Effiage to construct electrical substations for world’s first artificial energy island

French civil engineering construction company Eiffage has won an EPCIC contract from the Belgian national electricity transmission network operator Elia Transmission to build four alternating-current electrical substations on Princess Elisabeth Island. The contract was won through its Belgian arm...


Consortium tapped to connect Princess Elisabeth energy island to Belgian high-voltage grid

A Jan De Nul vessel

A consortium formed by Jan De Nul and LS Cable and System has been awarded a contract to supply, install, and test three 220kV alternating current cables. These subsea cables will transmit renewable energy from the Princess Elisabeth artificial energy island to the Belgian high-voltage onshore...


DEME and Hellenic Cables tie-up awarded contract on world’s first artificial energy island

A consortium of Belgian shipowner and marine services contractor DEME and Greece’s Hellenic Cables, the cables segment of Cenergy Holdings, has sealed a deal to supply and install the high-voltage subsea cables for the Princess Elisabeth Island in the Belgian North Sea.  The Princess Elisabeth...


European Commission selects consortium for EU mine countermeasures initiative

Rendering of a mine countermeasures mothership

A consortium led by Naval Group Belgium, a 100 per cent subsidiary of French shipbuilder the Naval Group, has been selected by the European Commission to work on the European Extended Mine Countermeasures (E=MCM) project to expand the mine countermeasures (MCM) capabilities of EU naval operators....


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