Cable layer


Cable layer

A cable layer or cable ship is a deep-sea vessel designed and used to lay underwater cables for telecommunications, electricity, and such. A large superstructure, and one or more spools that feed off the transom distinguish it.

ee also

*Submarine communications cable
* List of international submarine communications cables
* Communications satellite
* Submarine power cable
* Transatlantic telegraph cable
* Transatlantic telephone cable
* Optical fibre

External links

* [http://www.ibiblio.org/maritime/media/index.php?cat=30 Photos of commercial cable layers]
* [http://www.alcatel.com/submarine/how/inputs/laying/laying.htm Animation of underwater cable-laying]
* [http://www.alcatel.com/submarine/how/inputs/repairing/repairing.htm Animation of underwater cable-repairing]
* [http://www.alcatel.com/submarine/vessels/index.htm Alcatel: Cable maintenance vessels]
* [http://www.tycotelecom.com/MarineServices/content.asp?page=ourfleet.asp Tyco Telecommunications - Marine Services]
* [http://www.medmer.net/ Med Mer - Marine Services]

References

*cite web | title=Tyco Telecommunications - Marine Services | url=http://www.tycotelecom.com/MarineServices/ | accessdate=November 14 | accessyear=2005
*cite web | title=http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/teledenmark/ | url=http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/teledenmark/ | accessdate=November 14 | accessyear=2005
*cite web | title=http://www.marine.francetelecom.com/en/ | url=http://www.marine.francetelecom.com/en/ | accessdate=February 5 | accessyear=2006
*cite web | title= Global Marine Systems Limited | url=http://www.globalmarinesystems.com/ | accessdate=November 14 | accessyear=2005
*cite web | title= NTT World Engineering Marine Corporation (NTT-WEM) | url=http://www.nttwem.co.jp/ | accessdate=November 14 | accessyear=2005
*cite web | title= S. B. Submarine Systems | url=http://www.sbsubmarinesystems.com/ | accessdate=November 14 | accessyear=2005
*cite web | title= Emirates Telecommunications & marine Services FZE| url=http://www.emarine.ae/ | accessdate=May 31 | accessyear=2006
*cite web | title= IT International Telecom Inc.| url=http://www.ittelecom.com/ | accessdate=June 13| accessyear=2006


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