History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
Built 1992 by Hijos de J. Barreras S.A., Vigo
Length 81 m Breadth 14 m Draught 5 m Gross tonnage 3051
Built for Telecommunicaciones Marinas S.A., Santa Cruz de Tenerife, for cable laying, repair and flexible pipe laying. Now operated by Tycom.
Fitted with two cable tanks, two bow sheaves and one stern sheave. Cable machinery is enclosed within the main cable deck.
Copyright © 2007 FTL Design
Last revised: 2 October, 2007
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