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  • 30 May 2017
    Vessels

    NKT ‘s new cable laying vessel – NKT Victoria – has won the Ship of the Year 2017 prize at the NorShipping exhibition in Lillestrøm, Norway.

  • 25 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    UK engineers MAATS Tech delivered cable-laying equipment to NKT’s newbuild NKT Victoria prior to the vessel’s first project – the Caithness – Moray subsea link in Scotland. 

  • 4 May 2017
    Vessels

    NKT has held a naming ceremony for NKT Victoria, the company’s new cable-laying vessel which was part of the recently completed acquisition of ABB’s high voltage cable business, at its power cable plant in Karlskrona, Sweden.

  • 23 May 2017
    Grid Connection

    NKT Cables’ recently launched cable laying vessel – NKT Victoria has started working on itsher maiden project – the installation of two subsea power cables connecting Caithness and Moray in Scotland.

  • 2 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has completed the HVDC power cable system at the Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link in Scotland. NKT completed the turnkey project of the 320kV HVDC XLPE offshore and onshore power cable system covering a total transmission length of 160km. The company’s cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria made its maiden voyage for the work and was used for the installation of power cables […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The boulder picking operations have begun at the export cable route of the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland. The boulder picking work started on 24 July using Olympic Triton, while the export cable laying and trenching operations are set to begin circa 28 July. NKT Victoria will be laying the three export cables […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Turnkey solution approach is one of the ways the power cable industry can help the offshore wind industry achieve further cost reductions, Leo van der Pols, Business and Sales Development, NKT, said.

  • 5 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 1 October 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has delivered the 220kV AC high-voltage cable system for the Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgium.

  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    NKT’s cable manufacturing factories are now running on electricity from renewable energy sources, the company informed, adding that its CO2-emissions from energy consumption are now 66 per cent lower than last year. The 66 per cent reduction in CO2-emissions from energy consumption came through using green electricity in the factories, as well as for the […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and SSE Renewables have signed an agreement with NKT for an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to be installed on the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B. With a combined capacity of 2,400MW, the wind farms are being developed through a joint […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as the main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Doggerbank Creyke Beck A and B offshore wind farms. With a combined capacity of 2,400MW, the wind farms are being developed as a joint venture of Equinor (50%) […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement (PBA) with Moray East Offshore Windfarm Ltd for delivery and installation of export cable systems for the prospective 950MW Moray East wind farm off Scotland.

  • 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.

  • 12 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Oceaneering International Services Ltd (OISL) is about to start clearing the inter-array cable routes at the Moray East site. According to a Notice of Operations, boulder clearance at the export cable routes should finish on 12 May. Immediately after that, the same work at the inter-array routes is set to commence. Clearing the inter-array cable […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The high-voltage activities acquired from ABB have driven an increase in NKT’s Q3 2017 revenue, which was at EUR 303.2 million, EUR 106.9 million more than in Q3 2016. Looking at the first nine months, NKT posted a revenue of EUR 776.5 million, compared with EUR 559.7 million reported for the same period in 2016.

  • 23 August 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    An export cable for the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm made a successful landfall at Rødvig, Denmark, Energinet reports.

  • 19 September 2019

    Figure 1. Submarine cable overboarding during repair operations Given the inherent risks associated with submarine power cables, it is essential for their operators to have a rock-solid contingency plan for dealing with the rare event of a cable failure. As those plans become increasingly common and repair timelines are condensed, the criticality of flawless execution […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Technology, Vessels

    UK marine engineering company MAATS Tech has announced that it received a patent for its latest product, the Vessel Enabler, a modular chute that enables high-tension horizontal cable lay in deep waters and thus eliminates the need for a vertical lay tower or vertical lay system.

  • 17 June 2020
    Industry Contribution

    By Jakub Vastmans, Senior Manager Service Product Management at NKT In case of a submarine cable fault, many components necessary for a repair can be obtained from external contractors (e.g. fault-finding equipment, jointer team, cable vessel). The cable operator can further reduce the associated risks by setting up Repair Preparedness Plans (RPPs) and Service Level […]

  • 14 October 2019

        By Jakub Vastmans, Interim Director Service Product Management at NKT For decades, the power cable industry has been pushing the boundaries of high-voltage (HV) submarine power transmission. Over the years, new insulation technologies have emerged, voltage levels have increased, protection methods have improved, and novel monitoring technologies have been developed. The objective is […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria has welcomed plans for the establishment of the country’s first offshore wind farm in Gippsland.

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced a new, additional investment of $600,800 as part of Canada’s comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Australia’s Offshore Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S (CI III), have entered into a partnership regarding the continued development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm, the Star of the South.

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    USA company, Ocean Power Technologies (OPT), announced it is terminating its plans to develop a wave energy project in Australia, writes Bloomberg. OPT, a developer of wave energy generators, stated that the project off the coast of Victoria near the city of Portland, developed by its unit Victorian Wave Partners (VWP) is not “commercially viable.” […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]