Prysmian to provide best-in-class Steel Tube Umbilicals to the Libra Mero Project
Jan27

Prysmian to provide best-in-class Steel Tube Umbilicals to the Libra Mero Project

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Libra, a consortium of prime international oil & gas operators, for Steel Tube Umbilicals to be installed in the Mero offshore oilfield. The Libra Consortium is led by Petrobras – with a 40% interest – in partnership with Shell Brasil (20%), Total (20%), CNPC (10%) and CNOOC Ltd. (10%). The consortium also has the participation of the state-owned company Pré-Sal Petróleo SA (PPSA) as...

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Hellenic Cables awarded the Interconnection of Skiathos Island
Jan23

Hellenic Cables awarded the Interconnection of Skiathos Island

Greek TSO ADMIE has awarded Hellenic Cables and its subsidiary Fulgor the project for the interconnection of Skiathos island in the Aegean Sea to the mainland grid. The contract, worth approx. EUR 43 million, entails the supply and installation of the submarine and underground cable system. This includes the design and manufacturing of 30 km of 150 kV submarine cable system, its subsea installation and protection as well as its...

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Angola Cables and CTM enter into MOU to advance digital opportunities
Jan21

Angola Cables and CTM enter into MOU to advance digital opportunities

Angola Cables and CTM have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance digital opportunities for business between Macau, Mainland China, African Portuguese-speaking countries and Brazil.  CTM envisages leveraging on its international network and Macau’s privileged position in the Greater Bay Area, as a key hub for the digitalization of Asia-Pacific region. Macau and the neighbouring regions have the...

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Hellenic Cables to supply inter-array cables for Mayflower Wind project
Jan21

Hellenic Cables to supply inter-array cables for Mayflower Wind project

Hellenic Cables has signed an agreement with Semco Maritime A/S for the supply of inter-array cables for the Mayflower Wind project, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC. The offshore wind project was selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy to electricity customers within the state with expected start-up in 2025. Hellenic Cables will be...

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CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history
Jan14

CRU brings its global gathering of cable makers and thought-leaders to London for the first time in its history

CRU, leading provider of cable news, analysis and consulting is to hold its 14th CRU Wire & Cable Conference on 8-10 June 2020. Attracting over 200 key executives, the conference is well established as the premier meeting place for the world’s cable makers and the insulated wire and cable supply chain. The event is set to take place in London for the first time in its history, close to CRU’s headquarters and promises to draw on...

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NKT signs service contract with EirGrid on East West Interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain
Jan14

NKT signs service contract with EirGrid on East West Interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain

The Irish power grid operator EirGrid has awarded NKT a service contract for the interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain supporting the transition to renewable energy. NKT has been awarded a five-year service agreement by the Irish power grid operator EirGrid for cable related services including repair works for the East West Interconnector. The 200 kV HVDC power cable with capacity of 500 MW between Ireland and Great...

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East Coast’s fastest data cable reaches Sunshine Coast shore
Dec29

East Coast’s fastest data cable reaches Sunshine Coast shore

Queensland’s first direct international data and telecommunications connection to global markets is on track for mid-2020, with the undersea fibre optic cable being pulled ashore on the Sunshine Coast. The Ile De Brehat, the large vessel that has been seen off Maroochydore Beach since last week, has now delivered the 550 kilometres of cable to connect the Sunshine Coast to the 7000 kilometre Japan-Guam-Australia South (JGA-S)...

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NKT strengthens R&D with acquisition of technology consulting unit from ABB
Dec19

NKT strengthens R&D with acquisition of technology consulting unit from ABB

NKT is strengthening its research and development competencies with the acquisition of Technology Consulting from ABB. The acquisition is a key step for NKT to reinforce its technology capabilities developing the future technology for power cable solutions. NKT has acquired a technology consulting unit from ABB specializing in key areas within power cable development such as Chemistry & Materials, Applied Mechanics and Electrical...

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NTT Ltd. to commence construction of optical submarine cable “MIST”
Dec18

NTT Ltd. to commence construction of optical submarine cable “MIST”

NTT Ltd. a world-leading global technology services provider, today announced it will commence the construction of a “MIST” large-capacity submarine cable between Singapore, Myanmar and India (Mumbai and Chennai). The construction will be part of a strategic joint venture for international submarine cables in South East Asia, with Orient Link Pte. Ltd. from December 2019. The MIST cable system will have a total length of...

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Prysmian Group to develop new submarine cable link for Red Eléctrica De España
Dec12

Prysmian Group to develop new submarine cable link for Red Eléctrica De España

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth of about €27 million by Red Eléctrica de España (REE), the Spanish transmission system operator (TSO), to connect two Canary Islands (Lanzarote and Fuerteventura). The project involves the design, supply, installation and commissioning of...

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Vocus completes Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government
Dec12

Vocus completes Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government

Vocus has celebrated its successful completion of the Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government. After final testing, the 4,700 km Coral Sea Cable connecting Sydney, Honiara and Port Moresby, and the 730 km Solomon Islands Domestic Network, were accepted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, a month earlier than planned. At a special photo exhibition of the project at Parliament House, Group Managing Director and...

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Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom complete manufacturing aspects of DARE1 submarine cable
Dec06

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom complete manufacturing aspects of DARE1 submarine cable

Cable loading commenced on November 13, 2019; cable is on track for RFPA in June 2020 Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom have announced that all manufacturing aspects for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system are complete. The system will have four landing stations to help expand connectivity in Eastern Africa: Djibouti (Djibouti), Bosaso (Somalia), Mogadishu (Somalia) and...

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Equinor signs agreement with Prysmian for supply of inter-array cables
Dec05

Equinor signs agreement with Prysmian for supply of inter-array cables

Prysmian Group and Equinor announced today an agreement for the supply of the submarine inter–array cable system for the Empire Wind project, an 816 MW offshore wind project in New York. Prysmian Group will provide the 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cable system that will transmit power from the wind turbines with a capacity in the range of 10-15 MW. The construction of the cable system’s power...

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NKT runs its high-voltage power cable factories on renewable energy
Dec04

NKT runs its high-voltage power cable factories on renewable energy

The NKT factory in Cologne, Germany, is now powered by electricity from renewable energy sources and joins the high-voltage factory in Karlskrona, Sweden, as a green manufacturing site. With both factories running solely on renewable electricity, NKT takes significant step to meet the increasing market demands for low-emission high-voltage power cable solutions. The development of the global power grids is crucial to ensure the...

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SubCom announces two new branches of MainOne System ready for service
Dec04

SubCom announces two new branches of MainOne System ready for service

SubCom and MainOne have announced that two new branches of the MainOne Cable System are ready for service. The branches, which extend from the MainOne omnibus cable between Seixal, Portugal, and Accra, Ghana, have landing stations in Dakar, Senegal, and Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast, and are connected to MainOne’s 7,000km cable system, which runs from Portugal to Nigeria. Both branches utilize SubCom’s SL17-A1 cable on the system and is...

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ZTT successfully completes TENNET EPC project
Dec04

ZTT successfully completes TENNET EPC project

Recently, Zhongtian Technology [ZTT] and German TENNET Power Company successfully held the completion and summary meeting of the “EnBw Hohe See 155kV Submarine Cable EPC Project” in Berlin. With high-quality products and services, ZTT has won the recognition and appreciation of TENNET, a major European power company. It is reported that the working scope of “Hohe See 155kV Project” includes the...

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Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm development
Dec03

Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm development

Nexans, the global expert in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Eversource, New England’s premier transmission builder, and Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, announced today a framework agreement. The agreement will reinforce their long-term partnership and will result in Nexans having the opportunity to provide up to 1,000 km of subsea high voltage export cables for Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in North...

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Van Oord / Cablel awards First Subsea Cable Protection System
Dec02

Van Oord / Cablel awards First Subsea Cable Protection System

Van Oord / Cablel has selected First Subsea to supply cable protection systems (CPS) for the Export Cables and Cross Over Protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid) (Offshore Wind Farm located 20 kilometers off the coast of The Hague in the Netherlands). First Subsea will engineer, test and supply a CPS for the protection of the 220 kV Export Cables and the 66 kV Interlink Cable between the J-tube at the offshore...

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Nexans power umbilicals will play critical role in Ormen Lange Phase 3 project
Nov28

Nexans power umbilicals will play critical role in Ormen Lange Phase 3 project

Nexans announced today an award by OneSubsea®—the subsea technologies, production and processing systems division of Schlumberger—for the design, manufacture and supply of two 120-km power umbilicals for a subsea multiphase compression system. The system will help extend the production life of the Ormen Lange field, Norway’s second-largest gas field that currently supplies 20 percent of the UK’s gas needs. Located in the Norwegian...

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Prysmian secures project in excess of €100 M for offshore wind farm grid connections in UK
Nov28

Prysmian secures project in excess of €100 M for offshore wind farm grid connections in UK

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth in excess of €100 million by EDF Renewables for the development of submarine and land power cable systems to connect the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm to the Scottish mainland power grid. The NnG offshore wind farm, located 15.5 km off the Fife coast, will generate 450 MW of green and...

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NKT introduces next generation monitoring system for high-voltage power cable installation with NKT Victoria
Nov26

NKT introduces next generation monitoring system for high-voltage power cable installation with NKT Victoria

With a new Cable Laying Monitoring System at the cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria, NKT again raises the bar for reliability and traceability during offshore installation of high-voltage power cables even in the most challenging conditions. With the new custom-made Cable Laying Monitoring System, NKT has further enhance NKT Victoria’s capabilities to safely install power cables with minimal risk of compromising the cable integrity...

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Three major HVDC interconnectors delivered in 10 days for a total value of over €1 Billion
Nov20

Three major HVDC interconnectors delivered in 10 days for a total value of over €1 Billion

Prysmian Group announces the successful completion and delivery of three major HVDC projects in ten days for a total value of over €1 billion, proving its solid project execution capabilities. The COBRAcable interconnector — secured in February 2016 and awarded by TenneT TSO B.V. and Energinet SOV, operators of the Dutch and Danish power transmission grids — connects The...

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Nexans contributes to France’s energy transition by connecting Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm
Nov20

Nexans contributes to France’s energy transition by connecting Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm

RTE France has awarded a € 115 million contract to Nexans to supply and install the 67km offshore and 93km onshore power export cables for the 496 MW Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm. Located in the English Channel, some 16 km off the coast of Saint Brieuc Bay, the wind farm is expected to generate enough power to meet the daily electricity needs of more than 835,000 homes.  The project is being developed by the Ailes Marines...

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NKT confirms order for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B
Nov19

NKT confirms order for Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B

As informed in Company Announcement no. 11 of 20 September 2019, 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 Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B site. Now, with an agreement of a EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) contract with project owners Equinor and SSE...

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Prysmian successfully completes the DolWin3 offshore wind farm project in Germany
Nov14

Prysmian successfully completes the DolWin3 offshore wind farm project in Germany

The contract was awarded by Alstom Grid on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. Prysmian Group provided the design, supply and installation of the cable systems. Prysmian Group has successfully commissioned the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project DolWin3, off the German North Sea coast. Prysmian had secured this project in February 2013, with a contract awarded by Alstom Grid (now GE Grid...

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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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