LOUIS DREYFUS TRAVOCEAN

Submarine cable installation

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2017-IFA-2
Repair of 4 IFA 2000 cables

Apr 11, 2017

At the beginning of 2017, Louis Dreyfus Travocean repaired on behalf of RTE and National Grid 4 of the 8 submarine cables being part of the IFA2000 electrical link between France and England. The cables of this link are buried in pairs, and form 4 routes about 1 km apart from one another. The defaults […]

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AL NASR QAFFAY Project

Feb 24, 2017

Al Qaffay island, in the UAE, is a private island located 26km off the western coasts of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. At the end of 2016, this island was connected to the mainland electricity grid through a 33kV link. Travocean Middle East performed the submarine cable part of this installation for the account of Al […]

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

All our projects

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.

All our machines

Contact Us

Louis Dreyfus Travocean – Main Office
ZA Athélia V
78 avenue des grenadiers
13600 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