ASV Pioneer

Flexible power cable repair vessel

The ASV Pioneer is a uniquely versatile vessel that is fully mobilised with a flexible power cable repair spread, capable of undertaking power cable repairs, shore-end replacements and new cable installation operations from grounding out on the shore approach to a water depth of at least 50m. The 8-point mooring system gives the vessel outstanding position keeping capabilities and the 2,000te carousel and associated equipment gives the vessel extended potential for the most complex cable operations. The high state of readiness of the ASV Pioneer will ensure a quick and efficient response to any emergency cable repair operations.

Tech Specs

General

Builders
Nantong Tongcheng Ship
Manufacturing Co., Ltd China
Date built
2007
Flag
Singapore
Class
ABS
Length, breadth, depth
100m x 30.5m x 6m
Maximum draft
4.8m
Normal operational
2.3m
Working sea depth
150m
Deck Capacity
15te /m²
Fuel
600m³
Fresh water
1,300m³
Black water
600m³
Free deck area
1,400m²

Equipment

Generators
3 x 900kW at 440v 60Hz 3ph
Emergency Generator
1 x 900kW at 440v 60Hz 3ph
Mooring
4 x 100te brake double drum.
Winches equipped with 1,100m x
57mm wire.
Anchors
8 x 7te Delta Flipper easily
upgradeable
Goose Neck Fairleads
8 x 200te MBL
RO Plant
Capacity 290m³ per day max
Sewage Treatment
Capacity 250 persons black water,
120 persons black & grey water
Service Crane
7.5te at 25m
Lifeboats
2 x 100 person totally enclosed
Liferafts
12 x 25 man
Fenders
8 x 2m diam x 3.5m Yokohamas
Smit Brackets
6 x 80te
Navigational equipment
Full navigational survey suite
contained in winch control area

Cable Repair Spread

Carousel
2,000te (expandable to 4,000te)
Loading Tower
5m MBR complete with 10te tower
tensioner
Deck Tensioner
2 x 15te horizontal tracked deck
tensioners
Chutes & Trackway
4.5m MBR throughout