As a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, the Prysmian Group is set to launch the most advanced cable layer in the world. The vessel, recently named Leonardo Da Vinci, will be added to the group’s already strong cable laying fleet in the second quarter of 2021 and incorporates innovative features that required the new battery power class notation to be developed by RINA, a global leader in marine classification.
In a first for the sector, industry bodies Subsea UK and the Umbilical Manufacturers Federation (UMF) have joined forces to deliver a conference focusing on the new developments and opportunities which exist in the subsea umbilicals industry.
SubCableWorld (SCW), a leading provider of news and market intelligence for the submarine cable industry, and the Business Network for Offshore Wind (The Network), a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing an offshore wind supply chain in the United States, has announced the dates for the first conference to specifically address the cable-related supply chain challenges for the offshore wind industry in the United States.
On 15 October 2019, Nexans hosted the grand block ceremony for their new cable installation vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’. The vessel will be completed at Ulstein Verft in Norway.
Prysmian Group, a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, in collaboration with its innovation hub Corporate Hangar, is poised to launch Alesea, an IoT solution that provides virtual assistance for cable drum management.
Ocean Specialists Inc. (OSI) attended and moderated another fascinating Submarine Networks World (SNW) in Singapore, held at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition center the 16th through the 19th of September. Tony Mosley, Director of Business Development at OSI, moderated a panel on Innovative technologies deployed in Disaster Prevention and Management, with the CEO of Avaroa Cables Dr. Ranulf Scarborough, CEO of PC1 Takahiro Sumimoto, and Terrance Fong, Partner at ERM.
Seaborn Networks, (“Seaborn”), a leading independent developer/owner/operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, and Latin American managed cloud services and datacenter company EdgeUno announces an expansion of their partnership with the launch of Latin American managed cloud and datacenter services.
NKT has successfully completed the Caithness-Moray turnkey project of a 320 kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) XLPE off- and onshore power cable system covering a total transmission length of 160 km. The link has been in commercial operation since end-2018.
Prysmian Group has successfully completed the submarine laying operations for the Evia, Andros and Tinos islands interconnections. The Group developed, supplied and installed the first non-metallic armored cable, whose armor has been designed with a composite material based on High Modulus Synthetic Fibres, which shape the new generation of cable technology.