Friday, 13 July 2018

British DP2 cable laying barge (ex-Smit Anambas 2001-2012) Cable Express 2012-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 5 July 2018

Buitenhaven Vlissingen, Netherlands 30 June 2017

United Kingdom-flagged, homeport Falmouth, England, IMO 8645806, MMSI 235093018 and call sign 2FOV9. In April 2014 was the Viktor Lenac shipyard, Rijeka, Croatia contracted to convert her from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying barge. On 6 May 2015 was her official sail out announced. Gross tonnage 9.01t tons, deadweight 10.543 tons and as dimensions 124,32 x 31,6 metres. Built by Esprit Engineering, Batam, Indonesia in 2001. Owned and managed by Prysmian Group UK, Eastleigh, United Kingdom. Ex-Smit Anambas renamed January 2012. Became in November 2012 property of the Prysumian Group due to the acquisition of Global Marine Systems Energy Limited.