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Cableships of the World

Updated Thursday 17 September 2020
This page shows some of the major submarine cableships operating in the world today. The compilation is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended to be a complete list. Additions are at the discretion of ICPC. To add (or change) any details please contact the ICPC Secretary.

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Pierre de Fermat
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Pierre de Fermat
Baseport: Brest

Owner/Operator: Orange Marine
Purpose: Survey / Lay / Repair
Cable Capacity: 2,300 Tonnes
Notes: ROV Capability

Raymond Croze
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Raymond Croze
Baseport: La Seyne sur Mer, France

Owner/Operator: Orange Marine
Purpose: Repair/Lay
Cable Capacity: 1300 tons
Notes: ROV capability

René Descartes
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: René Descartes
Baseport: La Seyne sur Mer, France

Owner/Operator: Orange Marine
Purpose: Lay/Repair
Cable Capacity: 5800 tons
Notes: Plough and ROV capabilities

Cable Empowered
Country of registration: Indonesia
Cableship Name: Cable Empowered
Baseport: Batam, Malaysia

Owner/Operator: Optic Marine Services International Limited
Purpose: Shallow Water Cable Layer
Cable Capacity: 450 tonnes / 220 m3
Notes: Plough Capability

Ile de Re
Country of registration: Indonesia
Cableship Name: Ile de Re
Baseport: Jakarta, Indonesia

Owner/Operator: PT. PLO (Pelayran Lintas Optik) / Optic Marine Services International Limited
Purpose: Installation / Repair
Cable Capacity: 5,040 tons
Notes: ROV / 3m Plough Capability

Teneo
Country of registration: Indonesia
Cableship Name: Teneo
Baseport: Jakarta, Indonesia

Owner/Operator: Optic Marine Services International Limited / PT. PLO (Pelayran Lintas Optik)
Purpose: Installation / Repair
Cable Capacity: 575 tons / 452 m3
Notes: Plough / ROV capability

Seaway Aimery
Country of registration: Isle of Man
Cableship Name: Seaway Aimery
Baseport: Eemshaven, The Netherlands

Owner/Operator: Seaway Offshore Cables GmbH
Purpose: Cable lay vessel with repair capability
Cable Capacity: 4,250 tonnes
Notes: 2x Work-Class ROV and 1x Trenching ROV. Focus on renewable energy projects.

Seaway Phoenix
Country of registration: Isle of Man
Cableship Name: Seaway Phoenix
Baseport: Eemshaven, The Netherlands

Owner/Operator: Seaway Offshore Cables GmbH
Purpose: Cable lay vessel with repair capability
Cable Capacity: 4,000 tonnes
Notes: 2x Work-Class ROV and 1x Trenching ROV. Focus on renewable energy projects.

Giulio Verne
Country of registration: Italy
Cableship Name: Giulio Verne
Baseport: Castellamare Di Stabia, Naples, Italy

Owner/Operator: Pirelli
Purpose: Lay and Repair
Cable Capacity: 8000 Tons
Notes: Plough and ROV Capability

Teliri
Country of registration: Italy
Cableship Name: Teliri
Baseport: Catania, Italy

Owner/Operator: Elettra Tlc S.p.A.
Purpose: Repair / Lay
Cable Capacity: 2500 tons
Notes: Plough / ROV capability


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