Tekmar Energy to supply cable protection systems on the Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

Tekmar Energy, the market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has recently been awarded a contract with Tideway B.V to supply 150 of its patented TekLink® CPS on the prestigious Merkur Offshore Wind Farm project in Germany.

This will now be the 47th offshore wind farm project Tekmar has supplied, taking the total number of produced cable protection systems to well over 5000 units.

The supply for the contract will be executed in Tekmar’s new state of the art production facility in the North East of England and manufacturing is expected to be completed early next year for offshore installation starting in 2017.

James Ritchie, CEO at Tekmar said, “We are extremely pleased Tideway have selected to use the TekLink® Cable Protection System for this project and it further demonstrates their confidence in our product and team. This project will be utilising the 7th generation CPS which has recently been harmonised to accelerate offshore installation works and approved by DNV”

With more than 30 years’ experience, Tekmar is the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of subsea cable, umbilical and flexible protection systems for the renewable energy and oil & gas industry.