Oceanteam Power & Umbilical ASA announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent with SMD for a technologically advanced Heavy Duty Power Cable & Umbilical Plough. Delivery will be in October 2007. The plough has the capacity to bury umbilical or cable to a depth of 3m in a large range of soils.
Initially the plough will be deployed to service the offshore renewable industry. The plough is equipped to operate safely at a range of burial depths, the built in 250kw jetting facility increases performance in sands as does the diver less loading of the flexible. The product capacity is up to 300mm diameter with a 5m bend radius.
The purchase of this advanced burial equipment substantially enhances the capability of Oceanteam to deliver a complete lay and burial solution to its clients.