Keel laid for Van Oord’s new cable-layer

Van Oord has laid the keel for its new 130-meter hybrid cable-laying vessel Calypso. The Dutch company held a ceremony at the Vard Tulcea shipyard in Romania to mark the milestone. Source: Van Oord To remind, Van Oord placed an order … Read More

Van Oord’s new CLV will be able to lay two cables at once

Van Oord’s new cable-laying vessel (CLV), currently under construction in Norway, will be capable of laying two cables at once, the Dutch company revealed. In its most recent post, Van Oord also revealed that the vessel will be named Calypso, … Read More

High Tien Offshore to build Taiwan’s first large cable laying vessel

High Tien Offshore Engineering (High Tien Offshore) – a company led by a former CSBC president and chairman of CSBC’s joint venture with DEME – is set to invest in a large cable laying vessel (CLV) which will serve the … Read More

Piriou unveils new cable laying vessel

Piriou in France has developed a new cable laying vessel, designed to lay and repair both fiber-optic and power cables. The vessel will lay cables on windfarms as well as repair damaged cables on the continental shelf or deep sea. … Read More

Nexans Aurora launched in Norway

Nexans saw its next-generation cable laying vessel the ‘Nexans Aurora’ launched at Ulstein on 8 November 2020. The vessel will be installing subsea cables, including cables connecting offshore wind farms to the grid and interconnectors. The hull arrived at Ulstein … Read More

Global Offshore cable layer ready for Kriegers Flak work

Global Offshore’s vessel Nomand Clipper is ready for utilisation on the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm following successful sea trials. The Normand Clipper is on a long-term charter from Solstad Offshore for up to eight years. It was fitted … Read More