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  • 24 September 2015
    Grid Connection

    Atlantis has completed the laying of four subsea cables at MeyGen. The four cables are housed in individual bore holes of approximately 0.5km each, drilled earlier this year, which run from the foreshore into the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth and down to the seabed. From the exit of the borehole, the cables then […]

  • 15 September 2014

    The keel for the construction of the vessel 507, a multipurpose vessel for different types of special works at sea, contracted in 2013 by ULJANIK Brodogradilište and Sofidra S.A. of Luxembourg, has been laid on Wednesday 27th August 2014. With an overall length of 138 m and width of 32 m, the vessel will be equipped for […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Vessels

    Dutch hydrographic survey specialist Geo Plus B.V. and the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard have held a keel laying ceremony for the survey/ROV vessel Geo Ranger. Expected to be delivered in April 2020, the 41-metre Geo Ranger will be available for charter by parties conducting hydrographic surveys, such as companies involved in dredging, and the building and […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The foundation stone for ElecLink, the GBP 490 million interconnector between UK and France, was laid yesterday, marking the start of works on the 1GW link between the two countries that will, i.a., enable higher levels of renewables in the two countries’ power grids.

  • 9 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    CT Offshore installed the first inter-array cable at Dong Energy’s Gode Wind 1 + 2 offshore sites yesterday. Crew on board cable laying vessel (CLV) SIA had been prepared since Thursday, waiting for good weather conditions to install the J01-I02 cable. The company is using its new trencher ROV, the CTO 107-1100, which has an operating depth of 100 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Vessels

    DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, announce the symbolic keel laying ceremony has taken place in Galati, officially launching the construction phase of its new cable lay vessel. The vessel, yet to be named, will be taken on a long term charter from Maersk, and will extend DeepOceans capabilities in the larger […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The work for the network connection of the second German offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, the EnBW Baltic 2, is in progress. The vessel Aura rinsed the first submarine cable section into the Baltic ground, on Saturday, 20 April 2013, for the connection of Baltic 2. A total of sixty kilometers of submarine […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Vessels

    Vroon’s DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, was launched last week at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China, and earlier this week, the keel was laid for its sister vessel, VOS Stone. Both vessels can carry a total of 87 persons, offering accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The new design […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The next major step has been taken at the DanTysk offshore wind farm – a first cable has been laid between foundations 39 and 40. The sea conditions were perfect for executing this operation for the first time on DanTysk. It did not go smoothly the entire time. Some wires broke and had to be […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The NKT Victoria cable-laying vessel has successfully laid the first HVDC cables in the Moray Firth as part of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks’ GBP 1.1 billion Caithness-Moray transmission project.

  • 25 November 2013

    Peter Madsen Rederi A/S has completed work on Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. The Danish company has laid 45,000 sand bags around wind turbine foundations to prevent scour forming which would destabilise the foundation. The bags were filled with 60,000 tons of dredged sand, which were laid in a period of […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s cable laying vessel Nexus has started installing cables on Ørsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 7 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    All inter-array cables have been laid at the Race Bank offshore wind farm and the works on burial will be completed in the near future, DONG Energy, the owner and developer of the 573MW project off North Norfolk said.

  • 30 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The work on the cable connection of the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm to the grid is progressing at full speed off the Baltic coast of the German Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. More than half of the project’s cables are now lying on the seabed. A total of sixty kilometers of submarine cables will […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The negotiations following last week’s announcement of layoffs in Denmark have now been concluded. 154 employees in Vestas Nacelles and Vestas Blades are expected to be laid off. Agreements for work sharing means that the number of employees to be laid off in Denmark will be approx. 154 rather than the 300 announced last week. […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has begun laying its NordLink subsea cable section in the German North Sea.

  • 17 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The cable laying vessel (CLV) Siem Aimery will commence the third inter-array cable installation campaign at the Beatrice offshore wind farm on 17 July, according to the latest Notice to Mariners from the project’s marine coordination team. 

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wal-Mart recently informed that the high prices laid down by Cape Wind’s initial contract to sell electricity may result in more elevated…   [mappress] Source: topnews , June 17, 2010;

  • 24 October 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has deployed Coda Octopus’ Echoscope real-time 3D sonar system on DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm project in the UK.

  • 19 May 2011
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

      At Cleveleys near Blackpool, the Stemat Spirit cable barge arrived just off shore in the afternoon of Saturday 7 May. It beached in the early hours of Sunday 8 May in the morning, waiting for very low tide. At about 9 a.m., the process of pulling the cable from the spool on board the […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has started installing a 28-kilometre subsea cable which will connect the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm with the onshore substation near Inhausen, Germany. The 155kV export cable was pulled into an empty tube below the dike near Hooksiel on 3 May, after which the cable laying works started and are still on-going. The cable is being laid with […]

  • 12 April 2011
    Authorities

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Monday settled on a confrontational line that laid blame on members of the General Assembly for delaying… By Aaron C. Davis (washingtonpost) [mappress] Source: washingtonpost, April 12, 2011

  • 8 November 2010

    The UK Government wants to build up to 7,000 turbines offshore over the next decade. However the rules laid down for leasing the sea bed … (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, November 08, 2010;

  • 19 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind farm RIFFGAT, the joint project of Ewe and Enova, is under construction since May 2012. These days, the export cable has been laid for the future substation. With this cable, generated energy will be transported to the mainland. Project manager, Wilfried Hube, said that the cable will be connected to the substation in […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second campaign of the installation of two export cables in the export corridors and construction site of the Beatrice offshore wind farm will start around 2 November, according to the project’s Notice to Mariners. 

  • 8 April 2013
    Grid Connection

    At the 2013 Hanover Fair, ABB is exhibiting a piece of the world’s highest-rated three-core submarine cable. The AC cable will be installed on the “Little Belt”, the strait between the Danish island of Fünen and the Jutland peninsula, which links the North and Baltic Seas. In conjunction with a 420 kilovolts (kV) land cable […]