The Lapseki - Sutluce (Canakkale) Project consists of the interconnection between Lapseki (Asia Side) and Sutluce (Europe Side) in Dardanelles Strait in Turkey. The cables system that was installed is composed by:

  • Seven submarine HVAC cables (a double circuit with three power cable each)
  • Two optical cables bundled together with two AC cables, one per circuit 

Turkish Electricity Transmission Co., TEIAS, awarded Prysmian a contract for the supply, installation and protection of the above mentioned submarine cables in Dardanelles Strait.

ASDG was appointed by Prysmian to execute Post-Lay Burial operations by means of jetting for the above mentioned submarine cables. ASDG scope of work was also including the installation of mattresses at crossings locations as well as at route sections with hard seabed conditions.

Canakkale Project was completed in the first quarter of 2015.

Project Specifications

Lapseki - Sutluce Project

Prysmian Powerlink Srl
Cable Type:
XLPE Cable 400kV
Cable Weight:
XLPE Cable: 60 kg/m, FOC:3.2kg/m
Cable Diameter:
XLPE Cable: 153mm, FOC: 35mm
Service Provided:
Submarine Cable Protection
Laying Length:
Turkish Electricity Transmission Co. (TEIAS)
Trenching Length & Burial Depth:
Jetting Length & Burial Depth:
45,3 km @1.5m
Alternative Protection:
Mattresses: 2012m
Canakkale Province, Lapseki and Gelibolu Counties, Turkey
Max Water Depth: