Eagle Texas, the world’s first Modular Capture Vessel (MCV)

Eagle Texas, the world’s first Modular Capture Vessel (MCV)

Eagle Texas, the world’s first Modular Capture Vessel (MCV)Project description

  • MVCs operate as normal tankers, but could be deployed for containment services in the event of a deep-water incident
  • Built by Drydocks World (Dubai) for Singapore based AET operating in the Gulf of Mexico.

Customer challenges

  • A first-of-a-kind enhancement project to combine storage with containment
  • Incorporate new and emerging technologies
  • Enhance safety and efficiency.

Nexans solutions

  • Complete turnkey provision of all vital cables, meeting specifications of oil-resistance, Halogen-Free Fire-Resistance, etc
  • 292 km of energy, lighting, instrumentation, communications and control cables were used in the project
  • Full Corporate Social Responsibility in keeping the environmental goals of shipbuilders and energy developers.