Tekmar and SBSS Target Chinese Offshore Wind
Tekmar and SBSS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate as each other’s preferred partner in offering export and inter-array cable protection to the Chinese Offshore Wind Market. Under the terms of the MoU the two companies will jointly promote their market-leading services in cable protection systems and subsea cable installation respectively.
Besides being the installation partner of choice for Tekmar products in P.R. China, SBSS will have access to the installation and vessel engineering analysis capabilities of AgileTek, a Tekmar Group subsidiary. In return SBSS will utilize the wider range of Tekmar products across other sectors such as subsea oil and gas and telecommunications.
“We’re truly excited to be partnering with such a well-respected company as Tekmar. On the back of our first offshore wind farm project in 2017 this MoU reinforces SBSS’s strategy of deploying our international experience into the domestic market and offering high-quality subsea power cable installations to Chinese Developers.”Tom Manning, SBSS’s Commercial Director, said.
“Following our recent success on several projects in China, we are excited to be able to partner with a leading installer to support this rapidly expanding market”. James Ritchie Tekmar Group’s CEO, said.
Tekmar Energy Limited (Tekmar), based in Newton Aycliffe, UK, are the global market leader in the supply of submarine cable protection systems. Founded in 2008, Tekmar now have a track record of working on over 62 named Offshore Windfarm projects across Europe, USA,South Korea, China and Taiwan.
S.B. Submarine Systems Co., Ltd. (SBSS) is China’s leading provider of subsea cable installation services and one of the key submarine cable installers in Asia. Established in Shanghai in 1995 as a joint venture between China Comservice and Global Marine Systems Ltd of the UK, SBSS are a technology-driven marine installation company who own and operate a fleet of advanced, versatile and fully integrated cable ships.