PROJECTS & NEWS

21 March 2024

Prototypes for innovative energy storage system

NOVACAVI has recently provided technical and manufacturing support, which has materialised in special flat cable prototypes to be tested on Energy Vault‘s grid-scale energy storage systems. This innovative system lifts 24-tonne bricks hundreds of metres up into the air, then recovers this potential energy by lowering them when electricity is needed. Our special flat cables, […]

18 January 2024

NOVACAVI for confined space inspection

NOVACAVI has recently developed a customised tether for an innovative modular rover used to inspect confined spaces. This automated device, which is inserted inside pipes and equipped with sensors to allow a complete analysis of the pipeline’s health status, required a customised solution. NOVACAVI provided a special cable configuration with fibre-optic and a reinforcing element […]

19 December 2023

Renewable energy in Novacavi

Finally in operation is our photovoltaic panel system laid on part of the roof of our factory and including 3 inverters of 50kW each connected to a synoptic panel for monitoring energy production and reducing CO2 emissions. By investing in technology and producing energy ourselves, we will achieve the dual goal of optimizing energy needs […]

20 November 2023

Novacavi enhancing environmental technology

When top-quality products in environmental technology require tailored cable solution for their specific application, NOVACAVI can offer long term expertise in developing and manufacturing innovative and reliable underwater cable solutions. This is what happens with light, thin and strong cables for special measuring instruments to assess and manage water quality for use in oceanography, limnology, […]

4 October 2023

Special Cable for the ITER Project

NOVACAVI has recently developed and produced a special cable following technical needs of Danieli Telerobot, the Italian company awarded by Fusion for Energy under contract F4E-1092, to supply ITER with its innovative robotic systems for the inspection of thermal shield manifolds. This ethernet and power umbilical cable will be used to connect a custom built […]

22 May 2023

Lan cable for underwater farming

NOVACAVI has recently supplied a special underwater Lan hybrid cable to be deployed for the farm experimental project called Nemo’s Garden. This world’s first underwater cultivation system of terrestrial plants located off the coast of Noli, southwest of Genoa, Italy, consists of an array of suspended, transparent, dome-shaped greenhouses called biospheres, anchored to the bottom […]

3 April 2023

Our Cable in Antarctica

Designed and manufactured by NOVACAVI an electric custom cable with single mode optical fibers for underwater cameras for static application in extreme environments. This cable has been successfully used during remote monitoring of marine fauna in the Antarctic waters of the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area (Ross Sea Region MPA) within the DISCOVERY project of the National […]

28 February 2023

Another armoured cable for research vessel

NOVACAVI has recently designed and manufactured a special coax double armoured cable for the German BSH Bundesamt für Seeschiffahrt & Hydrographie, the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany. We have been asked to fulfil their requirements and to supply a custom cable solution for their VWFS Deneb research vessel. We have been glad to […]

17 January 2023

Special subsea cables to be deployed at 4000m

NOVACAVI has recently engineered and produced a series of special subsea cables to be deployed at 4000m. They have been developed for the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, in close collaboration with the Gibilmanna Geophysical Observatory and they will support the project to consolidate and upgrade the EMSO (European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column […]

21 November 2022

Tow cable for SZN

Great satisfaction for NOVACAVI in being able to contribute to the activity of one of the most historic and important research institutions in the world in the fields of marine biology and ecology, the Anton Dohrn Zoological Station in Naples. NOVACAVI has recently supplied a dynamic tow armored coaxial cable for underwater use: this cable, […]

24 October 2022

NOVACAVI tether used in Nord stream pipeline damage inspection

First underwater images revealing extensive damages to Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea have been captured by Blueye Robotics drone using NOVACAVI tether. Designed and manufactured to garantee lightness, manoevrability and reliability, this tether cable has been essential during the critical operation at about 80m depth off Denmark.

19 September 2022

Cable Prototype Test

Prototyping is an important activity in most new product development processes. Whether the aim is to explore new opportunities or refine existing technologies, NOVACAVI can be a valuable partner in defining the right cable solution. With in-depth specialized materials knowledge and versatile manufacturing techniques, NOVACAVI specializes in taking applications from technical requirements to design and […]

26 July 2022

ROV cable for underwater instrumental research unit

NOVACAVI has specially designed and manufactured an umbilical cable for ROV used on board the underwater instrumental research unit of the Garda Volunteer Group (Gruppo Volontari del Garda). This neutral buoyancy cable has been supplied with particular characteristics of watertightness, manoeuvrability and reliability dictated by its use during the intervention activities of this deeply specialized […]

30 June 2022

Cable solution for deep sea manned submersible

Harsh environments demand high quality materials such as PFA with its properties of excellent chemical and mechanical resistance at a wide range of extreme temperatures – both high and low – together with good permeability resistance. That’s why NOVACAVI recently chose to design and manufacture a PFA outer sheath thin bespoke cable solution to be […]

26 May 2022

Italian Navy’s NAV-80 homologation

NOVACAVI proudly obtained the Italian Navy’s NAV80 homologation for cables suitable onboard naval units enriching its wide range of special defence cables with: NOVANAV miniaturized and flexible cables for electrical and electronic interconnection according to NAV-80-6145-0003-14-01B000 and NOVANAV zero-halogen electrical and electronic interconnection cables, replacing MIL-DTL-24640 cables not buffered according to NAV-80-6145-0006-13-01B000. These products are […]