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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NKT completes important milestone in the innovative project Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution connecting Denmark and Germany
Jun04

NKT completes important milestone in the innovative project Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution connecting Denmark and Germany

Power cable systems from NKT is at the heart of Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution which is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national grid connections of offshore wind farms to connect the power grids of Denmark and Germany.NKT has successfully commissioned the turn key project of the 170 kV HVAC cable system for the combined grid solution connecting the wind farms Kriegers Flak and Baltic 2 for the innovative...

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NKT wins high-voltage cable project to connect two Norwegian offshore platforms leveraging benefits of power from shore
May20

NKT wins high-voltage cable project to connect two Norwegian offshore platforms leveraging benefits of power from shore

NKT has been awarded the turnkey project from Equinor Energy AS for the 132 kV high-voltage cable connecting the oil and gas platforms Johan Sverdrup 2 and Gina Krog. Equinor has selected NKT as the turnkey supplier for the high-voltage cable project connecting the oil and gas platforms Gina Krog and Johan Sverdrup 2 in the North Sea. The order has a value of approx. EUR 29m in market prices (approx. EUR 25m in std. metal prices) and...

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Sumitomo Electric completes HVDC cable projects in Europe & Japan
May17

Sumitomo Electric completes HVDC cable projects in Europe & Japan

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce the completion of two high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable projects using crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated cables: 400-kV NEMO Link connecting the United Kingdom and Belgium, contracted with NEMO Link Limited through J-Power Systems Corporation,*1 a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric.250-kV Hokuto-Imabetsu HVDC Link connecting Hokkaido and Honshu,...

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Prysmian secures approx. €200 million offshore wind energy project in US
May17

Prysmian secures approx. €200 million offshore wind energy project in US

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately €200 million by Vineyard Wind, LLC, a US offshore wind development company 50% owned by funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and 50% by Avangrid Renewables (part of the Iberdrola Group), to provide a submarine power cable system which will deliver clean energy to the mainland power grid in the US. With...

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At Interwire 2019, LLFlex to tout service enhancements and showcase premier line  of cable tapes & wraps
Apr29

At Interwire 2019, LLFlex to tout service enhancements and showcase premier line of cable tapes & wraps

Company also sponsors opening reception as it continues to solidify industry leadership position LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, and tobacco packaging industries, will exhibit at Interwire 2019, May 14-16 in Atlanta. At Booth #965, LLFlex will highlight its Reyshield™ line of cable tapes and wraps, comprising mono and co-ex...

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Nexans power umbilical to provide production boost for Vigdis North Sea oil field
May07

Nexans power umbilical to provide production boost for Vigdis North Sea oil field

When Equinor’s Vigdis field in the North Sea came on stream in 1997 it was believed that it might produce 200 million barrels of oil. Over 20 years later it has already produced twice that amount, and the recoverable resources from Vigdis are now estimated at 455 million barrels of oil (boe). The key to maximizing the oil recovery from Vigdis will be a new all-electric actuated multiphase subsea boosting station powered by a...

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Customers of CableBuilder3D sprint to market through faster product design
Apr26

Customers of CableBuilder3D sprint to market through faster product design

The introduction of a fully integrated 3D CAD tool within Cimteq’s CableBuilder environment goes one step further in streamlining the cable design and manufacture process. Powered by Autodesk Inventor, CableBuilder3D generates 3D models at the touch of a button allowing a team beyond draftsmen to work with the images. CableBuilder3D integrates seamlessly with the CableBuilder design, quotation and manufacturing module as well as...

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Boskalis awarded Hornsea 2 offshore export cable installation contract
Apr29

Boskalis awarded Hornsea 2 offshore export cable installation contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded the offshore export cable installation contract for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm. The contract with a value greater than EUR 100 million was awarded by Ørsted Wind Power A/S and consists of three export cable circuits with a total length of approximately 380 kilometers. The project scope includes the preparation of the offshore export cable route (geophysical survey,...

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Curie cable arrives to Chile connecting Valparaíso and California
Apr25

Curie cable arrives to Chile connecting Valparaíso and California

With an intense and unprecedented operation at the Playa Ancha area in Valparaiso Region, Google and specialized undersea data transport company, SubCom, completed the installation of the Curie submarine cable, uniting Chile and California through Google’s data infrastructure. Curie’s development was announced a little over a year ago as part of Google’s commitment to build a safer, smarter, and...

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LLFlex offers Reyshield line of cable tapes and wraps
Apr22

LLFlex offers Reyshield line of cable tapes and wraps

Line of Products Offer Armoring and Shielding Solutions for the Wire and Cable Industry LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, and tobacco packaging industries, has manufactured a complete line of cable wrap tapes to address a number of industry needs.  The Reyshield™ products are comprised of mono and co-ex layered film...

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CRU brings industry leaders to Brussels for the annual Wire & Cable Conference
Apr17

CRU brings industry leaders to Brussels for the annual Wire & Cable Conference

CRU, leading provider of cable news, analysis and consulting is to hold its 13th Wire & Cable Conference in Brussels on 11-12 June 2019. The conference is well established as the premier meeting for leaders in the wire and cable industry, offering valuable peer-to-peer networking and presentations from international wire and cable manufacturers, distributors and other industry thought-leaders. The two-day conference will provide...

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H2 Cable and SubCom announce signing of H2 submarine cable contract at SubOptic 2019
Apr15

H2 Cable and SubCom announce signing of H2 submarine cable contract at SubOptic 2019

First direct connection between Australia and Hong Kong to meet growing traffic streams and second branch between Sydney and Los Angeles to provide best diversity and latency H2 Cable and SubCom today announced that they signed the contract for the supply and installation of the H2 submarine cable system. The cable will be the first to connect Australia and Hong Kong with direct access to China. The cable design also...

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SubCom continues quality manufacturing and installation of next generation SDM high fiber count undersea systems
Apr10

SubCom continues quality manufacturing and installation of next generation SDM high fiber count undersea systems

SubCom is stronger than ever, enabling the best system lifetime value in undersea cable infrastructure SubCom, the leading global partner for today’s undersea infrastructure, continues to deliver state-of-the-art, best value systems to customers, providing industry leading products and marine installation as well as post-installation operations support services. Next Generation Technology On April 5th, Google announced the...

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Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom announce completion of DARE1 marine survey and addition of Bosaso landing station
Mar28

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom announce completion of DARE1 marine survey and addition of Bosaso landing station

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom today announced that the marine survey for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system has been completed and the cable route finalized. The companies also announced the addition of a landing station in Bosaso, Somalia. The DARE1 cable system is the first step in a planned expansion into eastern Africa, which will connect Djibouti (Djibouti), Bosaso...

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