JDR AND MAGMA INK MOU

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JDR, the leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Magma Global (Magma), the manufacturer of high performance carbon fibre and Victrex PEEK thermoplastic composite pipe, m-pipe®. The signing – which took place on Tuesday at the Offshore Technology Conference in […]

JDR TO SUPPLY 66kV INTRA-ARRAY CABLES FOR EAST ANGLIA ONE

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Project will see world’s first commercial application of technology. JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract by VBMS (UK) Ltd to supply intra-array cables for ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia One (EA1) offshore wind farm. The contract – the industry’s first commercial […]

JDR PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENTS: Q1 WRAP UP

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Offshore Windfarm

Some significant project wins were secured by JDR in the first quarter of this year. These including our first US offshore wind project and a cutting-edge hybrid steel tube umbilical project, showcasing JDR’s technical capabilities. With that in mind we thought it would be good time to round up our big Q1 wins. US Wind […]

DOUBLE OFFSHORE ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WIN FOR JDR

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OAA 2017 Award Winer

Company wins prestigious Great Large Company and Export Achievement Awards JDR, a leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the global offshore energy industry, is celebrating today, after being named as the winner of the Great Large Company and Export Achievement Awards at the SPE Offshore Achievement Awards last night. The awards ceremony […]

JDR AND PROSERV FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCE IN WEST AFRICA

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JDR, a leading supplier of subsea cables and umbilicals for the global offshore energy industry, has expanded its presence in West Africa through a partnership agreement with Proserv Instrumentation Nigeria Ltd. Under the strategic alliance, JDR will establish a service and maintenance base in Proserv’s operations facility in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Together, the companies will […]

Manufacturing a subsea cable

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Energy supply is a crucial pillar of the developed world. The infrastructure required to extract, capture, transmit and distribute energy is enormous. To demonstrate just a small fraction of this global operation, the North Sea is currently home to more than 180 offshore oil platforms, and with the UK using over 19 boe (barrel of […]

JDR CHOSEN BY US WIND INC. AS CABLE PARTNER

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JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been selected by US Wind Inc., as the preferred cable partner for its first offshore wind project. The project is the 750MW Maryland Development project, with an expected contract value in excess of US $275 million. The project […]

JDR WINS MAJOR UMBILICAL CONTRACT

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JDR, a leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a major steel tube umbilical contract by Cameron Ltd, on behalf of operator ONGC, for the 11 Wells of Western Offshore project. The development involves subsea completion of 11 oil and gas wells located at ONGC’s […]

Optimising inter-array cable protection

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image of inter-array cable

In the dynamic and often harsh offshore environment, wind farm developers need certainty that their inter-array cables can withstand the elements to safely transmit power to shore. These cables typically have a layer of steel armour to protect their internal components, but sometimes additional protection is needed to safeguard against failure in unforgiving environments. Especially […]

JDR BAGS GLOBAL EXPORTS GONG AT SUBSEA UK AWARDS FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

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Achievement cements company’s commitment to growth. JDR, a leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the global offshore energy industry, is celebrating today after winning the Global Exports category at the Subsea Expo Awards for the second consecutive year. The awards ceremony – hailed as the most prestigious in the subsea sector – […]

The subsea cable explainer

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In 1811 the first ever power-transmitting underwater cable was installed in the Isar River in Bavaria. Then in 1885, the first transatlantic telegram was sent by Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan via subsea cable. While the subsea cable industry has since grown significantly, those two 19th century achievements showed the concept of a subsea […]

JDR TO SUPPLY CABLES FOR EUROPEAN OFFSHORE WIND DEPLOYMENT CENTRE

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JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract by offshore cable installation specialist VBMS, part of Boskalis, to supply 66kV inter-array and export cables for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Located in Aberdeen Bay, the innovative 92.4MW, 11-turbine development is […]

JDR AWARDED CONTRACT FOR DONG ENERGY’S HORNSEA PROJECT ONE WIND FARM

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JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy to supply subsea power cables for the Hornsea Project One. With a total capacity of 1.2 gigawatts (GW), Hornsea Project One will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm and the […]

Tom Nightingale to join RenewableUK’s newly-created Communication Advisory Group

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Tom Nightingale, JDR’s Strategy and Marketing Manager, has been selected to join RenewableUK’s newly-created Communication Advisory Group. The group is being introduced by RenewableUK to act as a better link between its working groups, policy forums and Board. It will advise RenewableUK’s Board and senior management on strategic-level communication issues, messaging, communication styles and lobbying […]

Brad Rabone to join the EEEGR’s Offshore Wind Supply Chain special interest group steering group

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Rabone, JDR’s Head of Sales, Renewables – Europe, has been selected to join the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) Offshore Wind Supply Chain special interest group (SIG) steering group. The aim of the group is to share information and best practice, and to promote offshore wind business opportunities in the Southern North Sea and […]