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Prysmian Group nomination

Destel Group SMPC

Destel Group, Destel Shipping Agencies, Greece

Nov 24, 2022

Piraeus, Greece

Destel Group gets nominated
as agent for Prysmian Group for the whole
duration of the project to interconnect Crete with the mainland of Greece.

Destel Group announces that is honoured to be nominated by Prysmian Group to act as their shipping agent in Greece for the whole duration of their Project with IPTO (which operates the transmission system for Greece’s power grid), ARIADNE INTERCONNECTION (a company fully owned by IPTO) to interconnect Crete with the mainland of Greece. HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) cable system designed to transmit a power of 1000 MW and consisting of 500 kV Mass Impregnated insulation and double wire armouring, along a route of 335 km between Crete Island and Attica region, along with fibre optic cable systems.


Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded by ARIADNE INTERCONNECTION, a company fully owned by the transmission system operator for Greece’s power grid (IPTO). In the Mediterranean region, the Group has a strong track record of important submarine connections, including Italy-Greece, Sardinia-Italian Peninsula (SA.PE.I), two interconnections between Spain and Morocco, two projects in the Balearic Islands (Iberian Peninsula-Mallorca and Ibiza-Mallorca), the Cyclades project in Greece, the Capri-Torre Annunziata and Capri-Sorrento connections in Italy and the Dardanelles link in Turkey.


The Crete-Attica interconnection is the largest ongoing energy infrastructure project in Greece, and it represents a milestone for the national power grids reaching a depth of more than 1,200 m”.


This is a major milestone for Destel Group SMPC to be part of such important project for Greece and to assist Prysmian Group to continue their important work of creating a better tomorrow. Destel Group SMPC commits to provide every tool and service required, as well as key solutions in order to provide Prysmian Group a smooth operation and successful conclusion to this major energy project.


Visit Prysmian’s website to learn more about their important role in connecting the globe, and to learn more about the project in Greece:


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