NEC Corporation has signed a charter contract with U.K.-based Global Marine Systems Limited (*1) for an optical submarine cable-laying ship for approximately four years.
With the increasing capacity of renewable energy sources and the necessity of long-distance power interconnectors for efficient use of renewable energy between countries and regions, HVDC cable technology, which is suitable for long-distance power transmission, has been gaining significant attention in the global market.
Earlier in the summer Controlled Flow Excavation (CFE) and Suspended Jet Trenching market leader, Rotech Subsea, wrapped up a four-month cable de-burial and re-burial campaign at an offshore wind farm off France’s Atlantic coast.
N-Sea Group have successfully completed a pre-emptive repair to SSEC3. SSEC3 is one of four 132,000 volt export circuits owned and operated by the Gwynt y Môr OFTO, providing the export connection between the Gwynt y Môr Wind Farm and the onshore UK transmission system. The pre-emptive repair was the second stage of a repair to SSEC3 that saw circa 7.5km of submarine cable replaced.
Pioneer Consulting, the full-service submarine fiber optic telecommunications consulting and project management company, announces it has been contracted by the Zemax-Planova Consortium to provide expertise related to the various oil and gas (O&G) aspects of the Petrobras Malha Óptica project in Brazil.
Submarine Networks World (SNW), the largest annual gathering of subsea communications leaders in the world will once again convene in Singapore on September 7-8, 2022. This is the first in-person edition of the event since 2019 and marks the first time that the subsea communications community has been able to gather at scale since the pandemic.
In the last year, Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc, has started commissioning the submarine cable industry’s #1 cable installation software, MakaiLay,on E-marine PJSC’s cable installation and repair vessels.
NEC Corporation has been contracted by Seren Juno Network Co., Ltd., a company established by NTT Ltd Japan Corporation, PC Landing Corp. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and JA Mitsui Leasing, Ltd. to build a trans-Pacific subsea fiber-optic cable, "JUNO Cable System," connecting California in the US with Chiba prefecture and Mie prefecture in Japan.
Prysmian Group, a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded two contracts worth approximately €250 million by Red Eléctrica (Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.U.), the Transmission System Operator of the Spanish power grid, for the development of two projects: a submarine power interconnection between the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera, and another submarine power interconnection between the Spanish mainland and Ceuta (a Spanish city on the north coast of Africa).