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CS Recorder

DP2 cable installation, maintenance and repair vessel

The CS Recorder is a high bollard pull, dynamically positioned vessel, specialising in telecoms submarine fibre optic cable installation.

The vessel is equipped with a 60t A-frame system and a 60t tow winch. The two main cable tanks allow for the installation of up to 5,200t of submarine fibre optic cable. A further 1000t of submarine fibre optic cable may be carried in the two ancillary tanks.

The vessel can provide installation of fibre optic cable to full ocean depth. Simultaneous lay & burial up to 3 metres can be provided in suitable seabed conditions (when in active mode) over the ploughed section of the route utilising Global Marine’s plough and trenching ROV systems.

Tech Specs

Vessel

Builders:
Volkswerft Stralsund, Germany
Date build:
2000
Flag:
UK
Class:
Lloyd’s Register of Shipping +100 A1, Cable Laying Ship LI + LMC, UMS, DP (AA)
Length overall:
105.80m
Breadth moulded:
20.00m
Maximum draft:
9.10m
Typical draft:
5.5 - 6.5m depending on loading
Gross tonnage:
6,292t
Maximum speed:
14.0kts
Main engines:
2
Bow thruster:
2
Stern thruster:
2
DP system:
Kongsberg K-POS
Berths:
68
Bollard pull:
110t (continuous)

Communications

Fax, Voice, Data and GMDSS Satcom C and B 24 hour high speed internet access

Cable Tanks

Main cable tanks:
2
Diameter:
16.50m
Maximum load per tank:
2,600t
Spare tanks:
2
Diameter:
9.00m
Maximum load per tank:
521t

Fuel

Fuel capacity:
1108t MGO

Helideck

Max 'D' value:
19.50m
Max take-off weight:
9.3t