Modus and Global Marine extend contract for trenching services

Modus has secured a contract extension with the Global Marine Group for the delivery of trenching services for cable installation.

Modus is currently supplying Global Marine with a jet trencher on board the DP2 cable installation, maintenance and repair vessel CS Recorder to support the laying of power cables.

Steve Spark, project manager at Modus, said: “The contract extension to December 2023 signifies the established relationship Global Marine Group and Modus have that is necessary to undertake leading subsea service operations.”

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Built in 2000, the vessel, formerly known as the Maersk Recorder, joined the Global Marine fleet back in 2017.

It is equipped with a 60t A-frame system and a 60t tow winch. The two main cable tanks allow for the installation of up to 5,200t of submarine fibre optic cable. A further 1,000t of cable may be carried in the two ancillary tanks.

Earlier this year, Modus secured a contract extension with Prysmian to continue supporting the Italian cabling giant’s projects.

The UK-based subsea services contractor is supplying Prysmian with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and operators to support the laying of power cables across Europe and America.

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