Jan De Nul Group’s Cable Laying Vessel Willem de Vlamingh has successfully installed the four export cables with a total length of 34 km on the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This milestone marks the next step in the development of the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm.
Global Marine, a leading provider of subsea fiber optic cable installation and maintenance solutions to the telecommunications sector, and part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded a contract extension of SEAIOCMA (Southeast Asia and Indian Ocean Cable Maintenance Agreement) for another five years, running until 31st December 2025.
NKT has successfully completed the second repair operation this year on the important cable connection BritNed located in the sea north of the Strait of Dover connecting the UK with the Netherlands. For NKT, the repair operation turned into some creative engineering and craftmanship due to the nature of the repair requiring repair and re-configuration of the cable system on the seabed.
Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces today—following the announcement of the award on Monday, 21 June—the finalization of the contract with SOO Green HVDC Link for the supply and installation of high-voltage direct current cable systems for this first-of-its-kind transmission project to be installed underground along existing railroad rights of way.
CRP Subsea (formerly Trelleborg Offshore UK) has been awarded two contracts by Ørsted to provide NjordGuard, a cable protection system, for the Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode Wind 3 offshore windfarms to be located in the German North Sea. CRP Subsea will provide 223 NjordGuard monopile entry cable protection systems, which will protect all the array cables on both projects.
Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth a total of around €140 million by the Turkish utility TEIAS for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of two high-voltage submarine power cable links, one between Europe and Asia, the other across the Izmit Gulf in Asia. The official contract signing ceremony is expected within June, followed by an immediate notice to proceed. The completion of both contracts is expected by 2023.
Very shortly, 2021, HMN Technologies will complete another industry-first: a 16 fiber pair repeatered submarine cable system connecting Hainan Island to Hong Kong. This is another milestone project that showcases both HMN’s advances in submarine cable technology reinforcing that high fiber count, large capacity Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) systems are no longer a concept, but a fast-evolving reality.
TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has launched its 2021 Submarine Cable Map, sponsored by Telecom Egypt.
SubCom, in conjunction with Google, today announced that a contract is in force for the design, manufacture, and deployment of Firmina, a new high- speed undersea cable system connecting North and South America.
For the very first time in history, the island of Crete has been connected to the Greek mainland by means of a subsea electricity link. A project commissioned by grid operator ADMIE, and awarded to Hellenic Cables in which Jan De Nul Group installed the 135-km long cable over a very challenging seabed, at up to approximately one kilometer in depth.