The Cable Ship Ile D’aix has been tied up at International Telecoms base at Pier 9 for the past week. the French vessel is operated by ASN, or Alcatel Submarine Networks. Its purpose built for cable maintenance and repair, and is based at ASN’s facility in Calais. the ship arrived from St. John’s Nfld.
The General Cargo Ship Enna arrived a few weeks ago and rafted up alongside Siem Dorado at pier 9. Enna was carrying a load of cable handling equipment which will be installed on board the Siem Dorado.
Since arriving in May, IT Telecoms new cable ship IT Integrity has been undergoing fitout at Pier 9. The ship now looks to have cable handling gear installed, and the rear deck is considerably more cluttered then when the ship first arrived.
International Telecoms new Vessel IT Integrity arrived at pier 9 over the weekend. the cable ship is a Converted Offshore Supply Vessel, and its acquisition was announced in the beginning of April. the ship, compared to the rendering looks to be missing some equipment, so its likely going to spend some time alongside getting fitted out.
Markab returned to pier 9 this morning. it was last here Feb 8., before sailing to Bridgetown Barbados. Built in Norway in 1976, the ship now is operated by Furgo, and was likely conducting a subsea survey.