NorNed - energy

Trenching the world’s longest power cable

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NorNed2 w120Project description

  • Protecting the power connection between Norway and the Netherlands.

Project challenges

  • The high voltage connection of 630 km in length was to be trenched to between 1-3 meters, to protect it from trawler activity and migrating sandwaves.  
NorNed Capjet w120 Nexans' solution:
  • In 2006 and 2007 the connection was successfully trenched and buried. 
  • This also involved dredging and deburial of cable lengths for jointing.