Nexans Aurora

The vessel will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, cable jointing and repair and cable system protection and trenching. The vessel is developed for operations in rough weather and has high manoeuvrability and station keeping capabilities.

Vessel type

Cable lay

Design

External design

Built by

Ulstein Verft AS

Year

2021

Owned by

Nexans Subsea Operations

Yard number

314

Designed by

Skipsteknisk AS, Ålesund

Ordered by

Nexans Subsea Operations

Operated by

Nexans Subsea Operations

Principal dimensions

Length:
149.9 m
Beam:
31 m
Dead weight:
17,000 tonnes
Accommodation:
90 POB

Note: Subject to selected variant configuration

Capacities

Cable capacity:
10,000 t
Fibre optic basket:
450 t

Ship history

July 2018: Nexans Subsea Operations has signed a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Verft on the construction of a large, DP3 cable laying vessel.

Please contact us for more information

Ulstein Verft AS

P. O. Box 158
NO-6067 Ulsteinvik
Norway


Tel: +47 7000 8000

gr@ulstein.com