E18-OP022 EOI Submarine Cable Protection Maintenance

Request for Expressions of Interest

Emera Newfoundland and Labrador (ENL) is operating a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC interconnector (the Maritime Link) between the island of Newfoundland (NL) and Nova Scotia (NS). ENL assets include two 167 kilometer subsea cables, two converter stations and approximately 400 kilometers of overhead transmission line.

As part an ongoing maintenance and asset integrity management plan ENL is currently seeking Expressions of Interests (EOI) from companies experienced in the project management, engineering, and execution of submarine cable protection maintenance work and related technology.

Potential scopes could include remediation and / or execution of modifications to existing or future cable protection elements of the Maritime Link Submarine Cables.

ENL is looking for experienced Submarine Cable Protection Maintenance service providers whom can provide services such as:
• Subsea installation of cable protection
• Procurement and Handling of Submarine Cable Protection materials
• Post Lay Cable Burial and/or Protection technologies
• Cable Protection Burial Survey
• Vessel identification, sourcing and management

The intent of this activity is to identify companies interested in participating in this procurement process and to ensure the Request for Proposal reflects applicable input from potential service providers. Companies interested in participating in this procurement process are required to complete and submit the EOI questionnaire to ENL by 3 pm NDT on Friday, 4 th January 2019.

ENL is committed to the occupational health and safety of people; conducting business in a manner that is respectful of the environment; and to respecting the interprovincial agreement on benefits between NS
and NL; as well as ensuring Gender Equity and Diversity opportunities are optimized.

To request a copy of the EOI questionnaire email your request to: emera.com.