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    Jan de Nul orders multipurpose vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // August 15, 2013

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. With a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138m, the multipurpose vessel will be used for trenching and offshore support, subsea rock installation and cable laying.
    In cable laying mode, the vessel will be able to install up to 10,000 tonnes of cable and will be equipped with a 5,500 tonnes capacity turntable above deck and a 4,500 tonnes capacity turntable below deck, along with tensioners as required by the project, chute and auxiliary equipment.
    In subsea rock installation mode, the vessel will be able to install up to 10,000 tonnes of rock in a single load, using an aft stone hopper with a capacity of 3,000 tonnes and the midship hopper with a capacity of 7,000 tonnes along with the two excavators and the fallpipe for accurate rock installation at depths of up to 200m.
    In combination mode any combination of the above will be possible up to the carrying capacity of the vessel. The vessel is due to be delivered in 2015.


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