Global Marine Systems completes power connection between Netherlands and UKProjects and Operations // November 11, 2010
Global Marine Systems has completed its scope of work related to the installation and burial of a submarine power cable which will provide connectivity between the UK and the Netherlands.
The first and only interconnector between the UK and the Netherlands, BritNed has a capacity of 1000 MW and is approximately 260 kilometres in length.
The goal of its construction is to further integrate the UK power grid with continental and northern Europe.
Global Marine’s scope of work exceeded 1,000,000 man hours and 3,500 vessel days.
Various vessels including Team Oman, North Ocean 102, Edda Fjord, Olympic Zeus, Olympic Hera Atlantic, Guardian and the barge Union Beaver were involved in the project.