France Telecom Marine to get new cable ship

By Curious

Orange's subsidiary France Telecom Marine that was founded with the idea of maintaining submarine cables for the use for telecommunications sector has informed that will work also in the marine-based renewable energy sector.

The intentions of France Telecom Marine are serious and for proving this the company has ordered a new cable ship that will be ready by the summer of 2014. The purchase will be called Pierre de Fermat and will have to maintain submarine cables.
The new ship will be long 100m, breadth of 21.5m, loaded draft of 7.1m and max speed of 15,5 knots.