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  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has replaced the submarine electricity cable connecting the Isle of Jura to Tayvallich in Argyll, following a cable fault in November. SSEN connected the new cable to the main electricity network on Tuesday 31 March, returning the network to normal operation to ensure a electricity supply to the islands […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Storage

    Kokosing’s Durocher Marine Division installed six miles of subsea cables for America’s first offshore wind farm off Block Island, Rhode Island. All of the cables for the 30MW Block Island wind farm were installed by the end of July 2016. The wind farm came online on 12 December, feeding the first power generated by offshore […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The installation of the new submarine fibre optic cable system from Montserrat, to the Branching Unit between Guadeloupe and Antigua, has been completed.  The marine installation operations started following the arrival of the cable laying ship, the ‘IT Intrepid’. According to project manager, Denzil West, the CS IT Intrepid completed the laying of the cable […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Subsea 7 has secured a contract for the installation of the submarine cable system at an undisclosed offshore wind project in Taiwan. Project engineering will commence immediately at Seaway 7’s offices in Leer, Germany, and in Taipei, Taiwan, while the offshore activities are expected to commence in 2023. The contract is subject to a final investment […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Storage

    In December 2016, VBMS completed the installation of two 16 kilometre-long 150kV HVAC export cables for the Rampion offshore wind farm situated off the coast of Worthing, UK. To overcome some environmental challenges in this very shallow water, VBMS had to extend the pre-installed landfall HDD’s with duct extensions of approximately 480 metres each. VBMS […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Storage

    VBMS has shared a video showing the export cable for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm being pulled to the onshore substation near Inhausen, Germany. The company completed the installation of the 26.5 kilometre export cable in June. The video shows the pull-in of the cable through the BSS-II to the onshore substation in a two minute […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    S. B. Submarine Systems (SBSS) said it has received multiple contract awards across the submarine telecommunications and subsea oil and gas markets in Indonesia. In the latter, PT Saipem has awarded SBSS the full cable installation scope for the BP Tangguh Phase 2 project. The work scope includes the submarine installation and burial of 60 […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vocus Communications has informed that the building of Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) has began. Alcatel Submarine Network’s (ASN) cable ship Ile de Batz will lay the cable from near Christmas Island to Fremantle, near Perth in Western Australia. The route covers a distance of around 3,000km and travels through deep water for about 90 percent of the […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a video about the Trenchformer, a multi-purpose cable trencher for a wide range of soils and cable types, working in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.  This trencher, developed by VBMS and Boskalis, greatly expands Boskalis’ capabilities in the cable installation market, offering a complete solution for the installation of power cables in intertidal […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Storage, 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 […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Storage

    VBMS has shared a video showing the export cable for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm being pulled to the onshore substation near Inhausen, Germany. The company completed the installation of the 26.5 kilometre export cable in June. The video shows the pull-in of the cable through the BSS-II to the onshore substation in a two minute […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Research & Development, Storage, 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 […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Research & Development, Storage, 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 […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Storage

    Six days after the final foundation was installed at London Array the project has achieved another milestone – all array cables have now been installed at the offshore site. The installation of the last array cable was completed on Thursday 25th October by the The Normand Flower. 187 cables have been installed by a combination […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Storage

    Six days after the final foundation was installed at London Array the project has achieved another milestone – all array cables have now been installed at the offshore site. The installation of the last array cable was completed on Thursday 25th October by the The Normand Flower. 187 cables have been installed by a combination […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore wind farm RIFFGAT, the joint project of Ewe and Enova, is under construction since May 2012. These days, the export cable has been laid for the future substation. With this cable, generated energy will be transported to the mainland. Project manager, Wilfried Hube, said that the cable will be connected to the substation in […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The distribution network operator Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) has launched a six week consultation to understand people’s views on whether the 111 submarine electricity cables in Scottish waters should be protected within the sea bed or laid on top of it. The consultation runs until October 13, 2015 and allows people to feedback […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won the offshore export cable installation contract for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm, located approximately 90 kilometers off the Yorkshire coast.  The contract with a value greater than EUR 100 million was awarded by Ørsted Wind Power A/S and consists of three export cable circuits with a total length of approximately 380 […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Australia’s transcontinental submarine fibre optic cable, INDIGO Central, has now achieved ‘final splice’,  Superloop  informed. Final splice represents the conclusion of subsea cable installation creating a complete optical path from landing station to landing station. This follows INDIGO West achieving its final splice on Friday, December 21, creating the first submarine cable system connecting Singapore to Sydney, the […]

  • 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

    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 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Submarine power cable installation, performed by Briggs Marine Contractors Limited, will take place between the islands of Coll and Tiree. The project starts on Saturday 15th February and it’s scheduled to finish on 1st of March 2014. Four vessels will be carrying out the operation, Forth Guardsman, Fourth Sentinel, Fourth Jouster and Celtic Explorer. The cable installation […]