Cable & pipe lay

Ensuring the safety and reliability of offshore cable and pipe lay operations in the offshore energy industry.

Altrad Sparrows Cable & Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division, formerly Baricon, is one of the industry’s most knowledgeable and trusted suppliers of hydraulic and electric cable and pipe lay equipment. Our range of products are used for handling subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF), fibre optic and subsea power cables.

We deliver full technical support to install and operate equipment, giving our customers the right expertise and advice throughout their project.

Our range of services include the sale and rental of equipment as well as engineering solutions, troubleshooting and equipment refurbishment and upgrade.

The equipment we have expertise in includes: tensioners, overboarding systems, carousels, loaders and baskets, under rollers, reel drive systems, level wind and dynamometers, installation and transport reels and pipe straighteners.

We offer a diverse range of ancillary equipment to complement our products and services including: lay chutes, compensators, deck deflectors, roller paths, and hydraulic and electrical power units.

Our global network of workshops means we can carry out equipment maintenance and upgrades to any cable and pipe lay equipment across the word. This local capability is backed by our large number of technicians that can be quickly mobilised at short notice to support a project anywhere in the world.

Visit our services pages to find out more about how we support customers at every stage of the equipment life cycle.