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.

Nexans Aurora on the water
Nexans Aurora on the water

Nexans Aurora on the water

On 8 November 2020, Nexans’ next-generation Cable Laying Vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’ was launched at Ulstein Verft. The 149.9 m long and 31 m wide vessel will be working in the offshore renewables market, installing subsea cables including cables connecting offshore wind farms to the grid and interconnector systems.

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