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Nexans Aurora having been launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft. (Fotograf Hagen)

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.

Arrival Nexans Aurora

Outfitting of the Nexans Aurora starts at Ulstein Verft

In June 2018, a shipbuilding agreement was signed between Nexans and Ulstein on a large, DP3, cable laying vessel (CLV) to support markets such as the offshore wind industry. The construction project now enters a new phase, as the outfitting work at Ulstein Verft is about to start.

Keel Laying ceremony of the Cable Laying Vessel 'Nexans Aurora'.

Nexans Aurora - another milestone passed

The keel laying ceremony of the DP3 cable laying vessel 'CLV Nexans Aurora' was held on 24 April 2019. The vessel is destined for the installation of subsea cables by Nexans, a global actor in cabling systems and services.