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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

Balmoral Comtec Marks Renewables Milestone with Hornsea 3 Contract

Balmoral Comtec, a Balmoral Group company and a major provider of buoyancy, protection and insulation services to the global offshore energy market, has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract for the supply of 400 cable protection systems (CPS) by Ørsted for its Hornsea 3 project, located 120km off the Norfolk coast in the UK.

Balmoral Comtec Marks Renewables Milestone with Hornsea 3 Contract

Asso.subsea Completes Cable Installation for Floating OW Pilot Project

Asso.subsea, a leading force in submarine cable installation, has partnered once again with Prysmian Powerlink and successfully completed the cable installation, burial, and protection operations for the Provence Grand Large Floating Offshore Wind Project. This innovative project, situated in the Mediterranean Sea and developed by EDF Renewables and its partners, 17 km off the coast, on a 100 m deep site, is a floating wind pilot project, designed to showcase the economic viability of offshore floating wind farms. Asso.subsea was entrusted with all marine works, including engineering, cable loading of export and inter-array dynamic cables, route preparation, cable installation and configuration of lazy wave, burial, and protection, along with Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) operations for the landing point.

Asso.subsea Completes Cable Installation for Floating OW Pilot Project

DEME Wins Cable Installation Contracts from Prysmian for Offshore Grid Systems

DEME has been awarded two contracts from cable solutions provider Prysmian for the engineering and installation works for the IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Nederwiek 1 offshore grid systems in the Netherlands. This is the most extensive cabling award in DEME’s history and marks the company's first project involving Prysmian’s 525 kV HVDC cable technology, featuring increased transmission capacity.

DEME Wins Cable Installation Contracts from Prysmian for Offshore Grid Systems
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