The Jan De Nul Group has ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
The vessel, which will be 138m-long with a deadweight of 10,500-tonne, will be a multipurpose vessel, able to carry out trenching and offshore support, subsea rock installation and a cable laying.
In the cable laying mode, the vessel will be able to install up to 10,000-tonne of cable and will be equipped with a 5500-tonne capacity turntable above deck and a 4500-tonne capacity turntable below deck, along with tensioners as required by the project, chute and auxiliary equipment.
In the subsea rock installation mode, the vessel will be able to install up to 10,000-tonne of rock in a single load by using the aft stone hopper, with a capacity of 3000-tonne, and the midship hopper, with a capacity of 7000-tonne, along with the two excavators and the fall pipe for accurate rock installation at up to 200m water depth.
In the combination mode any combination of the above will be possible up to the carrying capacity of the vessel.
The vessel will be delivered in 2015 and will be the 76th vessel in the fleet of Jan De Nul Group.