts have been awarded to Kværner AS, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy AS, JDR Cable System Ltd and Subsea 7 AS. “The signing of five major contracts is a key milestone in realizing the Hywind Tampen pioneer project. Won in international competition, the contracts prove...

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Vineyard Wind partners with Marmon Utility LLC (Kerite) for Park City Wind project
Oct24

Vineyard Wind partners with Marmon Utility LLC (Kerite) for Park City Wind project

Agreement will supply Park City Wind project with key components, creating jobs and economic opportunity (Seymour, CT) – Vineyard Wind has announced a partnership with Marmon Utility, a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway company headquartered in Seymour, to bring jobs and economic opportunity to Connecticut. The agreement calls for Marmon Utility to establish manufacturing capabilities at its Connecticut facility producing Kerite cables...

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NKT signs service agreement with TenneT for high-voltage cable systems
Oct22

NKT signs service agreement with TenneT for high-voltage cable systems

The German-Dutch power grid operator TenneT has awarded NKT a service contract covering cable jointing of offshore high-voltage power cables. NKT has been awarded a three-year service agreement contract by the German-Dutch power grid operator TenneT covering the cable jointing part of a larger offshore service agreement. The contract covers the cable jointing work for seven power cable systems and includes a tailored preparedness plan...

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Nexans celebrates the next step in the construction of its Aurora cable installation vessel
Oct17

Nexans celebrates the next step in the construction of its Aurora cable installation vessel

On 15 October 2019, Nexans hosted the grand block ceremony that represented a key step in the construction of its ground-breaking cable installation vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’. The vessel’s hull  is currently being built at the CRIST shipyard in Poland. It will be completed at Ulstein Verft in Norway, with delivery planned for 2021. The grand blocks are the major components in the construction of the hull. They are...

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NKT completes the HVDC power cable system for Scottish Caithness-Moray link
Oct02

NKT completes the HVDC power cable system for Scottish Caithness-Moray link

The Caithness-Moray power link project is a major investment in Scottish infrastructure, capable of transmitting enough power to meet the needs of about two million residents. NKT has successfully completed the Caithness-Moray turnkey project of a 320 kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) XLPE off- and onshore power cable system covering a total transmission length of 160 km. The link has been in commercial operation since end-2018....

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Prysmian secures a major submarine and land maintenance service contract
Sep30

Prysmian secures a major submarine and land maintenance service contract

The award by tennet confirms group’s leadership in hvac & hvdc asset management solutions MILAN, ITALY   –   09/30/2019 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has achieved an important milestone in its PowerLink Cable Solutions strategy, which aims to provide comprehensive management solutions for submarine and land cable systems. The Group has just been awarded a 3-year...

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NKT is preferred turnkey supplier for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B
Sep20

NKT is preferred turnkey supplier for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B

NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the prospective Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B. The project is being developed as a joint venture by Equinor (50%) and SSE (50%). Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B was notified today that it was successful in the UK allocation of Contracts for Difference...

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Prysmian proudly launches a breakthrough innovation in submarine cable industry
Sep19

Prysmian proudly launches a breakthrough innovation in submarine cable industry

Laying of the first non-metallic armour cable successfully completed in Greece. Composite material is 30% lighter allowing installations up to a depth of 3,000 m. MILAN, ITALY   –   09/19/2019 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, successfully completed the submarine laying operations for the Evia, Andros and Tinos islands interconnections. The Group developed, supplied and...

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SubCom achieves qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) cable, begins manufacturing
Sep17

SubCom achieves qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) cable, begins manufacturing

Factory upgrades and enhancements to manufacturing capabilities demonstrate SubCom’s ongoing commitment to quality and efficiency in technology, services, processes and management systems EATONTOWN, N.J., USA, September 16, 2019 – SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, has announced several forward-looking developments including the company’s high fiber count (HFC) qualification and start of...

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Prysmian moves forward with the construction of the new cable-laying vessel named Leonardo da Vinci
Sep10

Prysmian moves forward with the construction of the new cable-laying vessel named Leonardo da Vinci

Basic design phase substantially completed, and keel laying work kicked off. The new vessel will strengthen Prysmian project execution capabilities. MILAN, ITALY  –  09/10/2019 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, takes a step forward in the construction of its new cutting-edge cable-laying vessel. Strictly in accordance with the timeline, basic design phase has been...

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Alvheim ready to speed up digital transformation
Sep09

Alvheim ready to speed up digital transformation

Tampnet and Aker BP have finished the deployment of fibre optic cable to the Aker BP operated FPSO «Alvheim». The FPSO is now connected to Tampnet’s subsea fibre optic network providing high redundancy and capacity, preparing Alvheim for the digital transition. Alvheim was already connected to Tampnet’s network, but this was via a lower capacity radio link from the Heimdal platform, which will be de-commissioned in 2021. Lead Engineer...

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Nexans wins umbilical contract from McDermott for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project
Aug28

Nexans wins umbilical contract from McDermott for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project

Nexans will provide management, procurement, engineering, manufacturing and testing activities for the umbilicals and ancillary hardware.The Tortue field is located approximately 120 km offshore the coast of Mauritania and Senegal and its subsea system includes a total of 4 wells. Paris La Défense, August 28, 2019 – McDermott Marine Construction Limited has awarded a contract to Nexans for the supply of approximately 100 km...

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New subsea cable to Cumbrae up and running, with innovative technology set to be installed
Aug13

New subsea cable to Cumbrae up and running, with innovative technology set to be installed

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks’ (SSEN) project to replace one of the two electricity subsea cables connecting Bute and Cumbrae is now complete, with new additional fault detection technology set to be installed in the coming months. Cumbrae receives its power from the mainland by two subsea cables, one of which was approaching the end of its operational life. To ensure it could continue to deliver a safe and reliable...

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NKT to deliver 420 kV high-voltage turnkey offshore power cables system to strengthen grid in Stockholm
Aug12

NKT to deliver 420 kV high-voltage turnkey offshore power cables system to strengthen grid in Stockholm

NKT has won the sea-section of a project to replace overhead lines with 420 kV high-voltage AC offshore power cables between the Beckomberga and Bredäng quarters of the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The upgrade of the connection will strengthen the stability of the local grid system to accommodate increased power demand.  Increased stability of the Stockholm area power grid combined with a need to also expand the grid to match the...

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Powering the offshore winds of change with Cimteq
Aug08

Powering the offshore winds of change with Cimteq

The benefits of wind energy are mainfold. Wind is a reliable and endless renewable which dramatically cuts carbon emissions. It is creating millions of new jobs across the world and creates an energy independence for those countries relying heavily on imported gas, coal or oil. Offshore ambition The UK’s offshore wind industry is still the largest producer of offshore wind energy in the world. Last year it announced its 2030 vision,...

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Hydro Group technology enables successful floating wind turbine test
Aug06

Hydro Group technology enables successful floating wind turbine test

An innovative floating wind turbine utilising Hydro Group connectivity is ready for commercial applications, following site tests which saw it generate 2.2GWh of electricity and face wave heights of up to 6.2m during the first half of 2019. The Floatgen Vestas V80 turbine, located in the SEM-REV marine renewable energy site off the coast of Le Croisic, France, uses subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group’s Hydro Renewable...

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Prysmian secures new offshore wind project in The Netherlands
Jul29

Prysmian secures new offshore wind project in The Netherlands

Prysmian 66 kV inter-array cable systems for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 & 4 wind farms. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a project by Vattenfall, a leading European energy company, to provide the submarine inter–array cable systems for the Hollandse Kust Zuid III and IV offshore wind farms in The Netherlands. The award follows Vattenfall’s...

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Prysmian wins Viking Link Project valued at close to €700M
Jul23

Prysmian wins Viking Link Project valued at close to €700M

Complete submarine cable link awarded leveraging on new cable installation vessel all land cables to be provided for UK route. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has received a letter of award from National Grid Viking Link Limited and Energinet, for the development of Viking Link, the first submarine cable connection between the UK and Denmark. Worth close to €700 million, the contract...

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Nexans qualifies high voltage cable to world record water depth to create power connection across a Norwegian Fjord
Jul22

Nexans qualifies high voltage cable to world record water depth to create power connection across a Norwegian Fjord

For BKK’s new power connection across the Fensfjorden, Nexans has qualified its 420 kV XLPE power cable design for use in water depths down to 550 meters. This development opens up new possibilities to create higher voltage subsea links in deeper locations than ever before. Nexans, leader in advanced cabling systems, solutions and services, has completed the final type-test to qualify its state-of-the-art 420 kV XLPE subsea cable for...

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Prysmian supports French offshore wind farms with the best “Made in France” cable technology
Jul18

Prysmian supports French offshore wind farms with the best “Made in France” cable technology

EDF Renewables’ representatives visited Prysmian’s French centres of excellence in Montereau and Gron, where cables cores for the first offshore wind farm in France will be produced. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will provide the best cable technologies “Made in France” for the first large-scale French offshore wind farm, which will be developed by the French company EDF...

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LS Cable & System awarded submarine cable contract in Taiwan
Jul15

LS Cable & System awarded submarine cable contract in Taiwan

On July 12th, LS Cable & System announced that it was awarded a submarine power grid construction project in Taiwan.LS C&S entered a contract with Ørsted, Denmark’s national energy company, for which it will be supplying submarine cables to the Changhua Province offshore wind farm complex located in western Taiwan until 2021.This is the largest of offshore wind farm complexes scheduled to be built by 2025.Taiwan has plans to...

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NKT wins high-voltage power cable order to connect two oil and gas platforms in Norway
Jul11

NKT wins high-voltage power cable order to connect two oil and gas platforms in Norway

NKT has been awarded a turnkey project from Lundin Norway AS for the 132 kV high-voltage power cable connecting the Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform to the Johan Sverdrup field center. The power cable solution will finalize the Utsira High Power Hub Project to power several oil and gas fields with renewable power from shore.NKT has been awarded a turnkey project from Lundin Norway AS for the 132 kV high-voltage power cable...

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JDR Cables signs MOU with Taya Group in Taiwan
Jul10

JDR Cables signs MOU with Taya Group in Taiwan

Today JDR Cables, part of the TFKable Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Taya Group, a leading electric wire and land cable manufacturer in Taiwan. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate on localisation opportunities on future renewable energy projects in the area, with a specific focus on building a stronger Taiwanese offshore wind supply chain. In partnership with Taya Group, JDR aims...

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Oceanteam Solutions extends subsea cable storage contract with one of Europe’s biggest cable manufacturers
Jul02

Oceanteam Solutions extends subsea cable storage contract with one of Europe’s biggest cable manufacturers

The 6-months extension plus two times 3 months options follows a successful two years of cable storage in Oceanteam’s 1100t carousel at its cable storage facility in Velsen, the Netherlands. This extension is part of a contract that also includes long-term storage of client’s subsea cables in Oceanteam’s 5300t carousel. In 2017, Oceanteam Solutions was awarded a contract to supply its client with port facilities, loadouts and storage...

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Prysmian secures DolWin5 grid connection for offshore wind farms in Germany
Jun19

Prysmian secures DolWin5 grid connection for offshore wind farms in Germany

Project valued in region of €140 M reaffirms Prysmian leading role in providing infrastructure for clean energy growth in Northern Europe. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been awarded a major grid connection project worth in region of € 140 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT which will enable the connection of multiple offshore wind...

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JDR Cables wins contract for Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm
Jun05

JDR Cables wins contract for Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

 JDR Cables, part of the TFKable Group, has signed a contract with DEME Offshore for the SeaMade offshore wind farm after a competitive tender. JDR will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories, including repair joints and connectors. JDR’s established track-record in supporting offshore wind projects cemented the contract win. The...

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