Subsea Cable Plough

MD3 Cable Plough

The MD3 Subsea Cable Plough is designed to trench flexible products in a wide range of soils. Used for post or simultaneous lay and burial, it is able to continuously vary its trench depth – up to 3m – through a combination of an articulated chassis and skid control.

The MD3 is capable of laying and burying products with a MBR of between 1.5m and 2m and is able to work with cables with an Overall Diameter of between 20mm and 160mm.

The MD3 cable plough is ideally suited for trenching in a broad variety of seabed conditions, ranging from sands through to clays. The MD3 Cable Plough has been key in setting the standard for subsea cable ploughing operations worldwide.