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VBMS completes Ormonde repair

Cable-lay barge Stemat 82 finishes wire switch at 150MW UK project

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Offshore specialist VBMS has completed repairs to the export cable at Vattenfall's 150MW Ormonde wind farm in the Irish Sea.

VBMS deployed cable-lay barge Stemat 82 to carry out the work, which involved replacing a segment of export cable located 20km offshore. 

The Dutch outfit worked with UK high-voltage specialists EDS to install a universal subsea joint to connect the replacement and existing cables. 

The Stemat 82 was also used to replace two lengths of array cable in the outer Thames Estuary, VBMS said.

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