Cable Retriever

A purpose designed, all stern working cable ship, equipped with an XT600 ROV

Cable Retriever is a purpose designed, all stern working cable ship, equipped with an XT600 remotely operated vehicle (ROV).

Stationed in the Far East, the vessel provides repair and maintenance services for cable owners in the South East Asia and Indian Ocean Cable Maintenance Agreement (SEAIOCMA) region.

Global Marine has been providing maintenance services continuously to SEAIOCMA since its inception in 1986 and has completed more than 600 repairs. During that time the network has expanded from 34,000 km of cable maintained to encompass more than 111,000 km. The extension of the SEAIOCMA agreement demonstrates continued customer recognition of Global Marine’s reliability in support of long-term contracts, and its ability to deliver leading subsea maintenance to customers around the world.

Tech Specs

VESSEL

Builders
Kvaerner Masa Shipyard, Finland
Date built
1997
Flag
Singapore
Class
ABS. A1, AMS, ACCU, DPS-1
Length overall
131.30m
Breadth moulded
21.80m
Designed draft
6.28m
Gross tonnage
11,026t
Maximum speed
17kts
Main engines
5
Bow thruster
3
Stern thruster
2
DP system
Alstom DPS 900 Duplex
Berths
81
Bollard pull
60t

COMMUNICATIONS

1 x
VSAT SEATEL 4006 with MTN Service Contract on KU Band
1 x
Inmarsat B Saturn Bm Marine Mk 2
1 x
Inmarsat C JRC JUE 75A

CABLE TANKS

Main cable tanks
3
Outer diameter
1 x 11m, 1 x 10m
Cone external diameter
3.00m
Maximum load per tank
2,475t

FUEL

Fuel capacity
950t MGO