The Van Oord cable layer is based on the Damen Offshore Carrier, a multipurpose vessel design with a flush working deck, Heavy Lift, RoRo and offshore installation capabilities suitable for multiple markets.Watch the video
Damen and Van Oord worked closely together to build the 'Nexus' to a very tight deadline. Do you want to know how the 'Nexus' is the connecting factor in the offshore wind industry? Then please have a look at the video.Watch the video
In the design process particular attention was paid to the bow and hull. The new distinctive, sleek bow and slender hull enables the vessel to sustain its speed and course in head seas, as well as helping to reduce fuel consumption. The bow design results in less acceleration and slamming has been reduced to a very low level, improving comfort and safety.
The DOC fulfils the latest market demands because it can be equipped with a DP3 system. This makes the DOC extremely stable, ensuring safe loading/unloading operations offshore.