Update on Viking Link –the world’s longest submarine interconnector

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First installation campaign for the brand-new Leonardo da Vinci cable laying vessel v

18/05/2023 - 05:20 PM


Viking Link, the first submarine cable connection between the UK and Denmark, was awarded by National Grid Viking Link Ltd and Energinet to Prysmian Group in 2019. Commissioning is scheduled for December 2023. The scope of this vast project includes 1,400 km of cabling: 1250 km for the submarine route and the rest for land cables on the UK side.

The High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) interconnector will operate at ± 525 kV DC. Bicker Fen substation in Lincolnshire, Great Britain will be connected to the Revsing substation in South Jutland, Denmark. Cables cross through Dutch, German, Danish and British waters and several economic zones, each territory has its own legislation and stakeholders.