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23 February 2017 Business & Finance

Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) is preparing for work on three upcoming offshore wind projects, for which the company signed contracts last year, while also nearing completion for several projects currently underway.

17 February 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

VBMS, a subsidiary of Boskalis, has won an inter-array cabling contract worth approximately EUR 80 million for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm.

6 February 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors has completed the inter-array cable installation and post-lay burial activities at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in German North Sea ten weeks ahead of schedule. Cable installation started on 1 October, and since then Siem successfully installed 73 composite submarine power cables totaling 97 kilometres in length using their Siem Aimery and Siem […]

25 January 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

VBMS has been awarded an inter-array cabling contract by ScottishPower Renewables, for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 100 million and the scope of work for VBMS, a subsidiary of Boskalis, consists of the supply, installation and burial, as well as termination and testing of 102 […]

14 December 2016 Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has contracted Nexans to supply and terminate a total of 139km of a three-phase subsea cable for the first of three construction phases of the Hornsea Project One wind farm.  The 34kV cables of latest generation will be used for inter-linking a total of 58 wind turbines and connecting them to the offshore transformer […]

14 November 2016 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has been awarded a contract for a turnkey supply and installation of the inner array grid cable system for the Trianel Windpark Borkum Phase II (TWB-II) offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea. The contract was awarded by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II. The TWB-II offshore wind farm is […]

25 October 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A quadrant handling system designed and built by Osbit for offshore contractor DeepOcean has successfully completed its first inter array cable installation job at an unnamed offshore wind farm off England's east coast. Although Osbit did not reveal the name of the wind farm at which Maersk Recorder used the quadrant handling system, it is highly […]

14 October 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Tideway B.V., part of DEME Group, has awarded Prysmian Group with a EUR 13 million contract to supply inter-array cables and accessories for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgian North Sea.  Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture and supply of the 33 kV submarine cables in various cross-sections, together with the related cable […]

29 September 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has chosen the UK-based JDR Cable Systems Ltd.  to design, manufacture and supply inter-array grid cables for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland. Beatrice comprises 84  Siemens 7MW wind turbines, which will be inter-connected by 91 x 33 kV medium voltage alternating current submarine composite cables. JDR will manufacture around 163km of […]

28 September 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has selected the UK based Tekmar Energy Ltd to supply the cable protection systems (CPS) for the inter-array grid cable system to be installed at the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland. In June 2016, SOC was awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inter-array grid cable system […]

6 September 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors has completed the installation of Nordsee One inter-array cables three weeks ahead of schedule, with all inter-array cables now installed, terminated, trenched and tested. The company used its cable-laying vessel Siem Aimery and the installation support vessel Siem Moxie, the so-called Siem Duo, to carry out the works. The two vessels were further supported by […]

6 September 2016 Business & Finance

High-voltage inter-array cables such as the new 66 (72.5) kV cable recently introduced by the UK-based JDR Cables in Hartlepool will have a key role in helping the offshore wind industry move towards increased power transmission between high-power large turbines, James Young, JDR's Chief Technical Officer told Offshore WIND.

8 August 2016 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore's recent additions to the fleet, the installation support vessel Siem Moxie and the cable lay vessel Siem Aimery, are expected to install all of the 59 inter-array grid cables for the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm by the end of August. Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, […]

28 July 2016 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

JDR, the UK based supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the offshore energy industry, has showcased its new high-voltage inter-array cable and accessories at its latest customer technology day held at Hartlepool College of Further Education. The company says that its new 66 (72.5) kV cable technology ''will be critical to support the offshore wind […]

24 June 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

EnBW has issued an invitation to tender for inter-array cabling for the Albatros offshore wind project. The tender calls for the provision of turnkey planning and project certification, procurement, manufacturing, delivery and installation of approximately 32 kilometres of inter-array subsea cables, which will connect the wind farm's turbines, with a possibility of a connection to the Hohe See offshore wind farm, […]

15 June 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

VBMS has been awarded a contract by Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S for the installation of 33kV inter-array cables for the 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm. The wind farm is located in the eastern North Sea off the coast of Esbjerg, Denmark. The works for VBMS are scheduled to be executed mid-2018 and will consist […]

8 June 2016 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH ( SOC) has started laying the first inter-array cable in the construction area of the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm. The wind farm's 54 6.15MW turbines will be connected to the offshore substation by ten strings of cables with an overall length of approximately 70 kilometres. Tim Kittelhake, Managing Director (COO) of […]

29 April 2016 Grid Connection

VBMS has reached a major milestone by installing its 1,000th inter-array cable during its works for Vattenfall’s Sandbank offshore wind farm this week. In 2008, when the company was founded, VBMS installed its first inter array cables in Belgian waters for Thornton Bank Phase I. Through the years, VBMS has been contracted for a number […]

26 February 2016 Wind Farm Update

CT Offshore today installed the last inter-array cable on DONG Energy’s Gode Wind 1+2 Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the North Sea. “Gode Wind is the largest project to date for CT Offshore and it is a great achievement that our project team and offshore crew have now completed the installation of […]

5 August 2015 Business & Finance

Prysmian Group has been awarded contracts by Nobelwind NV, an offshore wind farm developer, to supply wind turbine inter-array cables for the Bligh Bank 2 (Belwind 2) offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Zeebrugge in Belgium. Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture and supply of the 33 kV submarine cables with various […]

6 July 2015 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

JDR has been awarded a subcontract by Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH to supply submarine composite power cables and related accessories as well as termination and testing services for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm.  The 67 Siemens 6 MW wind turbines will be inter-connected by an inner array grid of JDR-designed and manufactured 33 kV medium […]

24 June 2015 Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has awarded a contract to supply subsea power cables for the Race Bank offshore wind farm to UK-based company JDR. Additionally, both companies have collaborated on a comprehensive frame agreement for offshore wind farm cable and accessory supply. For this contract, JDR will design and manufacture 110 kilometres of 36 kV inter-array cables […]

3 November 2014 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

At its National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, ORE Catapult recently held a workshop on switching from 33kV to 66kV in offshore wind farm inter-array operating voltage. Following the workshop, ORE Catapult provided Offshore WIND with information on the industry’s work towards switching from 33kV to 66kV. Offshore wind farms have traditionally used 33kV systems for inter-array power […]

31 October 2014 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and DONG Energy, has invited tenders for the delivery and installation of inter-array grid for Courseulles sur Mer, Fecamp and Saint-Nazaire's offshore wind farms. The scope concerns the design, engineering, procurement, construction, transport, storage, installation, commissioning, testing and other services for the three wind farms. Divided in three lots, […]

8 October 2014 Grid Connection

The benefits associated with doubling the operating voltage of inter-array systems for large scale wind farms from 33kV to 66kV is widely understood, particularly as the industry strives to lower the costs associated with larger turbines. Despite the obvious benefits, developers currently lack the confidence to fully back the new technology that is required to […]

23 September 2014 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

VBMS has awarded JDR the inter-array cable contract for the Vattenfall AB Sandbank offshore wind farm. JDR will design and manufacture 105 kilometres of inter-array cable, including a new coilable 630mm2 copper core cable and a range of cable accessories. The Sandbank offshore wind farm will be constructed 90km west of Sylt island, within the […]