JDR adopts resonant test tech for 66kV inter-array cables

JDR Cable Systems has adopted HIGHVOLT Prüftechnik Dresden’s Resonant Test System (RTS) for testing inter-array cables at offshore wind projects. The test system is purpose-built for post-installation testing of 66 kV offshore inter-array cables according to the international standard IEC … Read More

Inter-array cable installation begins at Saint-Nazaire OWF

Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has commenced the installation of the inter-array cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The inter-array cable installation is being carried out by cable-laying vessel Wind of Pride. Source: Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Prysmian is in charge … Read More

Inter-array cable trenching underway at Neart na Gaoithe

Pre-lay trenching works have begun along a number of inter-array cable routes within the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm area, ahead of the installation of cables at a later date. According to the project’s notice to mariners, the … Read More

Van Oord orders inter-array cables for Hollandse Kust Noord

The Netherlands-based Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) has secured a contract by Van Oord for the supply of inter-array cables for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. TKF will manufacture and deliver 140 kilometers of 66 kV inter-array cables and associated … Read More

Inter-array cable issue to leave €403 million mark on Ørsted

An inter-array cable issue on several Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in the UK and Continental Europe could have a total financial impact around DKK 3 billion (around €403 million) across 2021 to 2023, the company reported in its latest financial … Read More

Xodus delivers Empire Wind inter-array cables study

Engineering consultancy Xodus has completed an inter-array cables installation study for Equinor’s Empire Wind Phase 1 offshore New York. Xodus was tasked with maturing the inter-array cable installation concept to identify technical solutions or installation methodologies that may add value … Read More

Visser & Smit Hanab bags another Windpark Fryslân contract

Visser & Smit Hanab has secured a contract by Van Oord to perform inter-array cable termination and testing work at the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The routing, termination and testing activities will commence as soon as … Read More

Moray East offshore construction ramps up

Cable laying vessel Living Stone has started the first inter-array cable installation campaign at the 950 MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind farm will feature 100 66 kV inter-array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables supplied … Read More