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VBMS today shared photos of its three cable-laying vessels: Stemat Spirit, Ndurance and Ndeavor, currently carrying out the inter-array and export cable installation project at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.
NKT Cables has taken delivery of the newbuilding cable-laying vessel which was part of the recently completed acquisition of ABB HV Cables.
Tideway BV has been awarded a Design and Build cable installation contract by DONG Energy for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. For the project, Tideway, a subsidiary of DEME, will deploy the new DP3 cable-laying vessel Living Stone, which is currently being built by the Spanish shipyard LaNaval and is scheduled to be delivered in April […]
Van Oord will deploy Nexus, its first cable-laying vessel for constructing offshore wind parks, with a two-day event on the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam. Ms J. Damen-Carli, the wife of Mr K. Damen, member of the supervisory board at Van Oord and chairman of Damen Shipyards Group, will christen the vessel tomorrow. With nearly 123 metres in […]
Van Oord’s new DP2 cable-laying vessel Nexus was successfully launched at Damen Shipyards in Galati, Romania on 30 June 2014. The 123 m multipurpose vessel will be deployed installing electrical cables for offshore wind farms. With a beam of almost 28 m and a dynamic positioning system, Nexus vessel will be equipped with a huge […]
For the past few months, Atlantic Marine’s multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) UT705 Atlantic Carrier, has been under conversion into the latest cutting edge technology cable ship. Specifically designed for wind farm inter array cable lay operations, this unique solution that is designed to lay cable from both port and stb stern quarters, has the flexibility […]
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 […]
Van Oord has ordered a new cable-laying vessel. The ship will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania and will be completed at the end of 2014. The vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables for offshore wind farms. Van Oord is making preparations for the Gemini offshore wind farm which will […]
Strainstall has provided advanced tension monitoring solution for a Cable/Pipe-laying vessel. MAATS Tech Ltd is a specialist ship design organization with expertise in the provision of turnkey carousel systems and associated equipment that are installed in special purpose vessels used for laying flexible pipe, umbilicals and power cables. On such vessels, the cable or pipe […]
A&P Group has won a contract with an important new client, P&O Maritime Services, carrying out conversion work on the company’s impressive European Supporter cable-laying vessel. The Group’s Hebburn yard has carried out numerous repairs and refurbishments for P&O Ferries but this is their first commission from Australian-based P&O Maritime Services. Martin Robertson, Sales […]
SUCCESS is in the wind after a South Tyneside yard clinched its first major green contract from Down Under… By Terry Kelly (shieldsgazette) [mappress] Source: shieldsgazette, June 17, 2011; I
IHS Fairplay reports that Lloyd Werft is reportedly close to sealing an order for a cable-laying vessel from Bremen’s Beluga Shipping. The vessel, with a length of 110m and breadth of 28m, is to be delivered in mid-2012 for deployment on a North Sea offshore windfarm, the German daily newspaper NWZ reported. Beluga’s managing director […]
Ulstein Verft has cut the first steel for Nexans’ DP3 cable laying vessel C/S Aurora. The hull is being built at Crist in Poland, while the engineering, outfitting and system integration, as well as equipment preparation, testing, sea trials and finalizing are carried out at Ulstein Verft in Norway. Designed by Norwegian company Skipsteknisk, the […]
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has signed a contract for inter-array cable work at an undisclosed offshore wind farm. Under the EUR 80 million contract, the Dutch company is in charge of replacing and repairing a part of the inter-array cables at the project. Boskalis will use three anchored barge spreads, including the cable repair assets Bokabarge 82 and recently acquired […]
Nexans has completed the installation of the first four cables of the NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and Germany.
DEME Group’s new cable laying and multipurpose vessel Living Stone has started her first offshore wind assignment on the Hornsea Project One wind farm off the North Sea coast of the UK.
Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited and NKT have signed a final binding agreement for the delivery and installation of export cable systems on the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm.
Dutch marine services provider Herman Sr. and Damen Shipyards Group have signed an order for the first Damen Shoalbuster 3514 at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 in Amsterdam. Herman Sr. intends to use the newly-developed DP2 vessel for various works in the offshore wind sector.
Van Oord has won a contract to install inter-array cables on Ørsted’s Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the extension of the existing Danish tonnage tax scheme to additional types of vessels.
NKT has delivered the 220kV AC high-voltage cable system for the Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgium.
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.
nCentric will provide internet access and wireless communication on Van Oord’s Nessie onshore cable trencher which is set to be deployed for the Norther offshore wind farm.
Offshore grid operator TenneT has selected the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium to connect the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha and Beta offshore platforms to the Dutch onshore grid.
Ulstein Verft has contracted Palfinger Marine to provide a major deck equipment package for Nexans’ new cable laying vessel Aurora.
Van Oord’s newly upgraded offshore installation vessel Aeolus has started installing monopile foundations on the 370MW Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.