Jan De Nul orders an extra-large cable-laying vessel (CLV) at China’s CMHI Haimen shipyard, which, with its cable-carrying capability of 28,000 tonnes. She would be the world’s largest cable-laying vessel, making her good for putting in cables over longer distances and in deeper waters.

The vessel will probably be delivered in 2026.

Offshore wind farms go deeper and additional offshore, and the interconnectivity between nations and areas grow to be important for the economic system and vitality safety. Each markets as we speak require longer, stronger and heavier cables for deeper waters. For that motive, Jan De Nul continues to put money into set up property and human assets to serve the offshore vitality business.

We stand agency in our perception within the vitality transition. Following our earlier investments within the jack-up vessel Voltaire and crane vessel Les Alizés for the set up of the next-gen wind generators and their foundations, we now proceed with this magnificent cable-laying vessel. Due to her unprecedented capabilities, Fleeming Jenkin will probably be an ideal match for the interconnector and export cable markets.

..mentioned Philippe Hutse, Director Offshore Power Division at Jan De Nul Group.

As knowledgeable, Jan De Nul’s offshore set up fleet will rely 4 highly effective and various cable-laying vessels, subsequent to 2 offshore jack-up set up vessels, three floating crane set up vessels, 5 rock set up vessels and two multipurpose vessels.

This various fleet can’t function with no robust crew. Jan De Nul already began recruiting further crew and workers members to function Fleeming Jenkin. Supported by an in depth in-house coaching programme, a multidisciplinary crew of dynamic positioning officers, engineering technicians, tensioner carrousel operators, cable-laying superintendents, varied specialised offshore technicians and engineers in civil and mechanical engineering will probably be put collectively and grow to be a part of Jan De Nul’s main workforce specialised in offshore vitality.