The SX127 is a compact and versatile design, optimised for in-field cable laying operations. The vessel is prepared for operations with a power cable, including two underdeck carousels. With a high deadweight capacity of 7,200 tonnes, the vessel can carry a cable weight of 6,000 tonnes.
The current development is towards even larger vessels due to a growing demand for higher cable capacity. Our modular and flexible SX121 platform has been developed for export cabling, but can be adapted to high-capacity inter-array cable laying. The cable tank and carousel are placed either on the deck or below the deck if requested. The vessel has a high deadweight capacity of up to 9,000 tonnes, enabling cable capacities of up to 6,500 tonnes. The vessel also has a bollard pull of up to 90 tonnes for ploughing.
Shallow water cable laying vessel
ULSTEIN SX182 is a new, CAPEX-friendly multipurpose offshore construction vessel suitable for offshore and shallow water operations. The vessel offers an unprecedented combination of deck area, accommodation and station-keeping capability for a compact vessel.
Ulstein Design & Solutions provides the concept and basic cable laying designs as well as various design services, engineering, power integration and electrical services, site follow-up and turnkey shipbuilding deliveries. We have our own shipyard, Ulstein Verft, renowned for high-quality, on-time deliveries.