Seaway 7 secures US cable contract

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 26/07/2022 Seaway 7

Seaway 7 announced that it has been awarded a contract for the transport and installation of inner-array grid cables on an offshore wind farm project in the US. The contract value remains undisclosed however it is between $50m and $150m.

The scope includes the transport and installation of around 160 km of 66 kV subsea power cables and respective cable protection systems. Seaway 7 will utilise vessels from its cable lay fleet. The contract award is subject to client reaching Financial Close by end of 2022.  

This is the second US project awarded to Seaway 7, after the
Coastal Virginia demonstrator project which was completed in 2020.

Earlier this week, Seaway 7 announced that it has taken delivery of a new semi-submersible heavy transport vessel. The company entered into a bareboat contract with United Faith for its new build vessel MV Xin Qun 3, renamed Seaway Swan. Seaway Swan is a 50,000 Te DWT Heavy Transport Vessel (HTV) with an open stern and large deck free from obstructions.

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