NKT Victoria


NKT Victoria Complete Cable Lay Spread

In 2017, MAATS delivered the carousel deck spread and cable management system to the NKT Victoria, subsequently named NOR Shipping “Vessel of the Year 2017” due to its advanced functionality.

The design followed a top loading product philosophy for ‘soft handling’ purposes and includes an integrated cable lay control system with regenerative tensioners. MAATS completed FE Analysis throughout vessel design stage, progressing to design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of all equipment to DNV GL Cable Lay Vessel notation.

The equipment included –

  • On-deck 7,000t carousel with gooseneck and LCE
  • Under-deck 4,500t carousel and spooling arm
  • 90t horizontal lay system comprising 2-off in-line or parallel tensioners with skidding
  • Underbender and all interim roller pathways
  • Full control system c/w SCADA and data logging