Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke and Global Marine Systems to supply and install infield array cablesCompany News // June 14, 2011
On 17 May 2011, Global Tech I Offshore Wind (Global Tech) signed an order with a consortium of Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke (NSW) and Global Marine Systems Ltd (GMSL) to deliver and install over 100km of medium-voltage submarine array cables for the Global Tech I offshore windfarm.
The installation work will start in late 2012, with the project scheduled to be completed in 2013.
The Global Tech I windfarm is located about 138km northwest off the German coastal city of Emden. The windfarm will consist of 80 wind turbines, each rated at 5 MW.
Upon completion Global Tech I will supply an expected 445,000 households with renewable energy.
The package awarded to the consortium covers the production, delivery and installation of the infield submarine cables. NSW will manufacture and supply 122 km of medium voltage submarine array cables. The installation work, in water at around 40m, will be carried out by GMSL.