VBMS Orders Tekmar CPS Units for East Anglia ONE Cables

first_imgCable protection specialist Tekmar Energy has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its 7th generation of TekLink Cable Protection Systems (CPSs), bellmouths and cover disks for ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.In January 2017, VBMS won a contract of around EUR 100 million for the supply, installation and burial, as well as termination and testing of 102 66kV inter-array cables.VBMS has awarded contracts on the project to both Tekmar and JDR Cables, both based in the North East of England, who will supply the CPSs and 66 kV inter-array power cables, respectively.The 714MW East Anglia ONE, located 43km off the Suffolk Coast in the southern North Sea, will consist of 102 Siemens 7MW wind turbines.East Anglia ONE marks the second UK round 3 project Tekmar has protected the cables on after the Rampion offshore wind farm project which is currently in installation.James Ritchie, CEO at Tekmar said: “Not only is East Anglia the second UK round 3 project we have worked on, it’s also the second 66kV cable project we have worked on which puts Tekmar at the forefront of cable protection on these new and innovative large scale projects of the future.”The three companies also worked together on the Sandbank and Dudgeon Offshore wind farm projects in the UK.last_img read more

NPFL: Kano Pillars Pip Akwa Utd to Move up to Second…

first_img Femi Solaja Kano Pillars have shot to second spot on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) standing after defeating Akwa United 1-0 in a rescheduled Match-day 15 game at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano wednesday.Veteran midfielder Rabiu Ali scored the winning goal from the spot in the 38th minute after Akwa United’s right-back Etim Matthew tripped Nzube Anaezemba inside the box.The Sai Masu Gida who are four-time champions are now only three points behind leaders Lobi Stars on 31 points.Elsewhere, Champions Plateau United were held  1-1 by Wikki Tourists at the New Jos Stadium. Emmanuel Odafe gave the hosts the lead in the 25th minute after her was set up by King Osanga.Abubakar Umar levelled scores for Wikki Tourists from a counter-attack in the 58th minute after the same Osanga lost the ball in midfield.Kennedy Boboye’s men remain in the fourth position on 29 points, while Wikki moved a step from 17th to 16th on the logIn another rescheduled Match-day 15 encounter, Go Round FC moved away from the drop zone to end their six-game winless streak with a 1-0 win against MFM FC.Chris Kpeke headed home the winner from Ebuka Akondu’s corner five minutes after the break.The Omoku club rose from 18th to 14th following the win, while MFM remain in the 11th position in the standing.MATCH-DAY 15(Rescheduled)Plateau Utd 1-1 WikkiKano Pillars 1-0 Akwa UtdGo Round 1-0 MFM FCShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more