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3 June 2016 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

UK-flagged cable laying vessel, Cable Enterprise, has today started installing a section of the 90-kilometre Ostwind 1 offshore cable system which will connect the 385MW Arkona and the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farms in the German part of the Baltic Sea to an onshore substation in Lubmin, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH reports. The Cable Enetrprise is expected to lay a 27-kilometre section between the 39th and […]

3 May 2016

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6 May 2015 Vessels

Prysmian Group announced today the official sail out of the newly upgraded vessel Cable Enterprise from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying barge able to manoeuvre with her own propulsion system at the site of work. Following major conversion works, the vessel can now operate autonomously without the need of tugs […]

26 March 2015 Vessels

As recently reported, Prysmian's cable laying barge Cable Enterprise has been upgraded into a DP2 cable layer at the Viktor Lenac shipyard in Croatia.  The upgraded vessel will operate autonomously without the need of tugs during cable laying and will have a total of 9.2 MW of power supplying 6 thrusters. The vessel will keep its ability to ground […]

20 March 2015 Business & Finance, Vessels

Croatian Viktor Lenac Shipyard, specialised in ship repair and conversions, successfully completed the conversion of the cable laying barge Cable Enterprise and delivered it to Prysmian on March 13, 2015.  Viktor Lenac Shipyard won the project worth more than EUR 22 million in February 2014. The conversion has transformed the Cable Enterprise from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying […]

16 July 2014 Technology

Viktor Lenac Shipyard, specialised in ship repair and conversions, is preparing for the conversion work on Prysmian’s ‘Cable Enterprise’ cable laying barge, which will arrive at the shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia in the following days - a month earlier than scheduled. The conversion will transform the ‘Cable Enterprise’ from a moored cable laying barge into […]

10 April 2014 Grid Connection

Prysmian Group has invested in conversion of its vessel “Cable Enterprise” from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying barge able to use its own propulsion within the work site. “Our objective is to have a more comprehensive control over the supply chain by insourcing a greater part of the installation work […]

6 January 2014 Grid Connection, R&D

Scottish Enterprise (SE) has approval for up to £2,400,000 funding to invest in Marine Energy Array Cabling Solution Development. The Scottish Enterprise is calling for a competitive dialogue, where focus will be to produce practical solutions to the challenge of providing low-cost, safe and effective methods of locating, securing and protecting electrical array cables in […]

16 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind, LLC has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract  to provide a submarine power cable system for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 200 million, Prysmian said. With the notice to proceed expected at the end of 2019, Prysmian Group will be […]

19 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Dutch Council of State has made final wind farm site decisions for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind farm sites III and IV irrevocable after rejecting appeals from three parties. The Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tender comprises two wind farms with an individual capacity of between 342MW and 380MW. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) […]

27 February 2019 Grid Connection

Cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise has arrived at Prysmian Group's factory in Pikkala, Finland, to load the first batch of cables for the IFA2 (Interconnexion France-Angleterre) interconnector project. Over a ten-day period, over 100 kilometres of ± 320 kV DC submarine cables will be loaded onto the vessel. The IFA2 interconnector is a 1GW high voltage direct […]

30 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Prysmian Group has awarded Norway's Vard with a contract to design and construct one cable laying vessel.

14 March 2018 Business & Finance, Vessels

Prysmian will invest more than EUR 170 million in a new cable laying vessel, the company informed today (14 March), saying the vessel is a strategic asset which will, among other things, strengthen Prysmian's offshore wind project execution capabilities. The new cable laying vessel is expected to be delivered by the second quarter of 2020.

16 August 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels

Prysmian's cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise is getting ready to install the next section of the 130-kilometre subsea cable link which will connect the 900Mw BorWin3 offshore station to the German grid.

13 April 2017

Prysmian has enabled its UK production facility in Wrexham, UK, to manufacture both 33 kV and 66 kV submarine cable cores used for the inter-array cable connections in offshore wind farms.

21 February 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Milan-headquartered cable maker Prysmian has been awarded a contract worth more than EUR 300 million with Réseau de Transport d'Électricité (RTE) to develop submarine cable links to connect three planned offshore wind farms to the mainland power grid in France.

21 September 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

NKT has decided to split the Holding company into two separately listed companies, with the timing of this decision being linked to NKT Cables’ acquisition of ABB’s high-voltage cables business. NKT is the active and long-term owner of three industrial businesses including Nilfisk, NKT Cables, and NKT Photonics. With the acquisition of ABB's high voltage […]

21 September 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Vessels

NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business with a total enterprise value of EUR 836 million. ABB’s cable system business offers turnkey solutions including design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and service. It had adjusted standalone revenues of USD 524 million (EUR 470m) in 2015, employs around 900 people, and has manufacturing and R&D […]

20 September 2016 Grid Connection, R&D

Next Geosolutions and RMS Submarine are some two months away from wrapping up a 17-month project involving marine surveys for cable route design and engineering of multiple 220kV HVAC grid connections for Arkona and Wikinger offshore wind farms in the western Baltic Sea. Next Geosolutions has been hired by Prysmian, which was awarded a contract to deliver and install the power […]

18 August 2016 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

nkt cables has supplied the 72 kV connector which enables transmission of power from one of the two V164 8MW prototype wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind installed in Måde, near Esbjerg, on Denmark’s west coast. The two wind turbines, which are the largest on the market, were put into full operation in April […]

18 August 2016 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The installation of the Ostwind 1 offshore cable system that will link the 385MW Arkona and the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farms in the German part of the Baltic Sea to an onshore substation in Lubmin is progressing as planned, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH reports. The UK-flagged cable lay vessel Cable Enterprise laid a 27-kilometre segment of […]

29 July 2016 Vessels

Prysmian Group has welcomed a third cable lay vessel, named Ulisse, to its fleet following a EUR 20 million investment. Following the purchase from the ship owner EOS, the flat top barge has been converted into a 120 m by 33 m cable layer at the PaxOcean shipyard in Singapore. Renamed Ulisse, she now has […]

1 February 2016 Grid Connection

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth around EUR 250 million by TenneT TSO B.V. and Energinet.dk for COBRAcable, the HVDC submarine interconnector that will link Denmark and the Netherlands. The contract awarded to Prysmian involves the turn-key supply and installation of an HVDC bipole - using single core cables with extruded insulation technology - […]

18 November 2015 R&D

Stromness-based energy and environmental consultancy Aquatera Ltd  and Jee Ltd have carried out the deployment and recovery of Jee's U-tube cabling protection structure in Orkney, thus completing the first phase of a project to investigate cost-effective methods of cable laying for tidal energy arrays. Funded by Scottish Enterprise, the £2.4m Tidal Array Cabling Solution project was […]

1 April 2015 Grid Connection

Prysmian Group has secured a new award by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH - a subsidiary of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, transmission grid operator in Germany - worth approximately € 230 million to design, produce and install a power cable system for the offshore wind park cluster West of Adlergrund in the German Baltic Sea. The award comes […]

14 January 2015 Grid Connection, R&D

A collaboration between the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and GnoSys Global Ltd is supporting the development of a new insulation material for power cables to improve their performance in the onshore and offshore renewable energy industries and drive down whole life network costs. New, more reliable electrical connections are needed to meet the growing […]