Sheringham Shoal - windfarm

Nexans assisted in completing protection work.

Sharingham Shoal

Sharingham Shoal w120Project description:

  • Complete the protection work of the Sheringham Shoal windfarm – both interarray cables and export cables.

Project challenges:

  • Protection work had to be performed at short notice for Statoil.
  • Complete the protection work from 5m water depth of the export cables. 
Sharingham Shoal illustrasjon w120 Nexans' solution:
  • The Capjet® was brought in by Statoil to complete the protection work in 2012.
  • Two export cables and 30 inter-windmill cables were trenched and surveyed in less than two months including all weather downtime. 
  • A special shallow-draft vessel was used to perform the trenching from 5 m water depth to the windfarm area.