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History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network

CS Asean Restorer
by Bill Glover


Built in 1994 by Kvaerner Masa Yards, Turku.

Length 131.4 m. Breadth 21.8 m. Depth 6.5 m. Gross tonnage 11,156

Built for the International Cableship Pte Ltd. Fitted with three cable tanks with a total capacity of 4500 cubic metres or 7000 tonnes of cable. Two linear cable engines and two 4 metre diameter stern sheaves are fitted along with a stern 'A' frame.

On long term charter to the Asean Cableship Company for work under the SEAIOCMA (South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Cable Maintenance Agreement). Based at Singapore.

Copyright © 2007 FTL Design

Last revised: 11 May, 2007

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