Constructing the CLV 'Nexans Aurora'

The DP3 Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) 'Nexans Aurora' is under construction at Ulstein Verft. The vessel will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, cable jointing, repair, cable system protection and trenching. Follow her construction progress here.

In June 2018, a shipbuilding agreement was signed between Nexans and Ulstein on a large, DP3, CLV vessel to support markets such as the offshore wind industry. The hull construction started in February 2019. Designed by Skipsteknisk, the vessel is measuring a length of 149.9m and a beam of 31m.

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In a complex shipbuilding project such as the construction of the Nexans Aurora, several tasks need to be carried out at the same time. During the time span of a few days, the capstan has been installed, interior and exterior paint work is ongoing and the thrusters are soon to be mounted.

Multi tasking