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Colombo Dockyard delivered modern cable laying vessel

Christian Fernsby |
Colombo Dockyard delivered the first ever modern Cable Laying Vessel built for Kokusai Cable Ship.

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This Cable Laying Vessel is 113.1 meters in length, 21.5 meters in breadth, 8.8 m depth, with a maximum load laying draught of approx 7.1 meters has a deadweight carrying capacity of 5,757 DWT and a speed of 14.5 knots with accommodation facilities for 80 persons.

This vessel is a modern, high technology vessel, which is intended for subsea operation and cable installation and repair works of ‘optical cables’ as well as ‘power cables’ adding to the versatility of the Vessel.

For the handling of power cables, the forward tank has been fitted with a carousel system with a Spooling Arm.

The vessel is specially designed and equipped with a focus on maintaining good sea keeping ability and excellent station keeping performance.

Passive roll reduction tanks help minimize the effect of ship rolling.

The vessel has many special features including low resistance hull lines designed for higher speed and low fuel consumption.

The vessel is also extremely eco-friendly.

High tech systems are in place to reduce harmful emissions complying with IMO Global Sulphur Cap 2020 requirements, waste storage solutions, water ballast treatment systems, eco-subsea coating solutions etc…

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