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SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL

POWER, CONTROL AND EARTHING CABLES

MPMY-EL-SPC-1005

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(Does not include correction of typos or formatting changes)

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CONTENTS

1.0 INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................... 5


2.0 DEFINITIONS ........................................................................................................ 5
3.0 REFERENCES ........................................................................................................ 6
3.1 Order of Precedence ................................................................................... 6
3.2 Company Standards and Specifications.................................................... 6
3.3 Referenced Codes and Standards.............................................................. 6
4.0 ABBREVIATIONS .................................................................................................... 7
5.0 SCOPE OF SUPPLY AND VENDOR’S RESPONSIBILITY...................................... 8
5.1 Scope of Supply .......................................................................................... 8
5.2 Vendor’s Responsibility .............................................................................. 9
6.0 SITE ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN CONDITIONS ................................................ 9
7.0 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS .................................................................................... 10
7.1 General ....................................................................................................... 10
7.2 High Voltage Cables .................................................................................. 12
7.2.1 High Voltage Multi-Core Armoured Cable (Type H1) ................................... 12
7.2.2 High Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured Cable (Type H2) ............................ 12
7.3 Low Voltage Cables................................................................................... 13
7.3.1 Low Voltage Multi-Core Armoured Cable (Type P1) .................................... 13
7.3.2 Low Voltage Multi-Core Armoured Fire Resistant Cable (Type P2) ............. 14
7.3.3 Low Voltage Single-Core Armoured Cable (Type P3) ................................. 14
7.3.4 Low Voltage Single-Core Armoured Fire Resistant Cable (Type P4) ........... 15
7.3.5 Low Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured Cable (Type P5) ............................. 15
7.3.6 Low Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured Fire Resistant Cable (Type P6)....... 16
7.3.7 Low Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured and Unsheathed Cable (Type P7) .. 16
7.4 DC Cables .................................................................................................. 17
7.5 Control Cables ........................................................................................... 17
7.6 Earthing Cables (Type E1) ........................................................................ 17
7.7 Cable Core Colour Requirements ............................................................ 18
7.8 Cable and Reel Identification.................................................................... 18
8.0 INSPECTION AND TESTING ................................................................................. 19
8.1 General ....................................................................................................... 19

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8.2 Type Test .................................................................................................... 20


8.3 Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) ................................................................ 21
9.0 VENDOR DATA REQUIREMENTS ........................................................................ 21
10.0 SPARE PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS................................................................. 23
11.0 QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL.............................................. 23
12.0 HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS ................................ 23
13.0 WARRANTY AND PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE ............................................... 23
14.0 PACKING AND TRANSPORTATION ..................................................................... 24

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1.0 INTRODUCTION

The purpose of the document is to define the minimum requirements for electrical
power, control and earthing cables of offshore facilities by MDC Oil and Gas
(SK320) Limited (COMPANY).
This document is not intended to make redundant good engineering practices and
consideration will be given to special circumstances where more or less rigorous
criteria should be applied. In case of licenced units, the design criteria of the
system licensor will generally be followed to ensure guarantees unless there is a
specific requirement by COMPANY.
This specification, in conjunction with COMPANY specifications and referenced
industry codes and standards, define the minimum acceptable requirements for
the process design of upstream offshore oil and gas production facilities.

2.0 DEFINITIONS

COMPANY MDC Oil and Gas (SK 320) Limited, a Mubadala Petroleum
affiliate
Project A phased field development
Contractor The party selected to provide services to COMPANY
Purchaser The party acting on behalf of COMPANY, or COMPANY
itself, who procures the item.
Vendor The main supplier of the item of equipment to which this
document applies, including items designed and
manufactured by others.
Manufacturer The party selected to manufacture equipment or materials in
accordance with the specification.
Inspector An employee of the purchaser with the overall responsibility
for ensuring that all construction, inspection and testing is
undertaken in accordance with the requirements of
this specification.
Inspecting Authority The body or organisations, nominated by COMPANY, that
verifies that the equipment/package has been designed
constructed and tested in accordance with code.
Regulating Authority The authority of the country of installation that is legally
charged with the enforcement of the requirements of the law
and regulations of that country relating to the
equipment/package.
May / should A preference or possible course of action
Shall / must A mandatory requirement

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3.0 REFERENCES

3.1 Order of Precedence


The reference documents listed below, including industry codes and standards and
COMPANY specifications form an integral part of this general specification. Unless
stated otherwise the applicable version, including relevant appendices and
supplements is the latest revision published at the effective date of the contract
The order of precedence of the applicable documents shall be:-
1. Government Laws, Rules and Regulations
2. COMPANY Project Specification and Documents
3. COMPANY General Specification and Documents
4. International Codes and Standards
5. Referenced Documents
Any conflict shall be reported to COMPANY for decision. In such a case, and
unless otherwise agreed by COMPANY, the more stringent requirement shall
apply.
Exceptions to or deviations from this document are not permitted unless accepted
in writing by COMPANY.

3.2 Company Standards and Specifications


Detailed below are a number of COMPANY’s general specifications and criteria
which specifically interface with this document.
This list is not exhaustive and where necessary both general and project
specifications shall be referred for specific requirements.

Specification No. Description


MPMY-IN-SPC-1008 Instrument Cable Specification

3.3 Referenced Codes and Standards

Standard No. Description


IEC 60228 Conductors of insulated cables
Power cables with extruded insulation and their
IEC 60502 accessories for rated voltages from 1 kV (U m = 1.2 kV)
up to 30 kV (U m = 36 kV)

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Standard No. Description


Electrical installations in ships - Part 350: General
construction and test methods of power, control and
IEC 60092-350
instrumentation cables for shipboard and offshore
applications
Tests for Electric Cables Under Fire Conditions –
IEC 60331
Circuit Integrity
Tests on Electric and Optical Fibre Cables Under Fire
IEC 60332
Conditions
Basic and Safety Principles for Man-machines
IEC 60446 Interface, Marking and Identification – Identification of
Conductors by Colours or Numerals
IEC 60684-2 Flexible insulating sleeving - Part 2: Methods of test
Test on Gases Evolved During Combustion of Materials
IEC 60754
From Cables
Common Test Methods for Insulating and Sheathing
IEC 60811
Materials of Electric Cables and Optical Cables
IEC 60885 Electrical Test Methods for Electric Cables
Mobile and fixed offshore units – Electrical installations
IEC 61892-4
Part 4: Cables
Measurement of Smoke Density of Electric Cables
IEC 61034
Burning Under Defined Conditions
Electric cables. Thermosetting insulated and
thermoplastic sheathed cables for voltages up to and
BS 7211 including 450/750 V for electric power and lighting and
having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases
when affected by fire
Plastics -- Determination of burning behaviour by
ISO 4589
oxygen index

4.0 ABBREVIATIONS

AC Alternating Current
AWA Aluminium Wire Armour
BS British Standard
DC Direct Current
EPR Ethylene Propylene Rubber
EVA Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

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FAT Factory Acceptance Test


FR Fire Resistant
HSE Health Safety and Environment
HV High Voltage
IEC International Electro-technical Commission
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
ITP Inspection and Test Plan
LSZH Low Smoke Zero Halogen
LV Low Voltage
MDR Manufacturer’s Data Report
MGT Mica Glass Tape
PE Protective Earth
PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
SAT Site Acceptance Test
SWA Steel Wire Armour
SWB Steel Wire Braid
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
UV Ultra Violet
VDRL Vendor Data Requirements List
XLPE Cross-linked Polyethylene

5.0 SCOPE OF SUPPLY AND VENDOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

5.1 Scope of Supply


The Vendor scope of supply covers the design, procurement of material,
manufacture, inspection, testing and delivery to site of the Electrical Power,
Control and Earthing Cables as well as to provide support/assistance during
onshore pre-commissioning and offshore commissioning in accordance with this
specification, requisition, data sheets, design drawings, and applicable codes and
standards..
Power, Control and Earthing Cables shall be designed to provide a safe, reliable
and high integrity for the facility. As far as possible, Vendor’s standard products
shall be utilised.
Materials and workmanship, both with regard to design, manufacture, construction
and workmanship, shall be to the satisfaction of COMPANY.

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5.2 Vendor’s Responsibility


Any conflict between the requirements of this specification and related codes,
standards, data sheets, drawings, requisition, etc. shall be referred to COMPANY
for clarification. Vendor shall list and fully describe all deviations from this
specification and the related codes.
Assumptions to cover lack of information are not permitted. Vendor is obliged to
obtain reliable information from the COMPANY or other sources.
Vendor shall submit the following information:
a) Verification in writing that the offered equipment fully comply with this
specification and the applicable international and national standards and
directives. The Vendor shall supply a complete listing of all type tests that
have been conducted on the offered equipment and submit type test
certificates and reports to verify such compliance. Any deviations from this
specification and the relevant project documents shall be highlighted and
technical consequences shall be noted. In the absence of any exception, the
Vendor is deemed to comply fully with this Specification.
b) Country of origin for the main components of the offered equipment and the
nearest service organization recommended for the location at which the
equipment will be installed.
It is the responsibility of the Vendor to submit full details of the technical
information which he will require to prepare a detailed design for approval. Such
details may include drawings and documents relating to the installation, and details
of the system, equipment and interfaces.
The Vendor must state, with his bid submission, timescales by which any required
data should be made available to him, so that he can progress the works in
accordance with the agreed program.

6.0 SITE ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN CONDITIONS

Unless otherwise specified, the design for electrical cables shall be based on
environmental conditions as described below:-
External
Cables to be located outdoors is subject to the following environmental conditions:

Tropical marine, humid, salt-laden and marine


Environment :
saliferous environment
: Minimum : 21.3°C

Ambient Temperature Maximum : 37.5°C


Annual
: 27.8°C
Average

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: Minimum : 70 %
Relative Humidity
Maximum : 100%

Internal
Cables to be located indoors in air-conditioned pressurised room is subject to the
following environmental conditions under normal operation:

Ambient Temperature : Nominal : 25±1°C


Relative Humidity : Minimum : 30 %

Maximum : 70%

During air condition failures the equipment shall be able to operate normally for a
minimum of 24 hours under the following conditions:

Ambient Temperature : Maximum : 40°C


Relative Humidity : Maximum : 100 %

7.0 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

7.1 General
All cables herein specified shall be new and unused, recently manufactured, and
free from all defects and imperfections that would affect their performance.
The cables specified shall be a product regularly manufactured by the Vendor.
Cables shall be manufactured in one continuous length up to the maximum
permissible cable drum length. Splices in conductors, insulation or sheaths are not
acceptable.
Unless otherwise specified, the voltage designations of the LV and HV cables shall
be 0.6/1 (1.2) kV and 3.6/6 (7.2) kV respectively.
Cable conductors shall be made of Class 2 stranded/compacted circular,
continuous, tinned, high conductivity copper conductor made up from fully
annealed round copper wires, free from slivers, splinters, scales or other
imperfections in accordance to IEC 60228. Sector shaped stranded conductors
may be used for cable size 25mm2 and above.
Conductors shall be formed to minimise interior voids or if circular, the interior
voids, shall be homogeneous filled with non-hygroscopic fillers.

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The cable insulation shall generally be XLPE. However, EPR insulation may be
used in place of XLPE insulation where greater flexibility is required.
The cable insulation (XLPE or EPR), semi-conducting screens (if applicable) and
other non-hygroscopic compound (if applicable) shall have a temperature rating of
90oC for continuous operation.
Cable cores shall be identified by colour coded insulation or markings along entire
core length.
Cable armour of armoured cable shall function as the earthing conductor;
dedicated, separate earth wire/cable/core is not required. In accordance to IEC
60092-350, cable armour when used as earthing conductors shall have a value of
conductance at least equal to that of the value for phase conductors for cross
section up to and including 16mm2 and 50% of the value for phase conductors with
cross sections greater than 16mm2. In cases where the galvanised steel armour
cannot meet the minimum conductance, it is permissible to include sufficient
copper or tinned copper wires in the amour layer to ensure compliance.
Inner and other sheaths of cables shall be of LSZH compound flame-retardant to
IEC 60332-3 (Category A).
LV cables for vital circuits such as AC UPS (Instrument, Telecommunication), DC
UPS and navigational aids system shall be fire-resistant to IEC 60331 to withstand
750oC for 1.5 hours. These fire-resistant cables shall have MGT applied over the
conductor.
All cables shall be shall have oxygen index not less than 33% tested in accordance
to ISO 4589-2, and temperature index not less than 250oC tested in accordance to
ISO 4589.
Multi-core HV and LV cables shall be of “effectively-filled” construction to avoid the
use of barrier glands. Filler shall be of non-hygroscopic material with binding tape
when necessary.
Conductor sizes shall be as specified in the purchase order. For LV multi-core
2
cables, the maximum cross section shall be 240mm while the minimum cross
2
section shall be 2.5mm . For HV multi-core cables, the maximum cross section
shall be 300mm2 while minimum cross section shall be 25mm2.
The cable inner and outer sheaths shall be extruded over the insulation and
armour. They shall be resistant to scuffing, rough handling, UV radiation, heat, oil
and natural gas corrosive agents normally found within a petrochemical/gas
processing facility.
The cable outer sheath shall be coloured according to the cable type and
embossed with the cable identification at one (1) metre intervals.

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7.2 High Voltage Cables


7.2.1 High Voltage Multi-Core Armoured Cable (Type H1)
Unless ottherwise specified, type H1 cable rated voltages shall be designated
3.6/6 (7.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-2, Cu/XLPE/SWA/LSZH type,and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-2 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Conductor Screen Extruded, uniform and void-free semi-conducting
shielding layer applied directly over the conductor.
(iii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iv) Insulation Screen Extruded semi-conducting layer directly over the
insulation.
(v) Metallic Screen Plain annealed copper tape with minimum 50%
overlap for each power core.
(vi) Filler Non-hygroscopic filler shall be located between
conductors with an overall non-hygroscopic binder
tape.
(vii) Inner Sheath / Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
Bedding retardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(viii) Armour Galvanised SWA over bedding.
(ix) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(x) Outer Sheath Colour Orange
(xi) Typical Utilisation HV power distribution

7.2.2 High Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured Cable (Type H2)


Unless ottherwise specified, type H2 cable rated voltages shall be designated 3.6/6
(7.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-2, Cu/XLPE/LSZH type, and constructed and
tested in accordance to IEC 60502-2 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.

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(ii) Conductor Screen Extruded, uniform and void-free semi-conducting


shielding layer applied directly over the conductor.
(iii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iv) Insulation Screen Extruded semi-conducting layer directly over the
insulation.
(v) Metallic Screen Plain annealed copper tape with minimum 50%
overlap for each power core.
(vi) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(vii) Outer Sheath Colour Orange
(viii) Typical Utilisation HV power distribution and HV system earthing.

7.3 Low Voltage Cables


7.3.1 Low Voltage Multi-Core Armoured Cable (Type P1)
Unless otherwise specified, type P1 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-2, Cu/XLPE/SWA/LSZH type, and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iii) Filler Non-hygroscopic filler shall be located between
conductors with an overall non-hygroscopic binder
tape.
(iv) Inner Sheath / Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
Bedding retrardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(v) Armour Galvanised SWA over bedding.
(vi) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(vii) Outer Sheath Colour Black
(viii) Typical Utilisation LV power distribution, controls, small power and
lighting.

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7.3.2 Low Voltage Multi-Core Armoured Fire Resistant Cable (Type P2)
Unless otherwise specified, type P2 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-2, Cu/MGT/XLPE/SWA/LSZH type, and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Fire Resistant Later MGT complying to IEC 60331. MGT shall be applied
over the conductor. Cable must be able to withstand
750oC for 1.5 hours.
(iii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iv) Filler Non-hygroscopic filler shall be located between
conductors with an overall non-hygroscopic binder
tape.
(v) Inner Sheath / Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
Bedding retrardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(vi) Armour Galvanised SWA over bedding.
(vii) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(viii) Outer Sheath Colour Red
(ix) Typical Utilisation LV power distribution for vital services like UPS,
navigational aids system, telecommunication system
and safety system.

7.3.3 Low Voltage Single-Core Armoured Cable (Type P3)


Unless otherwise specified, type P3 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-1, Cu/XLPE/AWA/LSZH type, and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE

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(iii) Inner Sheath / Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
Bedding retrardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(iv) Armour AWA over bedding.
(v) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(vi) Outer Sheath Colour Black
(vii) Typical Utilisation LV power distribution for DC service like battery DC
circuit.

7.3.4 Low Voltage Single-Core Armoured Fire Resistant Cable (Type P4)
Unless otherwise specified, type P4 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-1, Cu/MGT/XLPE/AWA/LSZH type, and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Fire Resistant Later MGT complying to IEC 60331. MGT shall be applied
over the conductor. Cable must be able to withstand
750oC for 1.5 hours.
(iii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iv) Inner Sheath / Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
Bedding retrardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(v) Armour AWA over bedding.
(vi) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(vii) Outer Sheath Colour Red
(viii) Typical Utilisation LV power distribution for vital DC services like DC
UPS and battery DC circuit.

7.3.5 Low Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured Cable (Type P5)

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Unless otherwise specified, type P5 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-1, Cu/XLPE/LSZH type, and constructed and
tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iii) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(iv) Outer Sheath Colour Black
(v) Typical Utilisation LV power distribution.

7.3.6 Low Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured Fire Resistant Cable (Type P6)
Unless otherwise specified, type P6 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-1, Cu/MGT/XLPE/LSZH type, and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Fire Resistant Later MGT complying to IEC 60331. MGT shall be applied
over the conductor. Cable must be able to withstand
750oC for 1.5 hours.
(iii) Conductor Insulation Halogen free XLPE
(iv) Outer Sheath Flame retardant, UV resistant and LSZH compound;
having flame retrardant properties complying to IEC
60332-3 (Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034,
and halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2.
(v) Outer Sheath Colour Red
(vi) Typical Utilisation LV power distribution for vital services.

7.3.7 Low Voltage Single-Core Unarmoured and Unsheathed Cable (Type P7)
Unless otherwise specified, type P7 cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1
(1.2) kV in accordance to IEC 60502-1 or 450/750V in accordance to BS 7211;
Cu/LSZH type; and constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 (or BS
7211 for 450/750V rated cable) as follows:

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(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Conductor Insulation Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
retrardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2
(iii) Insulation Colour Red, Yellow, Blue or Black
(iv) Typical Utilisation Indoor lighting and small power for installation inside
conduit and trunking system.

The conductor LSZH insulation shall have a temperature rating of 90oC for
continuous operation.

7.4 DC Cables
DC cables shall be similar in construction to the LV Cables specified in Section 7.3.

7.5 Control Cables


Control cables shall be similar in construction to the type P1 LV Cables specified in
Section 7.3.

7.6 Earthing Cables (Type E1)


Earthing cable rated voltages shall be designated 0.6/1 (1.2) kV in accordance to
IEC 60502-2 or 450/750V in accordance to BS 7211; Cu/LSZH type; and
constructed and tested in accordance to IEC 60502-1 (or BS 7211 for 450/750V
rated cable) as follows:

(i) Conductors Tinned, annealed, high conductivity, Class 2 (in


accordance to IEC 60228) stranded compacted
circular copper conductor.
(ii) Conductor Insulation Flame retardant and LSZH compound; having flame
retrardant properties complying to IEC 60332-3
(Category A), smoke density to IEC 61034, and
halogen free to IEC 60754 and IEC 60684-2
(iii) Insulation Colour Green with yellow stripe
(iv) Typical Utilisation General earthing; and indoor lighting and small power
for installation inside conduit and trunking system.

The conductor LSZH insulation shall have a temperature rating of 90oC for
continuous operation.

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7.7 Cable Core Colour Requirements


Colour identification requirements for cable core shall be as follows:

Cable Type Insulation Colour Code


AC and DC Black
AC – Type P7 Live - Red, Yellow or Blue
1-core
Neutral – Black
Earth – Type E1 Green with yellow stripe
AC (LV) Red (live) and Black (neutral).
2-core
DC Red (positive) and Black (negative).
AC – Type
HV and LV Red (L1), Yellow (L2) and Blue (L3).
1 (3Ø)
3-core
AC – Type Red (L1), Yellow (L1) and Black (Neutral).
LV
2 (1Ø) For lighting with integral battery.
Red (L1), Yellow (L2), Blue (L3) and Black
4-core AC – Type 1 (3Ø)
(neutral)
5-core & Black with printed white numeral markings
above every 25mm or less for core identification.

7.8 Cable and Reel Identification


The following information shall be embossed in English , on the surface of the
cable jacket at regular interval over the entire length of the cable for each of
identification.
• Manufacturer’s Name
• Cable Type
• Conductor Size/Sizes
• Number of Conductors
• Voltage Rating
• Temperature rating of the cable
• Size of Grounding Conductor (if applicable)
• UV Resistant
• Compliance to all IEC requirements including IEC 60332 and/or IEC 60331
(wherever applicable)

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The cable shall be placed on individual reels as specified in the requisition by the
Purchaser.
Drum radius shall not be less than 125% of the minimum bending radius of the
cable. Reels shall be of substantial construction to withstand multiple handling in
transit. The reels shall be non-returnable.
Each cable reel shall have a permanently attached, weatherproof UV resistant
(stainless steel or plastic) tag attached to the flange with the following information
embossed/engraved in English:
• Purchase Order Number
• Item Number
• Manufacturer’s Name
• Intended Installed Location
• Cable Type
• Date of Manufacture
• Conductor Size/Sizes
• Number of Conductors
• Voltage Rating
• Insulation Type
• Temperature Rating
• Total Cable Length
• Drum Number
• Gross Weight
• Cable Net Weight
• Tag Number
• Direction of rotation
Actual lengths of cable on a reel should not be less than specified in the Purchase
Order. No negative tolerances are allowed.

8.0 INSPECTION AND TESTING

8.1 General
All checking, inspection and testing of the equipment shall be carried out in
accordance with the applicable codes and the requirements indicated in the
approved contract ITP.
COMPANY, Purchaser and Inspector shall have normal access to Vendor’s
manufacturing facilities and those of sub-vendors for the purpose of confirming

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that quality assurance procedures and equipment manufacture and testing are
satisfactory. Vendor shall make available all relevant quality assurance procedures
and records for review.
Vendor’s quality plan with ITP will be reviewed by Purchaser/COMPANY. After
agreement, certain activities will be designated as “witnessed” or “hold points”.
Vendor shall give 21 calendar days advance notice to Purchaser and Purchaser’s
inspection representative for all hold points and 14 calendar days for other
witnessed activities.
Vendor shall assume final responsibility for the inspection and testing of the
packages in accordance with the requirements of the referenced codes and
standards.
Vendor shall provide a quality plan to cover the design, material purchase,
fabrication, inspection and testing of the packages. All inspection and witnessing of
tests shall be as indicated on the ITP. All “hold points” during the manufacturing
and fabrication program shall be agreed by mutual consent. Equipment
manufacture shall not commence until the quality plan has been approved by
Purchaser.
Inspection by Purchaser or its representatives shall not relieve Vendor of any of his
responsibilities for ensuring that the equipment meets all the requirements of this
specification.
Any manufactured part which does not comply with the requirements, or any
material which shows defects during inspection, will be rejected. In such an event,
the Vendor will be notified in writing.
Purchaser representative(s) shall have the right to request additional inspection or
examination if deemed necessary to ensure that the equipment complies with the
relevant codes and standards. These additional inspections will be to Purchaser’s
account, unless such examinations reveal defects not previously detected, in which
case the Vendor shall bear the full cost of such additional inspection, necessary
remedial repairs and subsequent further examinations required to ensure the
satisfactory manufacture of the equipment.
Vendor’s fabrication schedule, material control, quality assurance, welding
procedures and ITP shall be reviewed and discussed at the prefabrication meeting
to be held after award.

8.2 Type Test


The Vendor shall be required to produce documentary evidence that the following
minimum type tests have been performed at the Vendor 's work, or at a recognized
testing authority, on all similar cables offered and that the tests were carried out in
accordance with the appropriate design standard. As a minimum, the following
type tests results and/or reports shall be provided.
a. Insulation test
b. Bending tests
c. Long time voltage test (4 hours)

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d. Impulse test (HV cable)


e. Flame retardant test
f. Oil immersion test on sheath
g. Ageing test
h. Fire resistance test
i. Smoke emission/density test
j. Halogen emission and acidity tests
k. Oxygen index test
l. Temperature index test

8.3 Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)


The following routine tests (FAT) shall be performed at the Vendor 's work and the
cables shall demonstrate satisfactory compliance to the required parameters:
a. Continuity test for conductors, armour and screen.
b. Voltage tests in accordance to IEC 60502-1 and/or IEC 60502-2:
c. Electrical resistance tests for conductors, armour and screen.
d. Insulation resistance tests (between all conductor permutations and
conductor(s), armour and screen(s).
The Vendor shall report the measured cable diameter to COMPANY during the
course of manufacture. A continuous monitoring record of the cable diameter shall
also be made part of the final data submitted at the end of manufacture.
All cables shall be tested at the test voltage in accordance with the class of cable
insulation involved.
After testing, the ends of the cables or wires shall be sealed to prevent the ingress
of moisture.
COMPANY may require additional testing if test results are unsatisfactory or
marginal. Any cables rejected shall be replaced and tests shall be repeated.
Copies of certified test reports shall be submitted to Purchaser or their designated
representative for each reel of cable.
Vendor shall obtain Third Party Inspection and relevant certifications (for classified
area equipment where applicable) as Vendor’s cost from relevant certifying agency
as authorised by COMPANY.

9.0 VENDOR DATA REQUIREMENTS

Vendor is responsible to provide documentation as defined in the VDRL. Vendor is


responsible for all documentation in strict accordance with the requirements of the

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specifications. As minimum, the following list of documents shall be submitted by


Vendor:
• Number and size of conductors making up the cross-sectional areas of each
core together with cross-sectional view.
• Insulation thickness, and type.
• Inner and outer sheath thickness (max. average and min.)
• Shielding (binding) tape thickness and details of shielding including overlap.
• Individual conductor diameter under and over insulation.
• Cable diameter, under armour, over armour as well as overall cable diameter
and tolerance on overall diameter.
• Maximum manufacturing and shipping length using standard cable drum.
• Approximate net weight per unit length.
• Reactance per unit length at 50Hz.
• AC resistance per unit length at 50Hz.
• Insulation Resistance.
• Capacitance per unit length.
• Short circuit withstand capacity curves.
• Current carrying capacity at ambient when installed 1 or 2 layer deep in a fully
loaded steel cable tray.
• Current carrying capacity derating factors for increased ambient temperature
as well as spacing or grounding.
• Maximum allowable cable pulling tension.
• Minimum allowable and recommended bending radius.
• Terminating and splicing instruction including list of suitable terminating
fittings.
• Recommendation for field testing of cable after installation.
• Information on the cable insulation resistance to crude oil, natural gas and
solar radiation (UV) over an extended period of time.
• Terms and conditions of guarantee.
• Detailed instructions, procedures, material lists and drawings for splicing and
terminating HV cables.
• Type test certificates.
• FAT and SAT procedures.
The Vendor shall furnish soft copies of drawings/documents that are of suitable
first generation quality. Drawings that are, in Purchaser’s opinion, not of suitable

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quality will be returned to the Vendor for resubmission or at Purchaser’s option


may be redrafted by Purchaser or their representatives at the Vendor’s expense.

10.0 SPARE PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS

Any requirement for special tools in handling of the cable shall be highlighted by
the Vendor/Manufacturer.

11.0 QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL

The Vendor and his sub-Vendors shall operate a quality system satisfying the
applicable provision of ISO 9000 (series), or agreed equivalent standard,
commensurate with the goods and services provided.
The format and outline content of the Quality Plan shall be agreed between Vendor
and purchaser, prior to order placement. Detailed Quality Plan, the scope of
testing and the "hold points" shall be submitted by the Vendor for purchaser review
and approval after award.

12.0 HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

The Vendor shall be responsible for ensuring that the goods and services supplied
meet all applicable regulations on HSE issues.
The Vendor safety plan shall be available for inspection upon request.

13.0 WARRANTY AND PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE

Vendor shall warrant that the cables as stipulated in this specification supplied are
new, unused, comply fully with this technical specifications, free from defects in
materials, free from defects in workmanship, fit and suitable for the purpose and
use for a period of twenty four (24) months from the date when the cables has
been delivered in accordance with the delivery term which shall be specified upon
Purchase Order issuance or twelve (12) months after the package have been
successfully commissioned offshore, whichever occurs earlier.
The Scope of Warranty coverage shall include replacement of all materials found
defective during warranty period at no cost to COMPANY and Purchaser. Vendor
shall bear the cost of all technical services required for making good any defective
parts during the warranty period.
The scope of Vendor's warranty shall cover all expenses incurred in the repair,
replacement, remedy, field services personnel and transportation of the defective
parts at the mill, Purchaser fabrication yard, COMPANY Supply Base or in offshore
(The transportation cost from COMPANY Supply Base to offshore shall be borne
by COMPANY).

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For third party materials/components used in the cables, the Vendor shall transfer
the warranty to the Purchaser / COMPANY. Liaison with the 3rd party
materials/components for warranty issues shall be coordinated by Vendor.
Vendor shall have final and total responsibility for the design and performance of
all the cables supplied under this specification. Any defect discover during the
warranty period shall be rectified free of charge.
The warrantee / guarantee shall be governed by the warranty / guarantee clause
mentioned in the bid package.

14.0 PACKING AND TRANSPORTATION

The Vendor shall be responsible for preparation of the cables for export shipment
and completion of all required preservation for storage in tropical climates (for a
maximum period of twelve (12) months from the date of receipt by Purchaser.
Vendor shall provide full details on the preservation method and any scheduled
requirements during the year.
Items liable to be damaged during shipment shall be dismantled, shipped
separately and reinstalled at the site. Such items shall be tagged.
The shipping crates shall be constructed of wood and suitably packed to protect all
items against damage during the shipment and storage. Miscellaneous shall be
tagged or marked with the tag item number for which they are intended. All such
parts shall be suitably boxed, firmly attached to the main item and shipped with the
unit.
Protection shall be provided against atmospheric corrosion while in transit and
while in outdoor storage.
The contents of all boxes or packages shall be recorded in detail on the packing
list. The transported package shall have the necessary fastenings, protections
and lifting facilities to satisfy lifting and sea-fastening loads and restraints.

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