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January to July 2009 7 Repairs to Subsea Cables

Between many larger assignments JD-Contractor A/S has been employed with emergency tasks that had to be solved - here and now.

January 2009

Client: TDC A/S

Cable: DK-GER 2 from Gedser in Denmark to Rostock in Germany

JD-Contractor A/S assisted in repairing the cable DK-GER 2. The repair was done from the cable and diving support vessel M/S Cable One. The crew assisted in salvage and diving operations to locate and pick up the cable, and all the operations in relation to the vessel.


Marts 2009

Client: ABB SWEDEN

Cable: The Baltic Cable (HVDC)

The Baltic Cable (HVDC) malfunctioned. As a result ABB contracted JD-Contractor A/S for the supply of repair barge, supporting tugs, equipment and personnel to carry out the repair with ABB jointers and jointing equipment. Consequently JD-Contractor A/S was responsible for all maritime work and handling of the cable, while ABB was responsible for jointing the cable and providing all the necessary parts and equipment for repairing the cable.
The repair was carried out from the cable laying vessel C/B Henry P. Lading supported by tugs and the Cable and Diving vessel M/S Cable One.


April 2009

Client: TDC A/S

Cable: Fibre Optic cable in the Sound near Masnedsund Kalv

JD-Contractor A/S has in April assisted in the repair of the fibre optic cable. The repair was done from the cable and diving support vessel M/S Honte. The crew assisted in salvage and diving operations to locate and pick up the cable, and all the operations in relation to the vessel.


April 2009 (3 repairs)

Client: Energinet.dk

Cable: Kontek Cable between Denmark and Germany

Two different leaks were located along the Kontek cable between Denmark and Germany in separate joints. As a result Energinet.dk contracted JD-Contractor A/S for the supply of repair barge, supporting tugs, equipment and personnel to carry out the repair with NKT A/S jointers and jointing equipment. JD-Contractor A/S was responsible for all maritime work and handling of the cable, while NKT-A/S was responsible for jointing the cable and providing all the necessary parts and equipment for repairing the cable.
During the repair work a third fault was located and repaired. All the repairs were carried out from the cable laying vessel C/B Henry P. Lading supported by the tugs and the Cable and Diving vessel M/S Cable One.


July 2009

Client: Energinet.dk

Cable: 20 kV supply cable for Læsø

On behalf of Energinet.dk, JD-Contractor A/S was asked to assist with vessels and personnel in connection with the repair of the 20 kV supply cable for Læsø.
The cable broke down on the night of 18 July 2009 due to outer damage. As a result the electricity supply was redirected to the Kontiscan cable. The repair work was conducted between 23 and 29 July 2009.