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  • 2 May 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein has introduced a new design for a cable laying vessel featuring an in-house developed Cable Arch system. The LX109 vessel combines the Ulstein Cable Arch system with open top vessel design, resulting in a total of 12,500 tonnes of power cable that can be laid as one single piece, […]

  • 2 May 2016

    Remøy Management AS applied to fill several positions on ABB’s new cable-laying vessel, to be delivered next year, and advertised job vacancies. Deemed the world’s most modern cable-layer, the vessel is under construction at Kleven shipyard in Norway, with delivery expected in the first half of 2017. ABB’s new vessel will be built according to SALT 306 CLV design, and […]

  • 29 July 2016

    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 […]

  • 18 September 2015

    ABB has ordered the an advanced cable-laying vessel to boost the capacity of its submarine cable operations while achieving greater efficiency and precision, the company reported today. The new ship will be custom-built to ABB specifications and measure approximately 140 by 30 meters, will be constructed at Kleven shipyard in Norway. Delivery is expected in 2017. […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On March 7, Jan De Nul’s (JDN) new multipurpose vessel, named Isaac Newton, hit the water from slipway No. 2 at the Uljanik shipyard. After launching a few barges, this was the first launch of a large vessel for the Croatian shipyard in 2015.  Furthermore, Isaac Newton is the first DP2-class dynamic positioning vessel that Uljanik is working on. The […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

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

  • 2 June 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH has recently delivered an ELA Offshore Multipurpose Room to VBMS, which will be used on board their MV Ndeavor, a DP-2 vessel built and outfitted for cable laying in 2013 by Boskalis.

  • 31 July 2019

    Norway’s GC Rieber Shipping has agreed with compatriot Nexans Skagerrak AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway AS, to enter into a ship management agreement for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak. The agreement also includes management of the Nexans’ cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora once it gets delivered from Ulstein yard in 2021. The […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has been awarded the contract for the full electrical fit out of Damen’s new cable layer, which is now under construction for international contractor Van Oord and scheduled for delivery at the end of 2014. The 120m vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables linking offshore wind farms to the […]

  • 20 January 2015

    After a long windy period, BOW Terminal managed to load equipment onto Van Oord’s brand new DP2 Cable Layer “Nexus” yesterday. The lifting of a cable carousel, fabricated by IHC Engineering Business, and a knuckle boom crane, manufactured by SMST, was performed as a tandem lift via BOW Terminal’s cranes. The 126-meter vessel is currently […]

  • 9 December 2010
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Continuing rising demand for sustainable wind-based energy plants in the North Sea has led Nostag Gmbh to contract Berg Propulsion to upgrade its cable layer, Nostag 10, by equipping the vessel with two azimuthing thrusters. Nostag, a consortium comprised of German companies Ludwig Freytag, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH and Tiefbau GmbH Unterweser, has been operating the […]

  • 10 September 2019

    Italian cable specialist Prysmian has announced the start of keel laying work for the cable-laying (CLV) vessel Leonardo da Vinci at Vard’s shipyard in Tulcea, Romania. Ordered in April 2018, the new cable-layer is expected to be operational by the second quarter of 2021. “The acquisition of €700 million Viking Link contract confirms Prysmian’s undisputed […]

  • 22 December 2014

    Isaac Newton, Jan De Nul’s new multipurpose vessel is now well under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The shipyard has been visited by Belgian students, who came to get acquainted with the vessel’s construction process, the company informed at its official social media pages. Isaac Newton, the 76th vessel in the fleet of Jan De […]

  • 25 January 2015

    DEME’s order of the Living Stone, a new multi-purpose vessel to be delivered in 2017, was the most read news on Offshore WIND this week. Check out this and other popular news in our weekly review:  DEME Orders New Multi-Purpose Vessel DEME has ordered another vessel serving the offshore energy market. Vattenfall Seeking Personnel for Sandbank Marine […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ørsted, former DONG Energy, has issued a tender for cable lay ship services at offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 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.

  • 8 July 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Bergen-based StormGeo has launched a new weather forecasting service aimed at providing operators, owners and supporting agencies engaged in cable laying operations with tools to assess weather risks related to operations at sea and identify suitable weather windows for all operations. StormGeo’s Cable Lay Service provides a Common Operating Picture (COP) with an intuitive portal interface which allows users to control […]

  • 26 March 2015

    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 […]

  • 28 January 2015

    VBMS will assist Van Oord with the export cable installation for the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm, located in the Dutch part of the North Sea, the cabling specialist company announced today. Arno van Poppel, the company’s CEO, said: “After our successful cooperation for the Eneco Luchterduinen OWF last year, we are very pleased to install this export […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan’s state-owned CSBC Corp is planning to enter offshore wind energy market next year, CSBC news site reported. According to chairman Robert Lai, the company will form a marine construction services subsidiary taking full advantage of the expanding industry. The Taiwanese government plans to have 3 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2030, which […]

  • 11 March 2014

    A charter agreement between expanding subsea contractor DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service has triggered an order for a Damen Offshore Carrier DOC 8500 – the second order for this new ship design from Damen Shipyards Group. The DOC 8500 will extend DeepOcean’s capabilities in the larger cable laying end of the market, representing a new […]

  • 6 February 2015

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has recently completed the full electrical installation and system integration onboard the Nexus, the new cable layer built by Damen Shipyards Group for international offshore contractor Van Oord. The project was jointly managed by Alewijnse Noord in The Netherlands and Alewijnse Marine Galati, with both departments working on the engineering and project […]

  • 8 May 2016

    Construction Starts at Nordergründe Offshore Wind Site Offshore construction of the Nordergründe wind farm is kicking off this week, with the MPI Enterprise vessel already loading monopiles and transition pieces in Cuxhaven, according to German media. Liebherr Installs Custom-Made Offshore Crane on Giant 7 Liebherr’s offshore crane division installed a board offshore crane, type BOS […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord will this week start works to install the 24-kilometre export cable which will connect the Norther offshore wind farm to the Belgian national grid.

  • 20 January 2020

    Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft has contracted Hydroniq Coolers to deliver the seawater cooling system to the cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora. Under the contract, Aalesund-based Hydroniq Coolers will supply its Pleat seawater cooling system for the CLV Nexans Aurora. The Pleat coolers will provide cooling of the vessel’s main engine and auxiliary systems through […]

  • 15 November 2017

    Japan’s Kokusai Cable Ship will add a new Vard-designed cable laying vessel to its fleet in 2019. The vessel, currently being built at Colombo Dockyard in Sri Lanka, will be capable of carrying out cable installation for future offshore wind projects in Asia.