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  • 14 November 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Cable connectors for the Fukushima floating wind farm project, offshore Japan, are supplied by First Subsea to connect 66kV and 22kV cables to a 2MW wind turbine and floating substation. The facility’s floating 66kV power substation is the first of its kind for the offshore wind energy industry. Three First Subsea cable connectors have been […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed another mattressing project in the German North Sea. The contract, which required the company to install mattresses at all cable crossings along the 70km route from Sandbank offshore wind farm to the converter station SylWin Alpha, was awarded in June 2015. Mobilisation for the project occurred within 30 days of […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK based offshore handling systems company, Caley Ocean Systems, and umbilical and cable maker Umbilicals International, based in the US, have joined forces to offer operators and offshore contractors integrated solutions for the deployment of subsea packages and well intervention systems. Caley Ocean Systems specializes in the design and manufacture of offshore handling systems for […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Dutch subsea cable logistics specialist WIND has been nominated by The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) for the  dutch Shipping Award 2015. WIND received the nomination for its pioneering role in the development of recovery of long distance, out-of-service subsea cable systems. The concept, developed by WIND in 2009, consists of converting cargo vessels […]

  • 25 November 2015

    First Subsea has been awarded a contract to supply a cable connector for the third phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration. In this latest phase of the project, the connector will be used to connect 22kV cable to a 7MW wind turbine. So far, First Subsea has provided all the cable connectors […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has launched two tenders for subsea cables as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The first tender calls companies and consortia to carry out a study to evaluate the need for fault detection and monitoring on the inter-array system and how it would work with other systems and site processes to minimize […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean Group is splitting DeepOcean UK into two entities, including DeepOcean Subsea Cables and a new division dedicated to its seabed intervention and trenching business. The company said the split will see the existing Cable Lay and Trenching division (DeepOcean CL&T) divided into a seabed intervention unit under a new brand and subsea cable installation specialist DeepOcean Subsea Cables. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Grid Connection

    European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd, based in Orkney, will share its knowledge on the performance of subsea cabling in high energy environments to support the development of commercial wave and tidal energy sites. Funded by The Crown Estate, the project will see EMEC and Engineering Technology Applications Ltd (ETA) carry out a review of […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans Deutschland has won a contract to supply 76 kilometres of subsea energy cables to E.ON for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm. The cables, which will be manufactured in Nexans’ Hanover plant, are designed for operation at 33 kV and will serve as the internal cabling for the wind farm which is to be built between the […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A collaboration between the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and GnoSys Global Ltd is supporting the development of a new insulation material for power cables to improve their performance in the onshore and offshore renewable energy industries and drive down whole life network costs. New, more reliable electrical connections are needed to meet the growing […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the European Subsea Cable Association (ESCA) have jointly developed a desk note to assist the subsea cable sector with marine licence applications.

  • 8 October 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Canada’s test center for in-stream tidal energy technology FORCE is now mobilizing to conduct a series of marine trials this week.  A number of vessels will be involved, including barges and tugs, maneuvering and holding station. These trials support the deployment of up to four underwater power cables in the near future. These cables are […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Fraunhofer UK, Synaptec and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have teamed up to develop a new way to address cable and electrical infrastructure integrity within the marine renewable energy industry. Funded by InnovateUK, the ORCHIDS project (Offshore Renewable energy Cable Health monitoring using Integrated Distributed Sensor systems) is looking to enhance subsea cable monitoring capabilities […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Plans to build a 100-mile subsea cable could spur development of renewable energy, reports the Aol Energy news portal. If the grid proves that it can take more renewable energy than the currently assumed, it would give a huge boost to offshore wind development along the U.S. East Coast. The proposed system would be able […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Vattenfall has awarded Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC) with a four-year framework agreement for the installation management of subsea power cables for offshore wind farm projects in Germany, UK, the Netherlands and Denmark. 

  • 14 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Nemo Link, the joint venture between Belgium’s Elia and National Grid UK that will operate the first electricity interconnection between Belgium and the UK, has started laying the first 59km of double subsea cable between the UK onshore landing point and the French offshore section.

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology is seeking a contractor for the design, construction, delivery and installation of a turntable for HV-submarine spare cables. The turntable is expected to have a load capability of up to 600 tons and a diameter of 12-14 meters. It must be possible to load and unload multiple cables (up to 4) and to unload the cables […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Approximately 76 kilometres of subsea cable for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm has arrived to the basis station of Mukran Port on Rugen island.

  • 18 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Offshore grid operator TenneT has issued a call for competition for the delivery and installation of submarine power cables that will connect offshore platforms to the Dutch grid.

  • 11 May 2015

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]

  • 27 April 2015

    Offshore Marine Academy (OMA) has unveiled a brand new course for 2015 tailored to address the knowledge and skills gap in subsea power cable operations. OMA’s ‘Understanding Subsea Power Cables’ course, which launched earlier this month, will ensure personnel are trained in the use of subsea power cables as well as understand the problems and […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    The demand for subsea cables in the offshore wind industry will grow at a 15% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in the period from 2018 to 2022, accounting for 45% of the overall forecast demand for the period, according to a new report from Westwood Global Energy Group.

  • 26 June 2015

    Wave Hub, a wave energy demonstration site, comprises offshore and onshore infrastructure combined with an offshore safety management system. The site is connected to the onshore substation by a subsea cable arrangement rated at 33kV. The subsea cable terminates at the Wave Hub, where the two 3 core power circuits of the subsea cables are connected to the […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsea cable demand will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% over the 2017-2021 period, with the offshore wind sector driving the market demand, according to this year’s first issue of Douglas-Westwood’s biannual Subsea Cable Tracker report.