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Cable Innovator

DPS-2 vessel and is capable of handling a wide variety of subsea tasks
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Cable Innovator is a multi-role DPS-2 vessel and is capable of handling a wide variety of subsea tasks required by such diverse industries as oil and gas, telecommunications and deep sea research.

The vessel holds an impressive track record most recently completing a platform to platform fibre connectivity project in the North Sea for Tampnet. Other notable projects in her CV include: the transpacific project China-US, the transatlantic system TAT 14 as well as completing work for the offshore engineering company Swecomex in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tech Specs

VESSEL

Builders
Kvaerner Masa Shipyard, Finland
Date Built
1995
Flag
UK
Class
ABS. Cable Layer, A1, AMS, ACCU,
DPS-2
Length Overall
145.50m
Breadth moulded
24.00m
Designed draft
8.30m
Gross tonnage
14,277t
Maximum speed
16.9kts
Main engines
5
Bow thruster
2
Stern thruster
2
DP system
DPS-2
Berths
80
Bollard pull
58t

COMMUNICATIONS

1 x VSAT SEATEL 4006 with
MTN Service Contract on KU Band

CABLE TANKS

Main cable tanks
3
Outer diameter
16.70m
Cone external diameter
3.10m
Maximum load per tank
2,333t
Spare tanks
1
Internal diameter
8.80m
Cone outer diameter
2.00m
Maximum load per tank
500t

FUEL

Fuel capacity
1,622t MGO