Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft has contracted Hydroniq Coolers to deliver the seawater cooling system to a cable lay vessel it is constructing for Nexans Subsea Operations.
The CLV Nexans Aurora will play a vital role in the installation of Nexans HV submarine cables that will connect offshore wind farms to the grid, supporting the electrification of offshore petroleum installations and creating interconnectors between countries.
Under the contract, Aalesund-based Hydroniq Coolers will supply its Pleat seawater cooling system for the CLV Nexans Aurora. The Pleat coolers will provide cooling of the vessels main engine and auxiliary systems through the use of seawater.
The patented Pleat is a module-based titanium cooler for seawater to freshwater, with design pressure 6 bars and a design temperature of 0 95°C.
Hydroniq Coolers will manufacture and assemble the Pleat cooler at its headquarters in Aalesund, Norway, and deliver it to Ulstein Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway.
Hydroniq Coolers delivers marine cooling solutions to vessels that operate within offshore, shipping, cruise, passenger transport, fishery and fish farming.