undersea cable


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: 1292

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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: 3885

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: 1830

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: 2528

Monday, June 27, 2022
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: 4390

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: 2334

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Outdated Laws Governing Undersea Cables Need Modernizing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: 4834

Saturday, January 29, 2022
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: 2574

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
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: 3234

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: 15600

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: 124

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: 51

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
Total Views: 44

Thursday, January 24, 2019
ship at anchor
Maritime News

Ship’s Anchor Suspected for Tonga’s Internet Blackout

By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The South Pacific nation of Tonga has been all but cut off from the internet this week after an undersea

January 24, 2019
Total Views: 97

Friday, December 15, 2017
submarine cable map
Maritime News

Britain Says West Must Defend Undersea Cables from Russian Navy

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Britain and its NATO allies must defend deep sea cables against a potentially catastrophic attack by the Russia navy that

December 15, 2017
Total Views: 43

Friday, July 14, 2017
News

MSC Containership Drags Anchor, Causing Internet Blackout in Somalia -Reports

Somali authorities have detained an MSC containership alleging that the vessel dragged anchor and cut an undersea fibre optic cable supplying internet to much

July 14, 2017
Total Views: 105

Monday, May 12, 2014
optical fiber cable
News

Prelude and Ichthys Projects to Gain 2000km Optical Fiber Link to Shore

Ichthys LNG and Prelude FLNG, major capital projects currently under development by INPEX and Shell, respectively, have announced plans to invest in a subsea

May 12, 2014
Total Views: 11

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: 1123

Thursday, July 7, 2011
Uncategorized

US officials analyze effect of subsea power cables on marine life

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. regulators say more research is needed to determine how power cables in the ocean will affect sharks, dolphins, sea turtles

July 7, 2011
Total Views: 1

Thursday, February 3, 2011
News

Aker awarded subsea cable installation contract in Barents Sea

ABB has awarded Aker Solutions’ wholly-owned subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors the contract to install its subsea power cable for the Goliat field in

February 3, 2011
Total Views: 54