ULSTEIN SX228 as seen from starboard fore, a cable layer for fibre optic cabling.

SX228 Fibre CLV

The SX228 cable layer has a large deadweight of 8,400t and a cable capacity of 5,500t. Being optimised as a fibre cable layer, the vessel is also prepared for future operations with power cable including strengthening for underdeck carousel in the forward cable tank.

Vessel Type
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Primary Specifications

121.7 m
23 m
Dead weight
8,400 t
Draught (max)
7.2 m
Speed (max)
14 kn
80 POB
Cable capacity
5,500 t
Note: Subject to selected variant configuration
  • SX228 ULSTEIN SB Aft

Two cable lines are placed inside an enclosed working area, and the vessel has an ROV hangar for the trencher.

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Lars Ståle Skoge

Commercial Director

Ulstein Design & Solutions AS

Ulstein Design & Solutions AS