Offshore Power Cable Services

Our objective is to provide the subsea power cable market with highly qualified personnel and engineering services

Our core strength is our experienced personnel which have a long background from high voltage cable manufacturing and installation, ranging from small to mega projects. Our skills cover key areas:

  • Cable design and analyses
  • Cable accessories (e.g. joints, hang-offs, tie-backs, end terminations, seals)
  • Cable testing. Type testing, FAT and SAT for HVAC and HVDC cable systems
  • Cable jointing/terminating (XLPE HVAC/HVDC and MI cables)
  • Offshore construction and installation engineering
  • Pre-construction survey
  • Vessel modification and mobilisation
  • Cable load out and laying
  • Route preparations, PLGR, RC, dredging, pre-rock dumping
  • Cable trenching in soft to hard sea bed condition
  • As-built survey and documenting
  • Cable Repairs

The above includes HVAC and HVDC XLPE cables, and paper insulated HVDC cables. Our target areas are subsea HVAC and HVDC cable systems for:

  • Interconnectors
  • Export cables
  • Power from shore
  • Array cables
  • Onshore cables, if required, and when part of the above

OPG’s typical clients are:

  • Developers and EPC contractors in the oil and gas market
  • Utility owners and joint ventures/investors for interconnectors and offshore wind
  • Large design and engineering companies
  • Installation contractors
  • General EPCI contractors

OPG’s cover the key categories with senior personnel:

  • Project manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Installation/site/construction manager
  • Marine coordinator
  • Cable design engineer
  • Installation engineer¨
  • HV cable jointer
  • Surveyor

In addition OPG cooperate within an extensive network in the offshore industry and will be able to provide the clients with high qualified personnel and services when for example a project requires. By this we can provide a complete management of a subsea cable project.

OPG offshore personnel have all the required medic and certifications valid for work on the Norwegian shelf.