Seaway Offshore Cables
Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind
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Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

33kV Inner Array Grid and Export Cable System

Seaway Offshore Cables, in cooperation with Subsea 7 US, was awarded the contract for the turnkey engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) works related to the inner array grid and export cable system of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project by Ørsted Wind Power North America.

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind farm is located approx. 43 km off the coast of Virginia, on the east coast of the United States of America. The OWF consists of 2 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of 6 MW and is based on an inner array grid and export cable system of 33 kV copper core submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 46 km.

The submarine cable system shall be installed by Seaway Offshore Cables utilising dedicated in-house resources such as the Cable Lay Vessel Seaway Aimery.

Facts & Figures
  • 2 Wind Turbine Generators

  • 12 MW installed capacity

  • 1 Onshore Substation (OSS)

  • >46 km of submarine cables

We look forward to transferring our skills and expertise from European projects to the USA. Hereby the cooperation with our sister company Subsea 7 US, based in Houston, and the transfer of knowledge to the newly formed team of local suppliers and subcontractors will be a key aspect."

Marcel Hulzebos
Project Manager
Client: Ørsted Wind Power North America, USA
Location: Virginia, USA
Water Depth: Up to 27 m
Scope: Supply of submarine composite cables
Supply of submarine cable accessories
Supply of cable protection systems
Pre-lay grapnel run and route clearance
Pre-lay seabed preparation
Cable installation, termination, testing and pre-commissioning
Type of Cables: 3-core submarine composite cable
Voltage Level: 33 kV
Conductor: Copper
No. of Cables: 2
Length of Cables: 46 km
WTG’s: 2 x 6 MW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Total Capacity: 12 MW
Schedule: One (1) continuous campaign in 2020
Vessels: CLV Seaway Aimery
W2W Connections: N/A
W2W Transfers: N/A

Website:  Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind
More information: 4C Offshore

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Lars Muck
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