Article in Offshore Industry: Who Will Prevent Damage to Sea Cables?
Cables are the main culprit of damage to windfarms. Much is unclear about causes and responsibilities. This is the reason why insurers remain hesitant to insure windfarms and market parties prefer to keep detailed information on this subject to themselves. Can cable monitoring provide solace?
During the construction of an offshore windfarm, cable costs account for only 10%. However, they also account for 40% of damage claims and even 85% of damage costs, according to insurance company Delta Lloyd, one of the three largest insurers of windfarms in Europe.Read the full article about cable damage here: