C.S. Sovereign

Experienced DP2 cable installation and maintenance vessel

Overview

C.S. Sovereign is a multi-role DPS-2 vessel capable of undertaking both cable maintenance and installation projects. Her open deck enables her to deploy a variety of subsea vehicles and her powered turntables make her the ideal solution for a diverse range of offshore engineering activities.

C.S. Sovereign has been involved in many projects as well as being used as a charter vessel. Her accomplishments include: installation and burial of 30km of inter platform cable on the Fibre to Judy project in 2010 and completing the main lay installation operation, utilising the Atlas ROV and Cable Plough on the ValHall Clyde project.

Tech Specs

Vessel

Builders:
Van Der Giessen, Netherlands
Date built:
1991
Flag:
UK
Class:
ABS, A1, Ice Class 1C, 14445kw, AMS, ACCU DPS-2
Length overall:
130.7m
Breadth moulded:
21.00m
Designed draft:
7.014m
Gross tonnage:
11.242t
Maximum speed:
13.5kts
Main engines:
3
Bow thruster:
2
Stern thruster:
2
DP system:
DPS-2 Duplex C-Series
Berths:
78
Bollard pull:
80t

Fuel

Fuel capacity:
1.108t MGO

Communications

Satellite:
1 x VSAT SEATEL 4006. MTN Service Contract on KU Band
2 x Satcom B

Cable Tanks

Main cable tanks:
2 x 2,300t powered turntables in C/Tks 1 & 3. Basket height 5.50m
Outer diameter:
15.20m
Cone external diameter:
6.00m
Maximum load per tank:
2,200t
Wing tanks:
2
Internal diameter:
6.60m
Cone outer diameter:
2.45m
Maximum load per tank:
432t