Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi Energia S.p.A. was awarded a Contract by Basslink PTY Ltd. for the supply installation and protection of a 400KV DC submarine cable system between Victoria and Tasmania.
Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi Energia S.p.A. as a main contractor for the above project apppointed Assodivers for the execution of the protection of the underwater cable bundle for a total length of 39.5 Km.
Assodivers used the Assotrencher IV trenching vehicle equipped with a mechanical cutter in the shape of a wheel, to create a trench of suitable dimensions for the protection of the cables in hard seabed soil structure with a depth of i approx. 0.5m. And a trench width shall be approx. 0.3 m.
Cable burial through the hard seabed sections provided cable protection with minimum disturbance to seabed soil.
- ContractorPirelli Cavi e Sistemi Energia SpA./ Asso.subsea Ltd.
- Cable Diameter121mm / 260mm
- Trenching Length & Burial Depth54.635 km / DOB 0.5m
- Max Water Depth80m
Some of the services we provided for Basslink (Australia) - Subsea Cable Protection