DeepOcean UK awarded trenching contract

DeepOcean UK has been awarded a contract by Prysmian Group for trenching services on the Western HVDC Link project.

DeepOcean’s scope of work includes pre‐lay survey, pre‐lay grapnel run, post‐trench survey and trenching of over 560km of HVDC cable in water depths up to 165m.

DeepOcean says it will will utilise its PCP2 power cable plough to trench approximately 425km of cable, which will be deployed from the Go Pegasus vessel, chartered by DeepOcean.

Offshore works will commence in the second half of 2014.