Prysmian Powerlink Services are the manufacturers and installers of submarine power cables. They were awarded a demanding project in California to install power cables in deep water with onerous environmental requirements.  To undertake this project, they appointed Longitude to prepare the design of a DP2 cable installation barge.  The activities included:-

  • Concept design and design specification
  • Stability, powering and motions response calculations
  • Machinery selection and DP system layout
  • Basic design
  • Shipyard selection
  • Detailed design review
  • Stability and DP2 FMEA documentation