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Cableships of the World

Updated Wednesday 13 January 2021
This page shows some of the major submarine cableships operating in the world today. The compilation is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended to be a complete list. Additions are at the discretion of ICPC. To add (or change) any details please contact the ICPC Secretary.

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Antonio Meucci
Country of registration: Bridgetown, Barbados
Cableship Name: Antonio Meucci
Baseport: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Owner/Operator: IT International Telecom Inc. / Orange Marine
Purpose: Repair / Lay
Cable Capacity: 2,600 tonnes
Notes: ROV / Plough Capability.

IT Intrepid
Country of registration: Bridgetown, Barbados
Cableship Name: IT Intrepid
Baseport: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Owner/Operator: IT International Telecom Inc.
Purpose: Repair / Lay / Remedial
Cable Capacity: 1,700 tonnes
Notes: Plough / ROV Capability. Capable of bow or stern operations.

Telepaatti
Country of registration: Finland
Cableship Name: Telepaatti
Baseport: Turku, Finland

Owner/Operator: Relacom Finland Ltd.
Purpose: Lay, Survey & Repair
Cable Capacity: 250 tons
Notes: Plough/ROV capability - Length 42.6 metres, Beam 7.5 metres

Ile d'Aix
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Ile d'Aix
Baseport: Calais, France

Owner/Operator: Alcatel Submarine Networks / ASN Marine
Purpose: Repair
Cable Capacity: 4,000 tons
Notes: Plough / ROV Capability

Ile de Batz
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Ile de Batz
Baseport: Worldwide

Owner/Operator: Alcatel Submarine Networks / ASN Marine
Purpose: Lay / Repair
Cable Capacity: 5,500 tons
Notes: Plough / ROV Capability

Ile de Brehat
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Ile de Brehat
Baseport: Worldwide

Owner/Operator: Alcatel Submarine Networks / ASN Marine
Purpose: Repair / Lay
Cable Capacity: 5,500 tons
Notes: ROV / Plough Capability

Ile de Sein
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Ile de Sein
Baseport: Worldwide

Owner/Operator: Alcatel Submarine Networks / ASN Marine
Purpose: Repair / Lay
Cable Capacity: 5,500 tons
Notes: Plough Capability

Léon Thévenin
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Léon Thévenin
Baseport: Cape Town

Owner/Operator: Orange Marine
Purpose: Repair/Lay
Cable Capacity: 1000 tons
Notes: ROV capability

Peter Faber
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Peter Faber
Baseport: Mindelo, Cape Verde

Owner/Operator: OMS Group
Purpose: Installation / Repair
Cable Capacity: 1000 tons / 362 m3
Notes: ROV Capability

Pierre de Fermat
Country of registration: France
Cableship Name: Pierre de Fermat
Baseport: Brest

Owner/Operator: Orange Marine
Purpose: Survey / Lay / Repair
Cable Capacity: 2,300 Tonnes
Notes: ROV Capability


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