It will extend Deep-Ocean's capabilities in the larger cable-laying
end of the market, allowing the company to focus on major sea interconnector projects alongside its oil and gas work.
The joint venture, dubbed Visser & Smit Marine Contracting Holding BV, will operate two cable-laying
However, the involvement with what was just one of those customers has led FHP to develop what is now a very much in-demand expertise - subsea cable-laying
The pounds 7.2m, two-month "spectacular" job involved splitting and lengthening cable-laying
ship Nexans Skagerrak.
Dredging and cable-laying
companies in Denmark will be able to claim from the same aid scheme as the one reserved until now for maritime transport ships, which exempts ship owners from having to pay income tax and social security contributions for the seafarers they employ.
The Norwegian offshore vessels operator DOF ASA said on Friday (6 August) that it had agreed to terminate a six-year charter agreement for its cable-laying
and ROV (remotely operated vehicle) support vessel Skandi Neptune with CTC.
The Norwegian group Hydralift has received a NOK50m contract for fiberoptic cable-laying
equipment from the US company Caldwell Cable Venture Inc.
The company is investing $30m in a new cable-laying
ship which will be able to embed cables three meters deeper than traditional ships.
Roberts was later seen with a "black box" video recording of the 1995 cable-laying
job off Norfolk.
The British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has announced contracts worth a total of about GBP100 million (Euro 160 million) for the supply of equipment for cable-laying
craft and ancillary vessels for the offshore petroleum industry.