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Western HVDC Link: Post-lay Mattressing Operation, Irish Sea

Posted on July 21st, 2017 by Jim Andrews

Mariners are advised that post-lay mattressing operations on the Western HVDC Link cable route are due to start at a location between Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea on the 26th July 2017.  A Notice to Mariners detailing the planned operations is summarised below and can be downloaded Read more


Western HVDC Link: Deep water cable installation update, July 2017

Posted on July 13th, 2017 by Jim Andrews

Mariners are advised of an update to the cable installation work in the Irish Sea along the Western HVDC Link cable route further to the Notice to Mariners circulated on 4th July.  The only change to the proposed works is that an additional vessel, Astrea, will be working on the post lay installation burial of the

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Western HVDC Link: Deep water cable installation in Irish Sea & Location of Exposed cable, July 2017.

Posted on July 4th, 2017 by Jim Andrews

Mariners are advised that the cable laying vessel Giulio Verne is due to continue with cable installation work in the Irish Sea along the Western HVDC Link cable route.  This work is due to start in mid July 2017.  The latest Notice to Mariners can be downloaded Read more


Western HVDC Link: Shallow water survey work, Ardneil Bay & Leasowe

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by Jim Andrews

Mariners are advised that shallow water survey work is due to be carried out close to the Western HVDC Link landfalls in Ardneil Bay and at Leasowe on the Wirral during July 2017.  A notice to mariners about these operations can be downloaded Read more


Western HVDC Link: Post lay mattressing operation in the Irish Sea - May 2017

Posted on May 14th, 2017 by Jim Andrews

Mariners are advised that post lay mattressing works are planned for the Western Link HVDC cable following the burial works.  The location of the mattressing locations are given in a Notice to Mariners that can be downloaded here and which is summarised below.

Mattressing operations

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