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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
The MV Rubymar pictured before its sinking
Offshore

Full Repairs to Damaged Red Sea Internet Cables Delayed by Yemen Political Splits

(Bloomberg) — Full repairs to three submarine internet cables damaged in the Red Sea in February are being held up by disputes over who

May 7, 2024
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Friday, April 26, 2024
Mauritius/Reunion map
News

Subsea Cable Damage Cuts Internet to Islands Off Africa Coast

(Bloomberg) — Damage to an undersea cable off the African coast is exacerbating disruptions of internet services to the continent, impacting

April 26, 2024
Total Views: 2063

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
A satellite image shows the cargo ship Rubymar before it sank, on the Red Sea. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Telecoms Company Confirms Damage to Red Sea Submarine Cables

HGC Global Communications, a leading Hong Kong-based telecommunications provider, has reported substantial damage to several undersea communications cables in

March 6, 2024
Total Views: 2486

Sunday, March 3, 2024
Offshore,Seismic,Research,Vessel,Guns,And,Cables. Photo: cacar/Shutterstock
Maritime News

Yemen’s Houthis Blame UK And US For ‘Glitch’ In Red Sea Undersea Cables

CAIRO, March 2 (Reuters) – The Houthi Transport Ministry in Yemen said on Saturday there had been a “glitch” in undersea communication

March 3, 2024
Total Views: 12418

Monday, November 6, 2023
A graphic obtained by Reuters on October 13, 2023, shows where the Balticconnector pipeline between Finland and Estonia was damaged on Sunday, October 8, by an unknown reason. NORSAR/Handout via Reuters
News

Russian Telecoms Cable Added to List of Damaged Subsea Baltic Infrastructure

COPENHAGEN, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Russia is repairing a telecoms cable in the Baltic Sea that suffered an outage last month, Finland said on

November 6, 2023
Total Views: 3490

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
News

Sweden Says Telecom Cable with Estonia Damaged

By Niklas Pollard and Anne Kauranen STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI, Oct 17 (Reuters) – A Baltic Sea telecom cable connecting Sweden and Estonia was damaged

October 17, 2023
Total Views: 2597

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: 2444

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: 4570

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Should The Navy Or Tech Giants Protect Undersea Cables?
Navy

Should The Navy Or Tech Giants Protect Undersea Cables?

In a recent Financial Times article, Helen Thomas highlights the growing concern over threats to undersea cables, which are essential for global digital

April 26, 2023
Total Views: 2727

Friday, December 2, 2022
Ships bridge silhouetted with Antarctic Icebergs on the Horizon
Shipping

Fiber-Optic Cable Linking Europe and Asia via the Arctic Secures First Investment

By Anne Kauranen HELSINKI, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A plan to build the first fiber-optic cable across the Arctic has secured its first investment,

December 2, 2022
Total Views: 1341

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Sunak Cancels Boris Johnson’s Yacht To Build Pipeline And Cable Protection Ships
MSC

Sunak Cancels Boris Johnson’s Yacht To Build Pipeline And Cable Protection Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Monday, the UK announced it canceled Boris Johnson’s National Flagship project. The flagship was an elegant yacht intended to

November 9, 2022
Total Views: 4220

Thursday, October 27, 2022
MV Gary Chouest
Navy

Should Taiwan Worry About Subsea Cable Security?

By Philip Heijmans (Bloomberg) Surging tensions with China have prompted Taiwan to boost its military defenses. Now it’s heeding the lessons of the war in

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 1925

Monday, October 10, 2022
GIULIO_VERNE Power Cable Layer
Incidents

Subsea Power Cable ‘Failure’ Was A False Alarm

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A subsea power cable is now online after an earlier outage caused a complete blackout on a small Danish island. The cable is located

October 10, 2022
Total Views: 2804

Saturday, October 8, 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
Navy

Can NATO Protect Pipelines & Subsea Cables?

By Natalia Drozdiak (Bloomberg) NATO allies are struggling to work out how to better safeguard undersea critical infrastructure after the Nord Stream

October 8, 2022
Total Views: 1397

Monday, June 27, 2022
SubCom Awarded $600 Million Contract to Build Fiber-Optic Subsea Cable from Singapore to France
Shipping

SubCom Awarded $600 Million Contract to Build Fiber-Optic Subsea Cable from Singapore to France

U.S.-based telecommunications company SubCom has been awarded a $600 million contract to build a more than 10,500-mile fiber optic subsea cable connecting

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 5167

Monday, March 14, 2022
SunCable Map
Environment

Could A Subsea Solar Power Cable Link Australia To Singapore?

By James Thornhill (Bloomberg) Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest have committed more cash to a A$30 billion ($21.9

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2404

Sunday, January 30, 2022
submarine cable map
Offshore

Outdated Laws Governing Undersea Cables Need Modernizing

Karen Scott, The Conversation–Since the catastrophic volcanic eruption on January 16, Tonga has been largely cut off from the world due to a break in

January 30, 2022
Total Views: 5058

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: 2679

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Undersea Cable Fault Could Cut Off Tonga Communications For weeks
Shipping

Undersea Cable Fault Could Cut Off Tonga Communications For weeks

By Praveen Menon and Tom Westbrook WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The South Pacific archipelago of Tonga could spend days, or even weeks, cut off

January 18, 2022
Total Views: 3257

Monday, August 23, 2021
MAERSK SURABAYA
Accidents

Australia Arrests Maersk Captain After Submarine Cable is Damaged by Dragging Anchor

Australia has charged the Master of a Maersk containership after his ship allegedly damaged a critical underwater cable connecting Western Australia with

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 15734
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