KCS Takes Delivery of Cable Laying Newbuild

Photo: Colombo Dockyard

Colombo Dockyard has delivered the cable laying vessel built for Kokusai Cable Ship (KCS) Japan.

This is the biggest ever vessel, price-wise as well as length-wise, built by Colombo Dockyard.

Th CLV is 113.1 meters in length, 21.5 meters in breadth, 8.8 m depth, with a maximum load laying draught of approximately 7.1 meters has a deadweight carrying capacity of 5,757 DWT and a speed of 14.5 knots with accommodation facilities for 80 persons.

This vessel is intended for subsea operation and cable installation and repair works of ‘optical cables’ as well as power cables. For the handling of power cables, the forward tank has been fitted with a carousel system with a spooling arm.

The basic design and production drawings for the construction were supplied by VARD Designs, Norway. The Vessel is built to ClassNK classification society standards and meets the regulatory requirements of the Japanese Government (JG requirements).

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