Prysmian Announces The Delivery Of Leonardo Da Vinci

Prysmian Announces The Delivery Of Leonardo Da Vinci, The World's Most Advanced Cable-Laying Vessel The New Vessel Represents a Unique Asset For The Development Of Efficient And Sustainable Power Grids To Support The Energy Transition Prysmian Group Press Release August 9, 2021 First mission assigned: the execution of the Viking Link, the submarine cable connection [...]

2021-08-16T08:13:54-04:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

New Orange Marine Vessel Dubbed C/S Sophie Germain

New Orange Marine Vessel Dubbed C/S Sophie Germain Orange Marine Press Release June 15, 2021 Orange Marine - a subsidiary of the Orange group - announced the construction of a new cable ship at the end of last year, a vessel which is modern, efficient and has a small environmental footprint. The name of the [...]

2021-06-15T10:41:57-04:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Orange Contracts Vard To Build New Cable Ship

Orange Contracts Vard To Build New Cable Ship Orange Marine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orange, will build a new cable ship that will be even more efficient and with a reduced environmental footprint. It will be the first cable ship of her generation specially designed for the maintenance of submarine cables, both fiber optic [...]

2021-02-16T14:28:36-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

November Issue – Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence December 2, 2020 https://youtu.be/9gVSUmfZdYk Only a few weeks left in the year of endless days, and we are finally starting to see some significant movement in the international cableship fleet. Maritime industries are beginning to figure out how to work through new restrictions [...]

2020-12-02T13:47:48-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

CS Responder Sank During Firefighting Efforts

Cable Laying Ship Responder Sank During Firefighting, South Korea VIDEO By Maritime Bulletin September 12, 2020 Cable laying ship RESPONDER sank at around 1740 Seoul time Sep 12, west of southern tip of Tsushima island, East China sea, South Korea, after more than 12-hour long firefighting, reportedly because the ship took on too much water [...]

2020-09-12T13:51:26-04:00September 12th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

CS Responder Fire, All 60 Personnel Evacuated

Cable Laying Ship on Fire, All 60 Personnel Evacuated, East China Sea By Maritime Bulletin September 11, 2020 Fire erupted on board of a cable laying ship at around 0340 Seoul time Sep 11, west of southern tip of Tsushima island, East China sea. All 60 people on board left the ship and went to [...]

2020-09-11T13:56:09-04:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

July 2020 – Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence July 20, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoCIy4Qs9yw Another quarter has come and gone, and much of the world is entering a cautious new form of normal. Currently, the fleet of cableships across the globe do yet seem to have returned to full steam, progress is still [...]

2020-07-21T19:55:22-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

May Issue – Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence May 18, 2020 The last two months have certainly been a roller coaster of change around the globe and the submarine telecoms community has not been immune. With the need to maintain and repair cables still an ongoing necessity, some vessels have been [...]

2020-06-05T01:40:46-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS

Back Reflection – Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS By José Chesnoy March 16, 2020 Introduction The precise cable position on the sea bottom is fundamental for route optimization (optimum length and bypass of obstacles), cable protection, and for an easier future recovery for repair. GPS (Global Positioning System) is now present in our [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:47-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence March 16, 2020 Welcome to the first edition and triumphant return of Where in the World are Those Pesky Cable Ships! Once only a static table, the goal of this piece is to provide readers with a quick overview of the status of [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:15-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |