Nexans awarded contract to supply power cables, umbilicals and accessories for Statoil's Åsgard oil and gas field in Norwegian Sea
Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a 75 million euro contract by Statoil to design, manufacture and supply a total of 165 km of static and dynamic power umbilical and power cables, as well as necessary accessories, for the Åsgard oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea.
£52m of funding for the transmission link to the Walney 1 offshore wind farm will be provided by the European Investment Bank, the European Union's long-term lending institution. Blue Transmission Walney 1 Limited has been granted a licence to own and operate the offshore transmission link by Ofgem E-Serve, the UK energy regulator's business unit focusing on environmental programmes and delivery of sustainability projects.
The largest energy infrastructure project in Ireland, reached a major milestone today, when work on the EirGrid East West Interconnector got underway involving the laying of underwater cables connecting the power grids of Ireland and Great Britain.
Red7Marine is to fix a potentially "catastrophic" fault on one of two export cables at Vattenfall's 300MW Thanet offshore wind farm. The contractor has been hired to carry out repairs this autumn on what amounts to a kink in the 26.5km cable, which the developer said was installed by nowdefunct Subocean in 2010.
Plans to link the electricity networks of Wales and Ireland have taken a significant leap forward as work begins to lay the cables under the sea bed. The East West Interconnector project is being developed by EirGrid - the independent electricity transmission system operator in the Republic of Ireland. It involves the laying of undersea and underground cables to enable the flow of electricity in both directions between the two countries.
Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a contract to supply 130 kilometres of URC-1 cable to Emerald Bridge Fibres Ltd. (Emerald Bridge). Emerald Bridge is a joint venture between UK fibre network provider Geo Networks Ltd. (Geo) and Ireland's leading telecom provider ESB Telecoms Ltd, to lay the most recent submarine optical fibre between Ireland and the UK.
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The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. The demand for these products is rapidly moving beyond the traditional role slotted for high-voltage submarine cables, connecting islands to nearby national grids. The usage of high-voltage submarine cables for grid interconnections and connecting offshore wind farms to nearby landmasses is on the rise.
Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed a contract with Fluor for the installation of 36 inter-array cables at the Greater Gabbard wind farm.
CTC Marine Projects, Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by SBM France SA for transportation, installation and burial works in the Anguille Field, Gabon.
ACE, the Africa Coast to Europe submarine cable to be operational in the second half of 2012, landed today at the submarine cable station of Penmarc'h, Brittany. The 17,000 km cable provides broadband internet capacity in Africa, an additional layer of security for communications between Europe, Africa and Asia, and it will meet capacity requirements for years to come.