Friday, August 6, 2021
Friday, December 18, 2020
Van Oord Orders Next Generation Cable Laying Vessel at Vard
Rotterdam-based cable laying firm Van Oord has placed an order at Fincantieri-owned Vard for the construction of a next-generation cable laying vessel to serve the offshore wind market. The vessel...
Friday, September 13, 2019
Melting Arctic Means New, and Faster, Subsea Cables
By Thomas Pfeiffer and Ilya Khrennikov (Bloomberg) –Global warming has opened up Arctic passages to new shipping routes. Now the melting ice is handing an opportunity to other industries. Submarine...
Friday, May 24, 2019
Orange’s Sea Cable Repair Fleet Looks Beyond Investment Boom
By Angelina Rascouet (Bloomberg) — For decades, ships owned by French phone carrier Orange SA have traveled the world’s oceans, installing and fixing the undersea cables that carry internet traffic...
Friday, July 6, 2018
Ulstein to Build Advanced, DP3 Cable Layer for Nexen
Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has secured a contract from French cable company Nexans to construct a large, DP3 cable laying vessel to support the growing demand for clean energy. The advanced...
Monday, September 21, 2015
Friday, July 24, 2015
WATCH: Subsea Cable-Layer Maersk Connector Launched
The Damen-built subsea support vessel Maersk Connector was launched Thursday at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. The vessel is owned and operated by Maersk Supply Service and is built to contract...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Friday, August 10, 2012
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Submarine Cable Map – Charting Your Overseas Internet Connection
Have you ever wondered where the cables go that connect your computer to web sites overseas? Well if you live in the USA and are visiting a website in Asia...
Friday, April 8, 2011
Interesting Ship – ‘Ile De Sein’ to recover Air France Flight 447 data recorder
© StÃ©phane Saissi Cable laying vessel “Ile De Sein” selected to recover Air France flight 447 data recorder This weeks interesting ship is the Ile De Sein. Built in 2001,...
Monday, December 22, 2008
Undersea Cable Repairs Are Underway in Mediterranean
A French team of engineers on board the cable repair ship Raymond Croze have begun to repair the underwater cables that were severed late last week in the Mediterranean. The...
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Friday, April 11, 2008
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
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