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Monday, October 2, 2023
Jan De Nul Orders XL Cable Layer to Facilitate Energy Transition
Shipping

Jan De Nul Orders XL Cable Layer to Facilitate Energy Transition

Belgian maritime services company Jan De Nul has announced the order of an extra-large cable-laying vessel at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. The vessel, named

October 2, 2023
Total Views: 1869

Saturday, September 30, 2023
Illustration of cable laying ship, courtesy of P&O Maritime Logistics
Shipping

Britain Backs Undersea Cable To Tap Moroccan Renewable Power

LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain has designated a plan to build a subsea cable carrying renewable energy from Morocco as a project of

September 30, 2023
Total Views: 2432

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
An illustration of Nexans' next-generation cable laying vessel. Image courtesy Ulstein
Shipbuilding

Ulstein to Build Next-Generation Cable Layer in Norway

French-based electrification company Nexans has entered into a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Group shipyard Ulstein Verft for the construction of a large

September 26, 2023
Total Views: 1456

Thursday, July 6, 2023
A view of cable ship CS Dependable at a port in Taichung
Shipping

Inside the Subsea Cable Firm Secretly Helping America Take On China

By Joe Brock July 6 (Reuters) – On Feb. 10 last year, the cable ship CS Dependable appeared off the coast of the island of Diego Garcia, an Indian

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 4519

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Cable Repair Ship To Arrive Tonga on Sunday
Shipping

Cable Repair Ship To Arrive Tonga on Sunday

(Reuters) – A specialist ship on its way to restore a vital communications cable linking Tonga to the rest of the world is expected to reach the

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 2677

Friday, August 6, 2021
Russian Arctic Cable Layer
Offshore

Russia Starts Arctic Cable Laying Project

By Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) – Russia on Friday begins laying its first undersea fiber optic communications cable through the Arctic as part of a

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 2163

Friday, December 18, 2020
Van Oord Orders Next Generation Cable Laying Vessel at Vard
Offshore

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

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 4831

Friday, September 13, 2019
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Offshore

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

September 13, 2019
Total Views: 138

Friday, May 24, 2019
Orange Marine's Rene Descartes cable laying ship
Maritime News

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

May 24, 2019
Total Views: 68

Friday, July 6, 2018
Ulstein to Build Advanced, DP3 Cable Layer for Nexen
Maritime News

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

July 6, 2018
Total Views: 35

Monday, September 21, 2015
ABB Orders Advanced Cable Laying Vessel at Kleven
News

ABB Orders Advanced Cable Laying Vessel at Kleven

Swiss power technology ABB says it is investing in a new state-of-the-art cable ship to boost capacity and flexibility of its subsea cable installation

September 21, 2015
Total Views: 34

Friday, July 24, 2015
WATCH: Subsea Cable-Layer Maersk Connector Launched
News

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

July 24, 2015
Total Views: 111

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
submarine cables 2014
News

The Subsea Interweb

Below the surface of the ocean, wrapping invisibly around the planet covered mostly with fine mud particles and the carcasses of dead organisms is the

January 29, 2014
Total Views: 146

Friday, August 10, 2012
Cable Ship Erupts in Flames Off Namibian Coast
Uncategorized

Cable Ship Erupts in Flames Off Namibian Coast

A cable laying ship returning from a repair job off the coast of Namibia erupted in flames and smoke earlier this week, forcing all 56 crew members to abandon

August 10, 2012
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
2012 Submarine Cable Map
Blog

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

March 7, 2012
Total Views: 1874

Friday, April 8, 2011
Interesting Ship – ‘Ile De Sein’ to recover Air France Flight 447 data recorder
Blog

Interesting Ship – ‘Ile De Sein’ to recover Air France Flight 447 data recorder

© Stéphane Saissi Cable laying vessel “Ile De Sein” selected to recover Air France flight 447 data recorder This weeks interesting ship is the

April 8, 2011
Total Views: 366

Monday, December 22, 2008
Uncategorized

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

December 22, 2008
Total Views: 39

Thursday, August 7, 2008
Uncategorized

Arctic Map Shows Potential Hotspots for Dispute

UK’s International Boundary Research Unit from the University of Durham has released a detailed map showing maritime jurisdiction and boundaries for the

August 7, 2008
Total Views: 28

Friday, April 11, 2008
Uncategorized

Cable Laying Ships – Back In Business

Hit hard by the internet crash in 2000 cable laying ships (video) were hard pressed to find contracts laying subsea communication cable and took on less

April 11, 2008
Total Views: 140

Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Uncategorized

gCaptain Quiz – 4 Tiny Subsea Cables

We received email that our last quiz was just too easy so we challenge you to try this…. the above picture shows something carried aboard certain ships

April 9, 2008
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