NKT Victoria celebrates one-year anniversary as the worlds most advanced cable-laying vessel
May17

NKT Victoria celebrates one-year anniversary as the worlds most advanced cable-laying vessel

NKT has seen its purpose build cable-laying-vessel perform very well on several projects in the North Sea. When commissioned in 2017 NKT Victoria introduced new standards for precision, energy efficiency and operational technology ensuring consistent project execution when laying cables. NKT celebrates the one-year anniversary of its cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria after a busy first year at sea. She has installed 335 km of cables...

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JDR bags Safaniya work from McDermott
May15

JDR bags Safaniya work from McDermott

JDR Cable Systems, the leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry owned by TFKable Group, has been awarded a contract by McDermott for the Safaniya project. Owned and operated by Saudi Aramco, Safaniya is the world’s largest offshore oilfield located in the Persian Gulf. JDR’s scope of supply includes five thermoplastic umbilicals and hardware connecting new production platforms to...

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Nexans Makes Final Cable Delivery to Canada’s Strait of Belle Isle Subsea HVDC Power Link
May14

Nexans Makes Final Cable Delivery to Canada’s Strait of Belle Isle Subsea HVDC Power Link

Nexans has completed a six-year project to design, manufacture, supply and install nearly 100 km of subsea high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable and accessories for Nalcor Energy’s Strait of Belle Isle Marine Cable Crossing in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The project, which now connects Labrador with the island of Newfoundland, reached its conclusion when Nexans delivered the final 2.3 km length of cable that will provide a...

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Nexans to Supply Umbilicals and Accessories for BP’s Mad Dog 2 Project In Gulf Of Mexico
Apr27

Nexans to Supply Umbilicals and Accessories for BP’s Mad Dog 2 Project In Gulf Of Mexico

The United States is expected to account for up to 80 percent of the increase in global oil supply to 2025.[1] This growth is driving the development of new fields far offshore in ever greater water depths. One of the leading oil & gas producers in the region, BP has selected Nexans to supply umbilicals for the second stage development of the Mad Dog offshore field in the Gulf of Mexico. Nexans static and dynamic umbilicals and...

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Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm: Final Section of Nexans Power Export Cable Sails To Scotland
Apr06

Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm: Final Section of Nexans Power Export Cable Sails To Scotland

Nexans has reached two key milestones in its major contract to create the high voltage power export connection for Scotland’s Beatrice 588 MW offshore wind farm. The first of the two 400 kV onshore cable links and the high voltage accessories have been installed successfully and tested on site. At the same time, the Nexans factory in Norway has completed the manufacturing of the 220 kV offshore cable and loaded the final section onto...

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Prysmian will invest in a new laying vessel for submarine cables
Mar16

Prysmian will invest in a new laying vessel for submarine cables

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces an investment in excess of €170 million in a new cutting-edge cable laying vessel. This strategic asset will bolster Prysmian’s turnkey approach, under which it delivers end-to-end EPCI projects, from engineering, manufacturing and installation to full monitoring and diagnostic services. In particular it will support long-term growth prospects in...

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Prysmian Group at Middle East Electricity 2018
Mar05

Prysmian Group at Middle East Electricity 2018

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will showcase state-of-the-art technologies at Middle East Electricity 2018, the electrical industry’s largest show in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from March 6 to 8, 2018 (booth F20, Hall 8). The Group’s product portfolio at MEE 2018 will focus on the full range of state-of-the-art cable solutions including a variety of Industrial applications...

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Prysmian to deliver a new submarine power link to Capri
Feb05

Prysmian to deliver a new submarine power link to Capri

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth around €40 million for a new submarine cable connection between the isle of Capri and Sorrento (Naples) following a European call for tender. The contract has been awarded by Terna Rete Italia S.p.A., a company fully owned by Terna S.p.A., the Italian Transmission System Operator. The project involves the turn-key...

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Hawaiki Transpacific Cable System Ready for Service In June 2018
Feb05

Hawaiki Transpacific Cable System Ready for Service In June 2018

Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, has announced that more than half of the 15,000km of undersea fiber-optic cable that comprise the Hawaiki transpacific cable system have been implemented by TE SubCom. With several thousands of kilometers of undersea fiber-optic cable on board, TE SubCom’s cable-laying vessel CS Responder is now...

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BIRNS now offering two optical ferrule sizes for ultra high density connector configurations
Feb05

BIRNS now offering two optical ferrule sizes for ultra high density connector configurations

BIRNS, Inc. has announced the addition of a new 1.25mm optical ferrule for its acclaimed BIRNS Millennium™ connector series—a high performance, high density dry-mate connector range suitable for applications to 6km depth. The series can be used with molded or oil-filled cables in straight or 90° configurations and is available in high and low voltage, coax, fiber-optic, and hybrids of electro-coax, electro-optical and electro-opto-...

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Dynamic cable to connect Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm in the UK
Jan24

Dynamic cable to connect Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm in the UK

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm to mainland UK. This is the Group’s first cable project for a floating offshore wind farm which foresees the design and supply of two export cables as well as inter-array cables. The cable will also be provided...

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Nexans Delivered North America’s Longest Submarine Cable to Provide Cleaner Energy to Eastern Canada
Jan22

Nexans Delivered North America’s Longest Submarine Cable to Provide Cleaner Energy to Eastern Canada

With its sustainable development strategy and diverse natural resources, Canada is today the 4th leading country in the world for clean energy adoption with two thirds of its electricity generated by renewable resources[1]. To help meet Canadian federal regulations requiring a 50% reduction in coal emissions by 2030 and Nova Scotia regulations requiring 40% renewable energy by 2020, Nexans has installed North America’s longest...

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igus tried and tested bearing products and cable management systems at Subsea Expo
Jan11

igus tried and tested bearing products and cable management systems at Subsea Expo

At this year’s Subsea Expo, which is held at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre and runs from the 7th‑9th February, igus will showcase its vast range of products and systems for subsea applications. Visitors to the stand (stand 105) will see the giant E4 energy chain that can withstand exposure to ice, wind, storms, salt water, oil and drilling mud. It can also bear heavy loads and features easy-to-remove crossbars so...

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Prysmian secures new submarine power cable contract in the Philippines
Jan02

Prysmian secures new submarine power cable contract in the Philippines

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth more than €150 million by the Filipino grid operating company NGCP (National Grid Corporation of the Philippines) for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of two submarine power cable connections between the islands of Cebu and Negros in the Philippines. This project is part of a larger development plan...

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Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain
Dec18

Prysmian to Provide a Strategic Power Grid Connection in Bahrain

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth in the region of €80 million by EWA (Electricity and Water Authority of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain) to develop a new 400 kV cable loop circuit. As part of EWA’s strategic 400 kV Transmission Development programme (2009 – 2013), this project adds a crucial link to the infrastructure of the Kingdom of...

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Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection
Dec11

Prysmian celebrates 50 Years of the SA.CO.I. interconnection

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the taking into operation of the HVDC submarine cable system built for the SA.CO.I. interconnection linking Sardinia’s electricity grid with mainland Italy. It marks a world record for the longest in-service HVDC submarine cable link. “This is an important occasion testifying to the absolute reliability, efficiency and...

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Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash
Dec11

Prysmian to Acquire General Cable for $30.00 Per Share in Cash

Prysmian Group and General Cable Corporation have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Prysmian will acquire General Cable for $30.00 per share in cash. The transaction values General Cable at approximately $3 billion, including debt and certain other General Cable liabilities, and represents a premium of approximately 81% to the General Cable closing price of $16.55 per share on July 14,...

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Prysmian Group at Wind Europe Annual Event 2017
Nov27

Prysmian Group at Wind Europe Annual Event 2017

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will exhibit its extended portfolio of products and services at the Wind Europe Annual Event 2017 in Amsterdam from 28th to 30th November (RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Booth 1C50). The range on display will include AC and DC power transmission submarine cable systems, advanced turbine cabling solutions specifically designed to meet highly demanding...

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Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid
Oct09

Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid

While the Nordic countries are among the most advanced in terms of clean electricity generation, their consumption of energy per capita is also among the highest in the world due to cold climate and a sparse population distribution. To meet growing electricity demand and accompany increased energy production, BKK Nett AS, one of Norway’s largest power companies, decided to install the Kollsnes-Mongstad power line to strengthen the...

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Nexans’ Subsea Cable to Bring a Boost in Bandwidth to the Malaysian Peninsula
Sep27

Nexans’ Subsea Cable to Bring a Boost in Bandwidth to the Malaysian Peninsula

In the always-on hyper-connected world it is easy to forget how heavily the world economy depends on submarine cables. Estimates show that 99 percent of all intercontinental trade and a major volume of international web traffic are carried via subsea connections. Yet the ever-growing demand for internet services is placing major bandwidth pressure on existing subsea infrastructure. In the framework of SEAX-1, one of the most...

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