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  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The cable connecting Anholt offshore wind farm and the Danish power grid, which was out of operation from September 30th, is now repaired.  Energinet.dk announced the news on its official website and added that the Anholt wind turbines can again send power to land. The failure occurred on Tuesday, September 30th at 8:35am, after which Energinet.dk […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Danish grid operator, Energinet.dk, expects the cable connecting Anholt offshore wind farm with the grid to go online by 26 March. Energinet.dk’s subcontractors managed to cut out the faulty section of the cable and make a connection at the one end of the replacement cable. However, due to bad weather, the second connection will have […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a contract notice for the provision of power cable repairs both onshore and offshore. The scope of the framework agreement covers preparedness for supplying repair work (jointing), manpower, standby fee, tools, and spare parts for the repair of the cables. The voltage rating of the cables is between […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Since May 12, the Lillgrund offshore wind farm has been standing still. The work to repair the export cable – which transmits the electricity from the wind farm to the substation on land – is underway. “Our focus is to replace the damaged section of the cable as soon as possible and get the production […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Vessels

    ASV Pioneer, an accommodation barge managed by Dalby Offshore, is on its way to Northern Germany to carry out cable repair work for a major German client, the company reported, leaving the new client unnamed.  The vessel has undergone refit in Gdansk in Poland at the end of 2015, after completing cable remediation work on behalf of Norddeutsche […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    VBMS has recently repaired two inter-array cables and one export cable in the Thames Estuary and the Irish Sea. VMBS used Stemat 82 to carry out the inter-array cable repairs in the shallow waters of the outer Thames Estuary due to its 8-point mooring system and 2.3m depth. The repair of the export cable was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    The cable repair barge ‘Vetag 8’ is in Liverpool waiting for its next job on wind energy project located offshore Barrow-in-Furness. Along with the two support tugs ‘MTS Valiant’ and ‘Multrasalvor 3’, the barge will be mobilized in the Lune deep/Heysham lake area to repair the damaged West of Duddon Sands export cable. All of […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    As announced yesterday, Ofgem has awarded GBP 46.4 million for eight energy-related projects. Among them, a company running transmission assets of the Ormonde offshore wind farm proposes to develop an offshore cable repair vessel and universal cable jointing system in a way that would significantly reduce costs. TC Ormonde OFTO Limited plans to convert an existing telecom-cable repair vessel  […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Swedish offshore wind power developer and operator Vattenfall has signed a five-year cable repair framework agreement with power cable and asset management services provider CWind covering Vattenfall’s European assets.

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is providing equipment and personnel to VBMS for several concurrent offshore wind projects.

  • 14 December 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    French transmission system operator RTE has invited tenders for maintenance of the electric structures at sea for offshore wind farms’ connection to the national grid.  The tender is divided in three lots. Lot 1 includes a storage facility for the offshore repair equipment, a boat that will carry out a troubleshooting or preventive survey, maritime equipment to […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Pharos Offshore Group has completed cable repair and burial for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm on a section of damaged subsea export cable. Pharos delivered a work package with the rapid mobilisation of engineering, fabrication and operational teams to locate, recover, re-lay and re-bury the power cable off the Kent coast. The 800mm² HVDC […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Global Offshore has signed an export cable repair framework agreement with Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix (BBE), covering the Humber Gateway, Gwynt Y Môr and Thanet Offshore Transmission Owners (OTFOs). The framework agreement, which began in February, covers a total of 152km of export cable. The service is supported by Global Marine Group’s fleet of […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Transmission system operator TenneT has awarded Jan De Nul with a framework agreement for repairs of TenneT’s offshore high-voltage cables in the German Bight. Under the terms of the agreement, Jan De Nul will mobilize in the event of high-voltage cable system faults or failures within the contractual period of 24 months. The agreement also […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    UK-based Global Marine Group (GMG) has added the multi-purpose barge ASV Pioneer to its fleet of cable ships which will form part of CWind’s new Complete Cable Care package of services for power cable owners.

  • 22 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    VBMS has completed the repair of an inter-array cable at Trianel Windpark Borkum phase 2. The scope of work included the removal of the defective cable, and installation, burial, terminations and testing of a replacement cable which was completed in less than 48 hours, from arrival to departure. The works were executed in the German […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Power cable services provider CWind has signed a five-year cable repair framework agreement with Transmission Capital Partners (TCP).

  • 19 September 2012
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    After securing and successfully completing two major cable projects in the Irish Sea, and a further fault investigation on an Interconnector underway, the joint venture of Osiris Marine Services and Nordic Offshore Marine look to the spot charter market to provide a cost effective solution to subsea cable owners requiring burial, de-burial or repair. On-board […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has been awarded a contract by RWE Innogy to deliver cable repair and an option for maintenance services to the German Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm. The five-year agreement will involve OMM working in collaboration with the firm to provide essential structural and subsea services on its 295MW farm, situated close […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty has contracted VBMS to undertake a repair of Gwynt y Môr export cable. For the job in the Mostyn area, VBMS has utilised cable laying vessel NDurance, which will be working on the site by the end of May / early June dependent upon weather delays. David Brown, the project manager at Balfour […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) has been employed by Transmission Capital Services Limited (TCS) to provide technical consultancy services on contingency planning and other services relating to the OFTO assets managed by TCS. TCS manages six OFTOs, namely TC Barrow OFTO Limited, TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Limited, TC Ormonde OFTO Limited, TC Robin Rigg OFTO […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore Transmission Operator Transmission Capital Partners has contracted with Global Marine Systems Energy Ltd., the largest independent provider of subsea power cable installation, maintenance and related engineering services worldwide, to provide cable repair and maintenance services for the transmission link at the Ormonde offshore wind farm. The groundbreaking cable maintenance agreement is designed to ensure that the […]