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    Danish yard completes cable layer

    Yard News // July 14, 2000
    Orskov Christensens Staalskibsvaerft in Denmark has completed the conversion of the former ro-ro ferry Heimdal into a cable layer/cable maintenance vessel.

    The conversion, carried out on behalf of Tele Danmark, has seen the former ferry equipped with facilities for more than 4,000t of cable in two 14m cable drums.

    Hydralift of Norway supplied all of the cable laying equipment on board.

    The conversion of the Heimdal also saw her equipped with a 2,000hp retractable azimuthing thruster and a conventional tunnel thruster.

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