CABLE INSTALLATION, TRENCHING & REPAIR

A total solution from route engineering, project engineering and through the installation phase

Global Marine Group’s power cable installation, maintenance and repair services to the offshore utilities and renewables market are delivered by Global Offshore.

The Group has been in offshore wind since it’s conception and was responsible for installing the inter array cables at the UK’s first offshore wind farm Blyth in 2000, at Europe’s first commercial wind farm Horns Rev in 2002 and at the UK’s first commercial wind farm Kentish Flats in 2004. Since then, the company has worked at  50 wind farms across Europe.

Whether the need is for an interconnector or links to an offshore energy grid, the Group has a culture that is committed to delivering safe, innovative solutions utilising the company’s outstanding engineering and project management capability, adapting to each project’s specific needs.

Cable installation at an offshore wind farm development is a critically important phase. There were reportedly as much as £213 million in insurance losses from 28 UK offshore wind claims between 2002 and 2015, 68% were directly due to cable faults occurring predominantly during the construction phase.

The experience and track record of the Global Marine Group and its people are a true asset to any project, ensuring that solutions are delivered, overcoming engineering challenges and getting them right first time.

Cable installation vessel, the C.S. Sovereign, part of the Global Marine Group fleet, has an exemplary track record working in wind farms and has installed almost 15% of all inter array cables globally. The latest addition about to join the Group fleet, the Global Symphony, is a proven asset having worked on many offshore wind farm projects. With approximately 400m² of available space aft of the cable lay spread, the Symphony is able to carry up to ten 20-foot containers of cable protection system and retains the option to carry the Q1400 Trenching System spread along with the cable lay spread.

Using expert crews and in-house engineering capabilities, the Global Marine Group collaboratively has installed 850 inter array cables and 890 cable pull-ins across almost 50 UK and European wind farms.

OUR KEY CAPABILITIES:

  • The Symphony, a multi-purpose vessel built in 2011 with an extensive 1,400m² deck space is the latest addition to the Global Marine Group fleet
  • Unprecedented track record across the group with 850 inter array cables installed and 890 cable pull-ins across 50 European wind farms
  • FEED/desk top study
  • Route engineering
  • Project engineering
  • Planning & project management
  • Permitting
  • Power cable, umbilicals, inter array and telecoms cable installation from experienced and purpose-built cable ships
  • Engineered cable protection & burial solutions suitable for the seabed environment
  • J and I-tube installations
  • Cable pull-ins
  • Experience in very shallow (less than 10m) and very deep waters
  • A total cable solution, eradicating conflict caused by discrepancies in survey and route planning information
  • High specification, capable seagoing vessels with low weather downtime

Our Latest News:

Posted: 22/02/2021

CWIND TAIWAN TO SUPPORT VAN OORD IN CABLE ROUTE SURVEY FOR ØRSTED’S GREATER CHANGHUA 1 & 2a OFFSHORE WIND FARMS IN TAIWAN

CWind Taiwan has been awarded a contract by Van Oord to charter a survey boat for the near-shore cable route […]

Posted: 20/01/2021

CWIND TAIWAN TEAMED UP WITH E&Y ELECTRONICS TO DEVELOP TAIWANESE OFFSHORE CABLE MAINTENANCE MARKET

We are delighted to announce that CWind Taiwan have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with E&Y Electronics (毅源有限公司) to develop […]

Posted: 14/12/2020

ATTRACTING LOCAL TALENT INTO THE TAIWANESE OFFSHORE WIND INDUSTRY: CWIND TAIWAN SPONSOR 100 STUDENTS AND FISHERMEN TO ATTEND GWO PILOT PROJECT

Taipei, 14th December 2020. CWind Taiwan announced that it is sponsoring up to 100 Taiwanese students and local fishermen to […]

Posted: 15/10/2020

CWIND TAIWAN AWARDED COUNTRY’S FIRST EVER BALANCE OF PLANT CONTRACT AT FORMOSA 1

Taipei, 15th October 2020. CWind Taiwan announced that it has been awarded a balance of plant (BOP) contract for Formosa […]

Posted: 02/09/2020

CWind Taiwan to deliver crew transfer service for wpd Yunlin project construction phase

Taipei, 1st September 2020. CWind Taiwan announced today that it has been awarded a contract by wpd to provide a […]

Posted: 10/08/2020

CWind Taiwan team up with HYTOR on temporary power in Taiwan

Taipei, 10th August 2020. CWind Taiwan, a joint venture between European firm CWind and Taiwanese IOVTEC, has announced a strategic […]

Posted: 10/06/2020

OREAC: 1,400 GW of offshore wind is possible by 2050, and wil be key for green recovery

– The Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition (OREAC) is an initiative led by major players in the  offshore wind industry, […]

Posted: 04/06/2020

CWind Taiwan expands CTV fleet to support Siemens Gamesa at Yunlin

CWind Taiwan acquires pair of class-certified 24m CTVs from Seacat Services as market collaborates to meet regional demand for high-quality […]

Posted: 14/05/2020

CWind Taiwan successfully completes seabed survey for DEME in Taiwan

CWind Taiwan has announced the successful execution of a seabed survey for DEME along the gas pipelines in the Anping […]

Posted: 26/03/2020

Adapting to ensure a continuation of service: our response to COVID-19

On behalf of the CWind Taiwan team, we would like to give you an update on the measures we are taking to cope with the effects of COVID-19.

Posted: 23/08/2019

CWind Taiwan awarded 2 crew transfer vessel charters for Formosa 1 offshore wind farm

CWind Taiwan announced that it has been awarded two Crew Transfer Vessel charters for Formosa 1 wind farm by FOWI […]

Posted: 19/08/2019

Taiwan’s first offshore wind training center accredited by Global Wind Organisation

Taipei, 8th July 2019. CWind Taiwan announced today that its invested offshore training centre, Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC), […]