Prysmian Sets Up Wikinger Inter-Array Cables

Italian subsea cable specialist Prysmian said it has completed the laying phase for the Wikinger offshore wind farm ahead of schedule.

Termination and testing works are currently in progress.

“This milestone, which is quite uncommon in the offshore wind market, highlights the Group’s capabilities in managing turnkey inter-array contracts and re-affirms the strong focus Prysmian has in the offshore wind market,” stated Massimo Battaini SVP Energy Projects.

“We have been heavily investing in developing our project execution and cable installation capabilities. We can now count on new assets, such as our cable barge, Ulisse, for shallow water installation as well as new jetting and cable protection machines.”

Iberdrola awarded Prysmian the €60 million contract in 2015 to supply and install the inter-array cables within the wind farm. Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture, installation, burial, termination and testing of 80 km of 33 kV submarine cables with different cross-sections to connect the 70 wind turbines and the offshore substation that form the 350 MW wind farm.

Work began in 2016, when cables were produced in Prysmian’s facility in Drammen, Norway, one of the Group’s excellence centres for submarine cables.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Dec 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

European Gas Conference 2018

The European Gas Conference celebrated its tenth anniversary amid an air of increasing optimism following considerably shifting markets in the last few years…

read more >

Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference (FEA) 2018

The transformation and development of Thailand is a major priority for the government which creates incredible business opportunities…

read more >

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018

WFES will also hold its annual conference, which sees international government and business experts come together to discuss critical global…

read more >

HYPACK 2018

This training event will offer instruction on the newest features of HYPACK® 2018 as well as comprehensive training for both novice…

read more >