Offshore contractor Jan De Nul has taken delivery of its multipurpose vessel “Isaac Newton”.
The delivery of the vessel, launched in March this year, took place at Croatian shipyard Uljanik on November 27, 2015.
The vessel is 138 meters long and 32 meters wide, with deadweight of 13,436 tonnes and is equipped for installing subsea cables, trench dredging and subsea rock installation.
In the cable laying mode, the vessel can install up to 10,500 ton of cable, and in the subsea rock installation mode, the vessel can install up to 10,000 ton of rock in a single load.
In addition, the ship may also be used for the transport of cargo on the open deck, such as wind turbine, or may be used as a working platform for construction tasks, subsea or offshore projects. In order to execute these tasks the ship is equipped with two deck cranes for subsea works.