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19 January 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 17:50 GMT+1

April 30, 2018

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Vard will construct a ship posacavi for the Prysmian group

The value of the contract is of about 170 million euros

The Vard Norwegian, society controlled from the Italian group Fincantieri, has received an order from the Prysmian group, world leader in the field of the systems in cable for energy and telecommunications, the planning and the construction of a ship posacavi. The value of the contract, included the special supplies of the shipowner, is of about 170 million euros.

Vard has specified that the unit will be specialized in advanced submarine activities and is destined to being most performing posacavi on its market of reference. Strengths will be the ability to operate in waters with advanced depths to the 2,000 meters and the possibility to use rotary carousels of last generation in order to lodge the cables underwater.

Vard and Prysmian are completing the project of the ship and, second the outline of activation of the contract, the beginning of the phase of construction is previewed at the end of 2018. The posacavi it will be realized entirely by the productive Network of the Vard group, comprised the main systems and the equipment, with delivery previewed within the end of 2020.

With a length of 172 meters and a width of 34, the posacavi it will be able to accommodate 120 people. Support through a variety of innovative systems of burial and to reduced environmental impact will be planned in order to execute complex operations of installation supplying, comprised plows submarines to high performance and systems of positioning to elevated precision.

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