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LOUIS DREYFUS TRAVOCEAN

Submarine cable installation

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Latest news

Repair of 2 IFA2000 cables on the beach

Jul 07, 2018

In 2018, Louis Dreyfus Travocean completed, on behalf of National Grid and RTE, the repair of 2 of the 8 submarine cables being part of the IFA2000 electrical link between France and England. The defects concerned 2 cables belonging to National Grid and were located on the beach of Sangatte (France), around 110 m away […]

Separate Shore-end ASC

May 24, 2018

Louis Dreyfus Travocean has launched the new portable DP system in Perth, Western Australia, for the installation of a 10km fiber optic shore end. This system, suitable for barges from 20 to 50m, was mobilized in Fremantle onboard the Robert Purnell, a local platform of 36 x 16 meters. Cable was surface laid using dynamic […]

Who are we?

Since its foundation in Marseille in 1977, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean acquired over the years a 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 its 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 – Head 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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Dunkirk base
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