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Baltic 2 Offshore Windfarm

2015-Baltic2-4The Baltic 2 windfarm is an offshore wind project of 80 turbines developed by EnBW and located in the German Baltic Sea.

The ROVJET 806 trenching team has recently completed a 2 months campaign on this project for Siem Offshore Contractors, a leading marine contractor for subsea power cable installation.

The works were comprising the post-lay burial in soft soils of some 75 infield cables over a total distance of 61km approx. Protection works were performed shortly after cable installation onboard the Siem Garnet, a DP2 support vessel.

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Amrumbank Offshore Windfarm

The Amrumbank windfarm is an offshore wind project of 80 turbines developed by Eon and located in the German North Sea.

2015-Amrumbank-1The ROVJET 810 trenching team has recently completed their works on this project for Siem Offshore Contractors, a leading marine contractor for subsea power cable installation.

The works were comprising the post-lay burial of the 86 infield cables at 1.6m below seabed over a total distance of 75km. Protection works were performed jointly with cable installation operations onboard the Siddis Mariner, a DP2 laying and trenching vessel.

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Quiberon-Belle Isle 4 project for ERDF

Louis Dreyfus Travocean has just completed, for ERDF, the laying of a hybrid cable between Quiberon and Belle Isle. This cable will be used to power Belle Isle electrical and optical fiber (very high speed).

2015-Quiberon Belle Ile-1The operations began on the 10th of March 2015 on the beach in Quiberon and ended on the 12th of March on the beach in Belle Isle, with a length of 14.5 km of cable laid between the two shore ends.

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Louis Dreyfus Travocean will attend EWEA OFFSHORE 2015 – Copenhagen – 10-12 March

Louis Dreyfus Travocean will be pleased to welcome you on its stand C1-B11 in hall C1.

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WASIT trenching project in Saudi Arabia

The Wasit project work includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation and installation of one (1) composite submarine cable (15-kV power with an internal fiber optic core) from shore at Abu Ali to the intermediate injection platform ARBI TP-2, with a total length of 30.8 km.

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In January 2015, Louis Dreyfus Travocean trenched this 15 kV export cable for Mermaid Subsea Services (ex Subtech Qatar) and Saipem / SAudi Aramco as final client. Our TM04 trencher fitted with the 1.3 m cutting wheel has been mobilised onboard Mubarak Carrier barge and the trenching has been completed from 9.2 km up to the shore.

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Louis Dreyfus Travocean successfully completes 2 trenching projects with ROVJET 806.

Beginning of November, the ROVJET 806 trenching team came back to Dunkirk offshore base after 6 months spent on the Topaz Commander, a DP2 offshore support vessel. The team completed 2 trenching projects for VBMS, a leading marine contractor for subsea power cable installation:

  • The Wintershall project with the burial of a 19 km umbilical between 2 offshore platforms located in the Dutch sector of the North Sea and belonging to Wintershall Noordzee B.V. The post-lay burial and survey operations were performed beginning of August in less than 10 days.
  • The Butendiek offshore windfarm project with the burial of 86 array cables on a total length of 81 km. This windfarm of 80 turbines is developed by WPD and is located in the German North Sea. Thanks to the high level of reliability of the ROVJET 806, the post-lay burial and survey of the 86 infield cables was performed in 100 dives only.

 

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SAFANIYA 2 trenching project

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In October 2014, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean completed a 115 kV submarine power composite cable trenching project on the Safaniya 2 oil field for Mc Dermott and Saudi Aramco as final client.

Louis Dreyfus TravOcean’s 30t trencher crawler fitted with a 1.3 m cutting wheel has been mobilised onboard the INT406 cable installation barge and 7.4 km of submarine cable have been successfully protected in hard soil conditions (Calcarenite) between the shore and -7.5 m water depth LAT.

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Trenching trials – EMF

From May to June 2014, Louis Dreyfus Travocean performed a series of trenching trials on the 3 offshore wind farm sites of Fécamp, Courseulles and Saint-Nazaire.

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Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has moved

Previously based in Marseille, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has moved out in early March 2014 and the premises of its main office are now in La Ciotat (30 km away from Marseille), in the heart of the Athélia area.

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