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  • 20 December 2018

    Watch the Expertise Hub video to find out more about what Jan de Nul is preparing for the future in renewable energy and next-generation turbines.

  • 16 May 2013

    The keel laying of the largest cruise ship ever built for the British market took place yesterday, May 15 2013, at the Monfalcone shipyard of Fincantieri near Trieste, Italy. The P&O Cruises’ 141,000-ton cruise ship is scheduled to enter service in 2015. At the ceremony, the first section of the ship’s hull made up of 6 pre-manufactured […]

  • 9 December 2016

    The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) plans to take part in 2017 in a pilot project on the development and testing of a system that collects real-time data from various components on board ships and sends them to shore-based organizations. In practice, the solution consists of a number of sensors that measure the condition of the ship’s equipment […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Magseis Fairfield has appointed Carel Hooijkaas as chief executive officer, effective October 01, 2019, succeeding Per Christian Grytnes who will retire from the company. Hooijkaas has over 25 years of experience in the oilfield services and equipment industry. Most recently, he was responsible for the Integrated Services Management operations at Schlumberger. Previous leadership positions at […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Vattenfall has invited companies to pre-qualify for the tender call for the supply and installation of the Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd onshore grid. Following the selection phase, the developer is expected to invite tenders in December 2017.

  • 4 June 2019
    Project & 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 […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    VBMS, a subsidiary of Boskalis, has, in consortium with NKT Cables, been awarded the Borssele Beta cable contract by TenneT. The contract is for the installation of two 67 kilometer long export cables that will connect the Borssele offshore wind farms 3 and 4 to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. In addition, VBMS will install a […]

  • 13 November 2009

    Spain wants a European Union naval taskforce to blockade three ports in Somalia, known to be used by pirates. Defence minister Carme Chacon will call for the international force to change its tactics at a meeting next week, Spanish radio reported.

  • 17 September 2019
    Research & Development

    Ocean Networks has formed a new business unit called Submarine Cable Salvage. The new division will serve the research and education community by repurposing out of service (OOS) submarine cable systems for ocean observatories. In addition, the new unit will acquire, repurpose and operate the connected observatories to help monitor the world’s oceans. “Launching this […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Satrijo Tanudjojo, president of Nexans (China) Wires & Cables Co., stated in an interview “The future of power cable will be submarine. China has put a lot of efforts into renewable energy, and one of the areas which is considered to have the maximum growth potential is offshore wind farm,” therefore submarine cables are needed […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Marine flooring manufacturer Durastic has supplied a range of its specialist products to Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea to help build a North Sea-bound FPSO and platform for BP. Durastic, which has sites in Liverpool, Jarrow and Southampton, UK, has supplied underlay and floor coverings along with other material and fittings for the new BP […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Danish grid operator,, has invited contractors to apply for design, production, delivery, execution and completion of 2 x 25 km 3 core 150 kV subsea cable, intended for Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (KF CGS). The work scope also includes transport and laying of the 150 kV submarine cables, pull-in onto Kriegers Flak […]

  • 16 July 2014

    Piedmont Natural Gas officially opened its latest CNG fueling station in Nashville, Tennessee. The new CNG station is the company’s tenth overall and their second fueling station in Nashville. Piedmont Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Karl Newlin, joined by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, celebrated the opening of the environmentally-friendly CNG fueling station at […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Van Oord has been conducting final tests of its remotely controlled-trencher Deep Dig-It as part of the preparation for the subsea cables installation on the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore wind farm project in The Netherlands. TenneT awarded the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium in 2018, to build the connection from land to sea for the Hollandse […]

  • 5 March 2009

    Developers have bowed to pressure from campaigners and dropped plans to rename a section of Leith Docks as Edinburgh Harbour. Forth Ports said it had “listened very carefully” to the complaints and would now call it The Harbour, Leith Docks.

  • 15 July 2020
    Research & Development

    The H2020 funded JERICO-S3 project has opened its first call for access to the JERICO-S3 Coastal Observatories and Supporting Facilities. Successful applicants will receive free access to test and validate their technology or research in a variety of coastal observing and supporting facilities across Europe. The project is offering access to ferrybox lines, fixed platforms, […]

  • 26 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Orkney Islands Council is calling for urgent talks with ministers after the announcement about the delay of cable upgrade from Orkney to Caithness until 2018, Herald Scotland reports. According to SSE, the cable linking wave, wind and tidal developments to the mainland will be completed in 2018 at the earliest. Regarding this issue, Councillor Steven […]

  • 25 December 2012

    Following the announcement that the cable upgrade from Orkney to Caithness will be delayed until 2018, Orkney Islands Council has called for urgent talks with ministers. Besides the problems in securing planning consents and land acquisition, SSE said they are also facing problems in the global supply chain for subsea cables, reports Herald Scotland. Councillor […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Subsea Cables UK, the trade association for submarine power and telecommunications cables for the United Kingdom and Northern Europe, has announced that its 43rd Plenary will be held at The Essex Golf & Country Club, Colchester, UK, hosted by Zytech Ltd. The Plenary will be held over 1.5 days on the 10th/11th September 2014. Upwards of 60 […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    The Global Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, being constructed at the Tianjin Xingang shipyard in northern China is nearing completion. Mercy Ships, the international charity that ordered the vessel, expects it to enter service by the end of 2021, after transport to Africa. Global Mercy is the second hospital ship and it will join Mercy Ship’s  Africa Mercy, […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Vattenfall has started foreshore cabling work for Kentish Flats Extension yesterday which will be carried out through today. As a result of this work, the foreshore area immediately to the East of Hampton Pier will be restricted to the general public for up to 48 hours, said the company. Access to the pier and Hampton […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scour Prevention Systems Ltd has developed a scour prevention mat based on recycled car tyres, which was trialed on a wind farm off the Norfolk coast and then used in a recent major North Sea project. The scour prevention mat uses end-of-life tyres fastened together to make matrixes, used in single or multi layers to protect all offshore […]