Press releases 2014

Nexans delivers first batch of the world’s largest DEH system to BP-operated Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project.


Nexans, world leader in DEH, was awarded the contract for complete system design and delivery of the subsea DEH system in 2012 following a comprehensive pre-engineering program


Nexans’ cables to enhance fire safety for world’s largest cruise ship


STX France and subcontractors have ordered over 5000 km of Nexans’ Shiplink® fire resistant cables for the third Oasis class ship


Nexans’ deepest power umbilicals installed in the Gulf of Mexico


At a water depth of 2,100 meters, the Chevron-operated Jack and St. Malo oil and gas fields are the deepest installation to date for Nexans’ innovative power umbilicals that integrate HV power supply and umbilical functions within a single cable cross-section.


Nexans’ Direct Electrical Heating systems selected by Statoil for the Kristin and Maria fields


Statoil, on behalf of Wintershall, has signed a contract with Nexans for the supply of Direct Electrical Heating (DEH) technology.


Åsgard gas field compression station to be powered by Nexans umbilicals


The world’s first subsea gas compression station will begin operation at the Åsgard gas field next year after Nexans delivered sophisticated power umbilicals to Statoil, which manages the field.


2014 Third-Quarter Financial Information


Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2014.


6th international share offering reserved for Nexans Group employees


Nexans announced on May 15, 2014 the implementation of new employee shareholding plan.


Nexans opens its new South Carolina plant to meet the growing demand for high voltage cables

Two years after breaking ground for the construction of a new plant in South Carolina, Nexans today, officially celebrates the opening of its Goose Creek facility.


Nexans announces its new governance structure and the acceleration of its strategic action plans to pave the way for the future


Nexans is now represented by the recently-formed executive team led by
Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Chief Executive Officer.  His new , leaner Management Board was chosen to have new members, tried and tested operational experience, and a focus on driving performance and transforming the Group.


Swiss railway operator SBB chooses Nexans cables for infrastructure upgrade


Swiss rail network operator SBB has signed a five-year framework agreement with Nexans for the supply of signalling and balise cables, as it prepares significant upgrades to cabling infrastructure across its rail network.


Eco2charge: a project designed to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles

Paris, September 18, 2014 – The Eco2charge project aims at supporting the development of electric vehicles (EV) by accelerating the deployment of EV charging infrastructures in buildings, campuses and eco-districts by the end of 2016. These facilities will thus complement roadside charging stations and enable users to charge their EV’s at their workplace, in their neighbourhood or at public or private charging points (at railway stations, supermarkets, public parking areas, etc.).


Nexans to host fire safety cable conference addressing challenges of materials, legislation and liability


Nexans will host its first fire safety cable conference in Brussels on 23 October 2014.


2014 First-Half Results


Paris, July 25, 2014 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 24, 2014, approved the Group's condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2014.


Nexans cables to play key role at Qatar’s new condensate refinery


Chiyoda and CTCI have been jointly awarded the contract for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning portion of Laffan Refinery 2 project by Qatargas.


New Rio de Janeiro metro line to exclusively use Nexans’ cables


Metro passengers in Rio de Janeiro are set to benefit from an increase in capacity, after a new subway line powered by Nexans cables was commissioned.


First of four "Statoil Standard" umbilicals delivered by Nexans


Oil and gas extraction on the Norwegian continental shelf has been given a boost after Nexans recently delivered the first of four “Statoil Standard” umbilicals ordered by the company in 2012.


Qatari utility upgrades Kahramaa network infrastructure with Nexans cables


Nexans is supplying cables to Qatari utility Kahramaa, which is currently making significant upgrades to its network infrastructure in the face of growing demand


Nexans establishes a Scientific Committee to boost innovation


Nexans has established a new Scientific Committee to boost innovation and further differentiate its cable products and technologies.


Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 15, 2014


Paris, May 15, 2014 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 15, 2014, approved all resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.


Press release


Paris, May 15, 2014 – The Board met this day under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent. Pursuant to the Chairman’s proposal, the Board decided to split the duties of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.


UK Power Networks upgrades vital high-voltage circuits with Nexans’ innovative pipe-type cable


UK Power Networks is upgrading three vital high-voltage electricity circuits in the south of England with Nexans’ innovative pipe-type XLPE cables.


2014 First-Quarter Financial Information


First-quarter 2014 performance in line with the Group's transformation plan. Continued implementation of strategic initiatives.


Nexans’ 2013 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 15th, 2014


Renewal and appointment of Directors
Proposed amendment to the Articles of Association to exclude double voting rights


Press release


Paris, April 2nd 2014 – Nexans has been informed of the European Commission decision announced today following its investigation into alleged anti-competitive behavior of cable manufacturers in the high voltage submarine and underground power cable sector


Governance – Evolution of the composition of the Board of Directors


Paris, April 1st, 2014 – The Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, met on March 31, 2014 to approve the resolutions to be submitted to the shareholders at the annual shareholders’ meeting of May 15, 2014.



Airbus selects Nexans as main cable supplier for the next 5 years


Airbus is relying on Nexans’ innovative cable technology. In a new, five-year, global supply contract, worth around Euro 200 million, Nexans will design, manufacture and supply 130,000 km of specialized cables for Airbus modern aircraft family from the single-aisle A320 Neo, the A350 series up to the flagship double-deck A380.


Global Marine to rely on Nexans’ fibre optic cables for major subsea telecommunications projects in Northern Europe


Global Marine Systems has ordered Nexans’ fibre optic cable for three major telecommunications projects in Northern Europe.


Nexans cables will boost Germany’s Energy Turnaround in offshore wind farm contract for DONG energy


DONG Energy is set to increase its offshore wind power capacity in Germany after signing a contract with Nexans for the delivery and installation of 140 km of 34 kV cables.


Nexans’ coloured conductors will help Statnett’s overhead power lines blend into Norway’s pine forest scenery


Statnett, Norway’s state-owned power system operator, is deploying Nexans’ innovative coloured conductors on the new 420 kV Ørskog – Sogndal overhead transmission link connecting Mid-Norway to Western Norway.


2013 Full-Year Results


Paris, February 11, 2014 - At its meeting on February 10, 2014, the Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group's financial statements for 2013.


Nexans submarine cables to provide vital reinforcement for BKK’s power supply network in Norway


Norway’s power supply network will get a crucial boost in reliability and capacity with the installation of Nexans’ state-of-the-art submarine cables as part of a major new connection for the utility BKK Nett AS.