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Advanced trenching equipment

for laying underwater pipelines and cables

The CBT range draws on SMD’s experience of track driven vehicles, trenching and product handling subsea to provide a soft to hard ground burial solution in one neat package.

A fully amphibious vehicle, each CBT comes equipped with a selection of powerful chain cutter trenching tools, dredge pumps and jet legs.

Well proven chain cutter deployment systems allow pre or post-lay burial of cables up to 300mm diameter and 5.0m MBR, and pipelines up to 1.5m diameter.

  • 500, 800, 1100, 2100, 2400, 3200hp of installed power
  • 25Te to 220Te weight in air
  • Pre and post lay cable burial possible
  • Comprehensive instrumentation and surveillance systems available
  • 1500mm max pipe diameters with pipe handling up to 75Te each