Shannon River Project


ABCO Marine (IRL) Ltd was contracted by ASSO Divers to excavate 7No. Marine Trenches in preparation for the Installation of HVAC cables. Upin installation and survey, the submarine cable was to protected by placing filter bags from C57 Jack Up Barge. With all marine trenches backfilled, re-instating seabed to original levesl as per marine license.

Excavation/Backfill operations were completed from C57 Red Squirrel Jack Up Barge utilising ABCO's long reach exactors. The site activities were supported by ABCO Divers Ltd assisting with rock filter bag placement & ABCO Survey completing verification surveys.

Mobilisation of C57 Red Squirrel Jack-Up Barge from Foynes Harbour via road transport, with all equipment loaded onto barge before departing harbour to works area.

Project Information

Excavation of 7No. Shallow trenches in preparation for installation of HVAC cables. Placement of stone filter bags & re-instatement of seabed. Works undertook overwater from Jack Up Barge, supported by a multicat workboat for barge positioning and marine transfer of personnel and materials.


ASSO Divers


December 2015 - April 2016

Client Representatives

Mr Lambros Merkouris ASSO Divers


Submarine Cable Landing

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