NKT completes deep water cable test and installation of HVDC cable systems
Sep19

NKT completes deep water cable test and installation of HVDC cable systems

NKT has successfully installed and laid 525 kV HVDC submarine power cables at more than 700 meters in Norwegian waters with its advanced cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria. NKT recently completed a Sea Trial test campaign for deep sea cable laying at more than 700 meters in Norway with the company’s cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria. The test was executed with an NKT 525 kV HVDC double-armored submarine cable and verified excellent...

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Swan Hunter mobilise carousel equipment spread aboard ASV Pioneer for CWind’s ‘Complete Cable Care’ Service
Sep17

Swan Hunter mobilise carousel equipment spread aboard ASV Pioneer for CWind’s ‘Complete Cable Care’ Service

Swan Hunter have completed mobilisation and commissioning of our new modular offshore carousel and associated equipment onboard the ASV Pioneer barge, for client CWind in support of their ‘Complete Cable Care’ service offering. The new basket carousel, has been mobilised onto the barge in the smallest of four configurations, at 2000Te capacity, but can be extended up to 7000Te due to it’s modular design. In addition to the carousel,...

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Van Oord–Hellenic Cables consortium assigned to connect Hollandse Kust (South) project to grid
Sep07

Van Oord–Hellenic Cables consortium assigned to connect Hollandse Kust (South) project to grid

TenneT has awarded the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium the assignment to supply and install sea and land cables for the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha project. The 700 MW grid connection will transmit offshore wind energy to electricity users in the Netherlands. Two wind farms with a joint capacity of 700 MW are under construction in the Hollandse Kust (South) wind farm zone, 22 kilometres off the coast of the Dutch Province of...

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NKT finalizes cable system delivery to offshore wind park Walney Extension in UK
Sep04

NKT finalizes cable system delivery to offshore wind park Walney Extension in UK

NKT has successfully commissioned the high-voltage cable system project for the 659 MW offshore wind park Walney Extension in the Irish Sea. For NKT, the delivery comprises more than 139 km submarine cable and reinforces the company’s strong position within offshore wind. NKT has successfully commissioned the 220 kV HVAC cable systems for the offshore wind park Walney Extension in the Irish Sea. When fully operational later this year,...

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NKT confirms order for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project
Sep03

NKT confirms order for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

As informed in Company Announcement no. 21 of 25 September 2017, NKT had signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for delivery and installation of export and array cable systems to the prospective offshore wind farm project Triton Knoll. The PSA was signed in a consortium with Boskalis Subsea Cables and Flexibles (previously VBMS). Innogy, the project owner, has now made the final investment decision for the Triton Knoll offshore...

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Prysmian awarded over €220M in new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France
Aug31

Prysmian awarded over €220M in new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, have secured three important projects to provide new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France. Eolien Maritime France (a joint venture between the French company EDF Energies Nouvelles and the Canadian company Enbridge) awards Prysmian with the design, supply and installation of inter array cables for the two offshore wind...

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JDR and Wild Well sign five-year long term service agreement
Aug29

JDR and Wild Well sign five-year long term service agreement

JDR Cables Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by TFKable Group, has been awarded a five-year Long Term Service Agreement with Wild Well Control, Inc. (Wild Well), a Superior Energy Services company. The five-year agreement, will see JDR design, manufacture and assemble intervention, workover and control systems (IWOCS) to be deployed in conjunction with Wild Well’s 7Series subsea...

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Nexans presents its state-of-the-art HV cable solutions
Aug24

Nexans presents its state-of-the-art HV cable solutions

Nexans is presenting its complete range of transmission cabling systems and solutions, including its High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) and High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) solutions for offshore and onshore applications, superconducting systems and cable recycling services.  As the world’s energy transmission needs continue to increase, a new generation of increasingly high performance and efficient power systems will be...

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JDR launches IWOCS rental service
Aug21

JDR launches IWOCS rental service

JDR Cable Systems, the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry owned by the TFKable Group, has launched a global intervention, workover and control systems (IWOCS) rental service. JDR’s IWOCS rentals offer offshore oil and gas operators the ability to increase production from subsea wells without capex investment by providing a temporary connection. The systems can also be used for...

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NSW awarded Northwestern 2 Offshore Wind Farm contract
Aug07

NSW awarded Northwestern 2 Offshore Wind Farm contract

NSW, a subsidiary of General Cable which recently became part of Prysmian Group, has been awarded a contract by Northwester NV for the development of a submarine inter-array power cable system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, located in the Belgian North Sea, approximately 50 km north-west of Oostende. NSW will design, produce and deliver 25 km of 33 kV submarine power cables for the inter-array cabling of the Northwester 2...

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Prysmian to develop submarine power cable links for Hornsea Project Two in the UK
Aug02

Prysmian to develop submarine power cable links for Hornsea Project Two in the UK

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Ørsted Wind Power A/S to supply submarine inter-array cables for what will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Hornsea Project Two, located 89 km off the Yorkshire coast, will be able to supply well over 1.3 million homes with green, renewable electricity once it becomes operational in 2022. Prysmian Group has...

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NKT awarded Hornsea 2 offshore AC cable project
Jul04

NKT awarded Hornsea 2 offshore AC cable project

NKT has been awarded a contract by Ørsted of over EUR 145m (approx. DKK 1.08bn) to supply more than 190 kilometres of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the UK. The wind farm is to be the world’s largest with a capacity of 1.4 GW providing green electricity to well over 1.3 million households. The cable system, not comprising installation, delivered by NKT for Hornsea 2...

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Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer
Jul04

Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Nexans, during its meeting of July 3, 2018 chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel, decided to appoint Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer. He will take office on 4 July 2018. Christopher Guérin, 46 years old, has been with Nexans since 1997 and most recently since 2014 served as Senior Executive Vice President, Europe and Telecom/Datacom, Power Accessories Business Groups and member of the Group...

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Nexans wins major subsea umbilical contract from Equinor for Troll Phase 3 development
Jul03

Nexans wins major subsea umbilical contract from Equinor for Troll Phase 3 development

Nexans will provide a total of 27 kilometers of complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next development phase of the most prolific oil and gas field on the Norwegian continental shelf. The Troll oil and gas field is the most prolific field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), with more than half of its reserves still remaining after over 20 years of production. The initial development was...

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NKT to strengthen local power grid in Norway with high-voltage cable systems
Jun28

NKT to strengthen local power grid in Norway with high-voltage cable systems

NKT has won the turnkey order of two high-voltage cable systems ensuring power availability and transmission security in the regions of Hedmark and Oppland in Norway. NKT has been awarded the turnkey delivery of two 145 kV AC (alternating current) extruded cable system sets for the Mjøsa Project in the regions Hedmark and Oppland located North of Oslo in Norway. Here the power grid operator Eidsiva Nett AS is to upgrade the grid and...

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SOURIAU introduces SWIM connectors for underwater applications at shallow depth
Jun26

SOURIAU introduces SWIM connectors for underwater applications at shallow depth

Immersible connectors have to meet a variety of mechanical and chemical constraints. SOURIAU has been active in this market for a very long time, continuously adapting its product range to customer requirements in the field of military submarines, oceanography, geophysics and the oil industry. With SWIM, SOURIAU is launching a new range of connectors designed for new markets. A new range for new applications The new SWIM range...

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New 66 KV submarine cable links for Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms in North Sea
Jun22

New 66 KV submarine cable links for Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms in North Sea

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract by Van Oord Offshore Wind B.V. for the development of a submarine inter–array cables system for Borssele III & IV offshore wind farms. Prysmian will be responsible for the design, manufacture, supply and testing of about 175 km of 66 kV three core cables with XLPE insulation of various cross – section and all related...

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JDR to supply cables to Taiwan’s first offshore wind project
Jun20

JDR to supply cables to Taiwan’s first offshore wind project

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry owned by the TFKable Group, has been selected by Jan De Nul Group to manufacture and supply inter-array, export and land cables for Taiwan’s Formosa 1 development. Formosa 1 is Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm and is being developed by Formosa Wind Power Co., a partnership of Macquarie Capital Group...

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CRU Interview with Michael Hjorth, NKT
Jun13

CRU Interview with Michael Hjorth, NKT

Background: Michael C. Hjorth, Senior Vice President & Head of Front End Sales for HV Solutions in NKT, is doing the opening speech at CRU Wire & Cable Conference 2018 in Copenhagen which NKT is also sponsoring.   Michael C. Hjorth headed up NKT Flexibles for more than two decades providing large infrastructure flexible pipeline solutions for offshore production of hydrocarbons from the seabed. Recently he rejoined NKT with...

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New Organisation to be implemented for integration with General Cable 450 managers appointed at global level
Jun11

New Organisation to be implemented for integration with General Cable 450 managers appointed at global level

With sales of over €11 billion, the new Group will employ approximately 30,000 people at 112 plants and 25 R&D centres in over 50 countries. “We are proud to have established our second home region in the United States. Today, we begin to operate as a single team with shared objectives, combining the best of both companies” commented CEO Valerio Battista. Prysmian Group announces the launch of its new organisation and begins its...

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