NXT’s new cable laying vessel will be methanol fueled

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Danish-headquartered power cable designer, manufacturer and installer NKT has named its second cable laying vessel NKT Eleanora, meaning “shining light.” Under construction by Fincantieri Group member Vard to a design by Norway’s Salt Ship Design, it will be among the world’s first cable laying vessels designed to run on methanol,

NKT says the NKT Eleonora will boost the company’s offshore cable laying capacity and flexibility. The decision to invest in the vessel was announced in May last year...


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