By SubTel Forum

LS Cable announced recently that the company has succeeded in the development and commercialization of an umbilical cable, a composite cable for offshore engineering, for the first time in Korea. According to Your Subsea News, the umbilical cable will be used for power supply and signal transmission/reception for controlling ROVs (remotely operated vehicle) which are used for submarine cable installations. This is a composite cable consisting of a 3300V power cable, 240V control cable and multi-core optical communication cable. At present, umbilical cables are being used to control ROVs of a Japanese marine engineering company that is laying a submarine cable section that will connect the mainland city of Jindo with Jeju Island as part of the submarine power grid project in that region.

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