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    Van Oord cablelay vessel hits the water

    Vessel & ROV News // July 10, 2014

    Nexus will install cables on offshore windfarms.

    Van Oord’s new DP2 cablelay vessel Nexus was launched at Damen Shipyards Galati on June 30th

    The 123m multipurpose vessel will installing cables on offshore windfarms.

    With a beam of 28m and a DP2 dynamic positioning system, the Van Oord vessel will be equipped with a large cable carousel and is able to carry more than 5,000 tonnes of cable. The vessel will also be equipped with a crane that will enable it to lay export cables. The vessel has accommodation for 90 people and is based on the Damen Offshore Carrier 7500 design.

     

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