CS Sovereign

From SpottingWorld, the Hub for the SpottingWorld network...
Name: CS Sovereign
Owner: Global Marine Systems
Operator: Global Marine Systems
Port of registry: Southampton, the United Kingdom
Ordered: November 1989
Builder: Van der Giessen de Noord,
the Netherlands
In service: 1992
Identification: ABS class no.: 91143143
Call sign: MNNU8
IMO number: 8918629
MMSI no.: 232892000
Status: Operational
Notes: [1]
General characteristics
Class and type: ABS Ice Class 1C 14445 kw, AMS, ACCU, DPS2
Tonnage: 7,417 DWT
11,242 GRT
3,372 NT
Length: 130.7 m (429 ft)
Beam: 21 m (69 ft)
Draught: 7.014 m (23.01 ft)
Depth: 13 m (43 ft)
Installed power: 10,200 kW, 2 x Stork-Wärtsilä
Propulsion: 2 x Lips steerable nozzles
Speed: 14 kn (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Crew: 76
Notes: [1]

CS Sovereign is a class DP2 type cable ship used for subsea cable installation and repair works. The ship was designed by Hart Fenton & Company and built by Van der Giessen de Noord in 1992 for BT Marine (Global Marine Systems).[2]

CS Sovereign has four cable tanks. Two main tanks have capacity of 1,327 cubic metres (46,900 cu ft) or 2,668 tonnes each. Two wing tanks have capacity of 199 cubic metres (7,000 cu ft) or 432 tonnes each. The vessel is equipped with two hydraulic powered drums with 3.5 metres (11 ft) in diameter and four wheel pair haul-off gears.[1][3]

Main cable works