See our new investment


: Technology provider partners with Siem Offshore Contractors on submarine composite power cable subcontract for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm

06 July 2015, Littleport, UK: JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the offshore energy industry, has been awarded a subcontract by Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (“SOC”) to supply submarine composite power cables and related accessories as well as termination and testing services for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm (“OWF”). The project has been developed with the support of K2 Management as technical, Green Giraffe as financial and CMS Hasche Sigle as the legal advisor on behalf of the owner consortium consisting out of Highland Group Holdings Ltd. (“HGHL”), Siemens Financial Services (“SFS”) and Copenhagen Infrastructure II, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”).

The Veja Mate OWF is located 115km off the German coast, within the German Bight sector of the North Sea. The 67x 6 MW Siemens supplied Wind Turbine Generators (WTG’s) shall be inter-connected by an inner array grid (“IAG”) of JDR-designed and manufactured 33 kV medium voltage alternating current (“MVAC”) submarine composite cables with a total length of up to 97 km. JDR will also deliver hang-offs, connectors and a range of other cable accessories. Additionally, JDR will be providing topside termination and testing services through their Product and Installation Services division. The full scope of the award will be manufactured and deployed from JDR’s Hartlepool facility.

David Currie, CEO, JDR, says: “This is an exciting win for JDR. We are proud to be working with Siem Offshore Contractors on this prestigious project and are delighted to continue our relationship within the German wind-farm industry.”

Lars Muck, Managing Director, SOC, adds: “We are delighted to cooperate with JDR on this technically challenging offshore wind farm project, whereby especially JDR’s clear commitment towards “zero cable failures” and the assurance to support the SOC project team have played an important role in favour of JDR.”

For further information, please contact:
Regan Burford, Global Marketing and Communications Manager
+1 832 242 4083