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  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    UK innovator, North Sea Systems, completed the first full scale trial of its novel CableFish in December, which was put through its paces at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the turbulent waters around Orkney. The technology was welcomed by Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing who said: “I am very pleased that we were able […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The first stage of the new CableFish test programme was completed last week and the results proved that this concept will revolutionise submarine cable installation for high flow environments. The trials were conducted on a simulated cable off the Dorset coast in flows of up to 2.5knots. The objective was to prove the concept, including the […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Grid Connection

    NKT Cables has signed a deal to supply export cable for Gemini offshore wind farm. The production will start this month, as a result of the Preparatory Works Agreement between Typhoon Offshore B.V., offshore wind farm developer, and NKT Cables. Under the agreement, NKT Cables will produce around 200 kilometres of 220 kV high voltage […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s LS Cable & System has won a contract to deliver submarine cables for Ørsted’s Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The cables are to be delivered by 2021, the company said. The Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm will feature 112 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines installed on jacket foundations 35-50 kilometers off the […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Offshore renewable energy is evolving rapidly, with offshore wind being one of the pioneer sectors. Energy generated from offshore wind farms needs an efficient transmission system of subsea power cables to connect to the onshore network. Energy transmission networks can form the most expensive components of offshore wind farms. Setting aside the actual manufacturing and installation costs, the potential costs related to a […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    LS Cable & System announced on the 5th of February the supply of 150kV level submarine cables, 150kV&275kV extra high-voltage underground cable and connection materials to a scale of 16 million Euros (approx. KRW 23 billion) to Dong Energy, a Danish state enterprise and the largest wind power generation company in Europe. LS Cable & […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Grid Connection

     nkt cables has delivered the biggest submarine cable in the world to the Anholt offshore Wind Farm in Denmark. In June 2012, the cable-laying vessels commence work laying the array cables on the seabed between the substation and the 111 foundations. By 12 September – three weeks ahead of schedule – all cables are in […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Grid Connection

    At the Hanover Fair, ABB is exhibiting its complete portfolio of high voltage cables for direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) on an XLPE basis. For the first time, moreover, ABB is showcasing Cable Care – a support package that subsumes solutional options and the capability portfolio in the field of cable service for […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has shipped off the first batch of submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This is also the company’s first shipment of submarine cables for an offshore wind project in Taiwan. Last year, LS C&S won the right to supply all the high-voltage […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Van Oord’s cable laying vessel, Nexus, arrived to Velsen-Noord to load export cables for Gemini offshore wind farm. The loading operation was conducted by the Dutch company WIND AG at MEO terminal. Delivered by Damen in December last year, the 126-metre vessel is the youngest in service. The export cable, which will transfer the electricity […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Energinet.dk is planning to replace two cable sections at Dong Energy’s Anholt offshore wind farm. Following a fault on a export cable in February, transmission operator in cooperation with NKT Cables identified there is a risk of error in the first 400 meters of the submarine cable from Grenå and the last 4 km before […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish fiber optic cable infrastructure provider Hexatronic is delivering 17.5 kilometres of its double armored 96 fiber submarine cable to the Rampion offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 21 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Hellenic Cables has secured a contract to supply inter-array cables for the Mayflower Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts, U.S. Under the agreement with Semco Maritime, Hellenic Cables is in charge of the design, supply and storage of circa 300km of 66kV, XLPE insulated submarine inter-array cables that will connect the project’s turbines to […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Croatian Viktor Lenac Shipyard, specialised in ship repair and conversions, successfully completed the conversion of the cable laying barge Cable Enterprise and delivered it to Prysmian on March 13, 2015.  Viktor Lenac Shipyard won the project worth more than EUR 22 million in February 2014. The conversion has transformed the Cable Enterprise from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying […]

  • 26 January 2015

    One of the major cost elements in developing an offshore wind farm is to be found in the area of cabling and grid connection. There are significant costs incurred with the production of the inter array and export cables, their installation and the related connection activities ensuring the transfer of the energy produced to the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    NT Offshore, specialised in services to the maritime industry, offshore renewables and the oil & gas industry, has expanded into offshore cable industry. New activity is called NTO Nordic, meaning all operational equipment to perform Route Clearance (RC)/Pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) has been acquired from the former Nordic Offshore Marine A/S. NTO Nordic will focus […]

  • 3 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Vos Prodect Innovations B.V. has been awarded a contract for the supply of Cable Protection Systems, for a submarine power cable project in Denmark. This supply contract marks a significant milestone in Vos Prodect’s position among the cable protection system suppliers. Total order covers the design and supply of articulated pipes and a fully compatible […]

  • 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.

  • 26 October 2010
    R&D

    Today nkt cables opens its new cable factory “f2c” – which is an abbreviation of “flow to customer” – in Cologne. The factory has been constructed on the basis of facilitating optimal cable production. Unique and specialized technical innovations have been integrated into the factory to make the production as efficient as possible. In 2011, […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 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 […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Technology

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has entered into a long-term collaboration with North Sea Systems Limited (NSS), the specialist developer of cable monitoring and subsea systems, to bring CableFish touchdown monitoring tool for subsea cable installation to the market.

  • 20 September 2016

    Fugro has utilised its new track base unit in cable lay touchdown monitoring operations at the Rampion offshore wind farm. The unit, fitted to Fugro’s work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV), has been introduced to ensure highly accurate cable positioning during cable lay operations in strong currents. The unit ensures the continuation of operations in strong currents by enabling the […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has issued a call for Expression of Interest (EoI) to participate in a competition to support the development of high-voltage dynamic cable designs for commercial floating wind projects.

  • 30 October 2015

    Energinet.dk has started the repair work on Anholt offshore wind farm export cable. The Danish transmission system operator is replacing two sections of the cable, the first 400 meters of the submarine cable from Grenå and the last 4 km before the substation. To remind, the 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm went offline on 21 […]