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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

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
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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

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

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

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: 4420

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

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

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: 1339

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

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: 4203

Thursday, October 27, 2022
MV Gary Chouest

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: 1887

Monday, October 10, 2022
GIULIO_VERNE Power Cable Layer

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: 2797

Saturday, October 8, 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

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: 1275

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

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: 5065

Monday, March 14, 2022
SunCable Map

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: 2396

Sunday, January 30, 2022
submarine cable map

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

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: 2668

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

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
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Monday, August 23, 2021

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
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
submarine cable map

Tech Giants Ask Malaysia For Subsea Cable Waiver

by Mei Mei Chu (Reuters) – Microsoft, Google, and Facebook have asked Malaysia’s Prime Minister to reinstate an exemption allowing

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 1796

Friday, September 13, 2019
russian convoy Arctic ocean

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: 136

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: 67

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Huawei logo
Maritime News

Opinion: China’s Targeting Underwater Internet Cables

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — As the West considers the threat posed by China’s naval ambitions, there is a natural tendency to place

April 9, 2019
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