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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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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