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October - Repair of transmission cable

Monday 11 October 2010 a cable fault occurred on the power cable between Jutland and Læsø. The fault was located to be approx. 10 km from Jutland. 

Date: October 2010

Duration: 6 days

Client: Energinet.dk

Monday 11 October 2010 a cable fault occurred on the power cable between Jutland and Læsø. The fault was located to be approx. 10 km from Jutland.
Upon request from Energinet.dk, JD-Contractor A/S mobilized M/S Vina together with a diving team and a team of jointers from nkt-cables to perform a cable repair.
The task included:

  • Exact localization of cable fault and determination of the cause of the fault
  • Recovery of damaged cable section
  • Installation of new cable section
  • Jointing new section with existing cable

The work was successfully carried out from the 23 October 2010 to 29 October 2010. Performing a cable repair in just 6 days at this location and this time of year was only possible due to the vast experience and resourcefulness of the crew involved.