LOUIS DREYFUS TRAVOCEAN

Submarine cable installation

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SAFANIYA trenching project

Oct 30, 2014

In October 2014, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean completed a 115kV submarine power composite cable trenching project on the Safaniya 2 oil field for Mc Dermott and Saudi Aramco as final client. Louis Dreyfus TravOcean’s 30t trencher crawler fitted with a 1.3m cutting wheel has been mobilised onboard the INT406 cable installation barge and 7.4km of submarine […]

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Trenching trials – EMF

Sep 09, 2014

From May to June 2014, Louis Dreyfus Travocean performed a series of trenching trials on the 3 offshore wind farm sites of Fécamp, Courseulles and Saint-Nazaire. These trials were awarded by Eolien Maritime France as part of the development and the construction of offshore wind farms in France, in order to assess in-situ the performance of […]

Who are we?

Founded in 1977 in Marseilles, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean acquired over the years an unique expertise in the fields of submarine cable installation and protection,

covering all types of seabed (from very soft to very hard), in shallow waters as well as all cable types (fibre optic, electric cables or umbilical cables).

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Services

Louis Dreyfus TravOcean specializes in the installation and protection of submarine cables and offers services ranging from route selection to maintenance and repair of submarine links, through loading of cable at manufacturing plant and of course submarine cables laying and protection.

We charter support vessels adapted to our projects and we mobilize our equipment on board such vessels worldwide.

Beyond its cable laying and protection activities, Louis Dreyfus Travocean designs and builds equipment necessary for its operations.

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Laying and protection
of submarine cables

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Able to work
all over the world

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Design & development
subsea systems

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Our projects

OUR REFERENCES IN SUBMARINE CABLES INSTALLATION
Louis Dreyfus TravOcean uses his skills and expertise in different sectors of the offshore industry, and performs in particular :

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OFFSHORE WINDFARM

Post burial of infield power cables and installation of export power cables between mainland and offshore windfarms

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POWER CABLE

Power cables installation between mainland and islands

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FIBRE OPTIC CABLE

Shore ends in shallow waters, mainly for fibre optic cables

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OIL AND GAS

Installation of cables and umbilicals between platforms, post burial of pipelines in shallow waters, J-tube pulling in Oil and Gas sector

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Subsea systems

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF TAILOR-MADE EQUIPEMENT

Beyond its cable laying and protection activities, Louis Dreyfus Travocean designs and builds burial machines necessary for its operations
(trenchers, vibrating ploughs, jetting sledges, deburial crawler, ROVs).

This capability to design and manufacture tailor-made equipment allows Louis Dreyfus TravOcean to be very responsive
and to offer solutions tailored to the needs of its customers.

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Contact Us

Louis Dreyfus Travocean – Main Office
Le Mistral C – ZA Athélia IV
375 av. du Mistral
CS 60136 – 13703 LA CIOTAT FRANCE
Tel : +33 (0)4 42 18 34 00
Fax : +33 (0)4 42 70 46 64
E-mail : ldtravocean@ldtravocean.com
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IFAMER – Port 5010 Quai du Braek – Route de Mardyck
59279 MARDYCK FRANCE
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Middle East base
TRAVOCEAN ME P.O. Box 44084 – Abu Dhabi
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES