ST-297 CLV

Nexans Aurora

Type of vessel:  Other
Design:  ST-297 CLV

150 m Cable Laying Vessel


This vessel, designated ST-297 CLV is a DP3 Cable Laying vessel developed by Skipsteknisk AS for Nexans. The vessel is specially designed for operation under severe weather conditions, and with high maneuverability and station keeping capabilities.

The vessel will be outfitted and prepared for the following duties:

  • Power Cable laying included bundle laying
  • Cable Jointing and Repair
  • Cable system protection and trenching

Follow the build process at Ulstein Yard here;


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Main Characteristics

Length over all  149.90 m
Deadweight  17000 t
Accommodation  90 persons
Carousel  10000 t
Fiber Optic Basket  450 t