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Windtech International May June 2024 issue

 

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Palfinger Marine has been selected to supply marine solutions for the new cable laying vessel Vard GroupPalfinger Marine has been contracted to supply an equipment package for a new cable laying vessel designed and under construction at Vard for Prysmian.
 
The package from Palfinger for the new vessel consists of a large A-frame for plough operations, an active heave-compensated lifting/towing winch, one towing winch, one quadrant/auxiliary winch, two auxiliary winches, and one towing roller. Additionally, the vessel will be fitted with access equipment including one tension elevator with hatch cover, two mooring platforms, two provision platforms, and two remotely operated vehicle (ROV) doors with L-hatches. Finally, Palfinger will supply a life-saving appliance (LSA) package encompassing two lifeboats, two fast rescue boats with davits, two life raft davits, and six fenders. The new vessel of Vard 9 18 design has a length of 191 metres and a beam of 34 metres. The cable laying vessel will be equipped with three carousels with a total capacity above 19,000 tons and it will feature DP3 positioning and seakeeping systems.
 
Image courtesy Vard Group
 
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