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Jan De Nul Will Connect the Princess Elisabeth Island to the Belgian High-Voltage Grid

Jan De Nul Group, in consortium with LS Cable & System, has won a contract to supply, install and test three 220 kV alternating current cables. These subsea cables will transmit renewable energy from the Princess Elisabeth Island to the Belgian high-voltage onshore grid. The artificial energy-island represents an important milestone in Belgium and Europe's transition to renewable energy and is crucial for the integration of energy systems.

Jan De Nul Will Connect the Princess Elisabeth Island to the Belgian High-Voltage Grid

Digicel's Deep Blue One Subsea Fiber Cable Goes Live

Digicel Group has announced the activation of its subsea fiber cable, Deep Blue One. This significant investment in international submarine capacity will supercharge connectivity across the Caribbean and South America, particularly benefiting French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, and Trinidad & Tobago.

Digicel's Deep Blue One Subsea Fiber Cable Goes Live

SubCom and Telecom Egypt Complete IEX Subsea System’s Landings in Egypt

Telecom Egypt, the full-service telecom operator in Egypt and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, and SubCom, the global subsea data system supplier, along with the India-Europe-Xpress (IEX) partners, announced the successful completion of IEX Subsea system’s landings in Egypt. The novel subsea system, which lands in Egypt at two cable landing stations—Zafarana2 on the Red Sea and Sidi Kerir on the Mediterranean—connects two seas and two continents over two diversified trans-Egypt terrestrial crossing routes. Upon completion, IEX will directly connect India (Mumbai) to Europe (Milan, Italy), improving diversity along the route and enabling partners to provide their customers with more advanced, high-capacity services to meet the growing global digital demand.

SubCom and Telecom Egypt Complete IEX Subsea System’s Landings in Egypt

TenneT Begins First Cable Production for 2 GW Grid Connection Systems

The start of production at LS Cable in Donghae (South Korea) marks the beginning of a new technological chapter for TenneT's offshore grid connection systems. The new cables with a voltage of 525 kilovolts (kV) raise the transmission capacity for offshore wind energy to a new voltage level. They make it possible to transmit two gigawatts (GW) of direct current over long distances with low losses. Up to now, 320 kV cables have been used for offshore grid connections, for example in TenneT's 900 MW projects.

TenneT Begins First Cable Production for 2 GW Grid Connection Systems

NKT Names New Market Leading Cable Laying Vessel Able to Run on Methanol

The high-voltage power cable market has grown significantly in recent years and the outlook remains positive driven by the transition to renewable energy and electrification of societies. Transmission lines are becoming larger, longer and with an increasing focus on lower power losses which is setting new standards for cable production and installation.

NKT Names New Market Leading Cable Laying Vessel Able to Run on Methanol

Prysmian Completes Gruissan/EOLMED Floating Offshore Wind Farm Export Cable

Prysmian, a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has announced the successful completion of the Gruissan/EOLMED floating offshore wind farm project in France. Prysmian had secured this project in 2021 with a contract signed with the French TSO RTE (Réseau de Transport d'Électricité) for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of an export submarine power cable system.

Prysmian Completes Gruissan/EOLMED Floating Offshore Wind Farm Export Cable

Asso.subsea and Nexans Join Forces on Historic Celtic Interconnector Project

Asso.subsea, a global leader in the submarine cable installation field, proudly announces its strategic partnership with Nexans, a world-renowned submarine cable manufacturer, to undertake the subsea burial operations for the groundbreaking Celtic Interconnector project, under development by EirGrid, the operator and developer of Ireland’s electricity grid, and its French counterpart, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE). This ambitious venture is set to become Ireland’s first power connection with continental Europe, boasting a total capacity of 700 MW, and will facilitate the import and export of electricity sufficient to power 450,000 homes.

Asso.subsea and Nexans Join Forces on Historic Celtic Interconnector Project

Jan De Nul Places Order for New XL Cable-Laying Vessel

Connecting Ireland with Wales, Crete with mainland Greece, the Orkney islands with mainland Scotland: these are just some of the subsea connections on Jan De Nul Group's record. These connections, via submarine cables, bring energy from offshore wind farms to land or to connect countries' electricity grids. To further support that transition, Jan De Nul is ordering another XL cable-laying vessel, identical to the Fleeming Jenkin, which will be delivered in 2026 and has already been booked for its first projects.

Jan De Nul Places Order for New XL Cable-Laying Vessel

Sumitomo Electric to Build Cable Factory in Scotland

In a significant boost for the UK green energy supply chain, Sumitomo Electric has commenced construction of its state-of-the-art subsea transmission cable factory in the Scottish Highlands. The factory will supply critical elements for the reinforcement of the UK electricity transmission grid and for connecting renewable energy production facilities to the grid.

Sumitomo Electric to Build Cable Factory in Scotland

Bluestone Wins Major Contract for Two New Cable-Laying Vessels

The Bluestone Group has secured a contract for plan approval and site supervision of two new cutting-edge cable-laying vessels operated by Prysmian, who is a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry and is leading the way in energy transition and digital transformation. The contract acquisition follows Prysmian’s announcement in December 2023 of a €350 million investment to expand its cable-laying vessel fleet to facilitate the global power grid upgrade for the energy transition.

Bluestone Wins Major Contract for Two New Cable-Laying Vessels

Telxius Opens New Submarine Cable Route

Telxius, a leading global connectivity provider, is opening its latest submarine cable route with the extension of SAm-1 between Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico. The route has been in service since April 2024 and serves as a vital link between the Caribbean and the US, as well as wider Latin America, via the Brusa, PCCS, and SAm-1 cables.

Telxius Opens New Submarine Cable Route
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