Fiber Optic Optimized

Developed as a specialised FOC lay vessel.

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VARD 9 05 is specially designed and equipped for fiber optic cable lay operations with a high focus on good sea-keeping abilities, excellent station keeping performances and low fuel consumption. The vessel is environmentally friendly with focus on low emissions in accordance with and precautions equivalent to DNV GL CLEAN DESIGN requirements. The vessel is designed with Vard Design`s optimized hull form and bow shape incorporated in the design. The vessel is fitted with three cable tanks, an offshore crane, A-frame and cable-plough system together with state-of-the-art cable lay equipment. The vessel is fitted with a DP2 system, and the primary activities are:

•Fiber optic cable lay

•Fiber optic cable repair

•Survey and ROV operations

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Design specifications

Vard Design

Ship Designer

VARD 9 05

Vard Design

Fiber Optic Optimized

Type of Vessel

Technical specifications

136.6 m

length overall

22 m

breadth moulded

9.3 m

depth main deck

8 m

max scantling draught

8600 t


80 pers