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    DOC-Swan Hunter storage and spooling yard ready for operations

    Company News // November 29, 2017

    After a successful equipment load-in and commissioning period, the DOC-Swan Hunter Storage and Spooling Yard is ready for operations.

    The yard based in Vlissingen, Netherlands, will serve as a strategic cable hub enabling product storage and spooling operations for cable manufacturers & installation contractors, as well as deepwater berthing for installation/construction vessels.

    DOC’s business links with heavy transportation vessels in the Far East, combined with Swan Hunter’s equipment, can also offer clients cable transportation solutions.

    The current yard setup includes a 5,500 tonne basket carousel, capable of over 7,000 tonne onshore capacity, loading tower combined with 10 tonne spooling tensioner, 15 tonnee shore tensioner and a range of spooling chutes and track ways.

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