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BSCCL Sees Profit Jump, SEA-ME-WE 6 Coming

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd (BSCCL) reported an 800% increase in profits in fiscal year 2018-2019 over the previous year as demand for Internet bandwidth in Bangladesh explodes. 

Cable Ship Charter Extended for Works off Angola

The current charter agreement of cable laying vessel Bourbon Oceanteam 101 (CSV “BO 101”) has been extended until mid-first quarter 2020 with possible further extension options well into 2020.

NKT Confirms Order for Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms

As informed in Company Announcement no. 11 of 20 September 2019, NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B site.

Update on Sub Saharan Africa Announcements

It was only a decade ago that the coasts of Sub Saharan Africa began to witness the buildout of the global submarine fiber optic cable network on its shore.  

IWCS 2019 Focused on the Future

IWCS 2019 International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, the premier venue for new technologies in cable and connectivity products, processes and applications, welcomed attendees to the 68th annual conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 29 – October 2, 2019.

Prysmian Delivers 3 Major Power Cable Projects

Prysmian Group announces the successful completion and delivery of three major HVDC projects in ten days for a total value of over €1 billion, proving its solid project execution capabilities.

NJFX Named a Finalist for PTC’s 2020 Awards

NJFX, the only carrier-neutral facility colocated at a cable landing site, has been shortlisted by the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) for an award in the category of Outstanding Cloud, Data Center or Interconnection Company.

Singapore’s Kim Heng Group Aims at Taiwan OWC Projects

Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings Limited, an established integrated offshore and marine value chain services provider based in Singapore, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Kim Heng Shipbuilding & Engineering Pte Ltd (KHSE), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an established subsea cable installer to collaborate with each other in respect of the offshore windfarm cable-laying projects in Taiwan.

Nexans Connects Saint Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm

RTE France has awarded a € 115 million contract to Nexans to supply and install the 67 km offshore and 93km onshore power export cables for the 496 MW Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm.

Small Islands Continue to be Linked to the Global Network

One of the significant trends in the submarine fiber optic cable industry in recent years has been the extension of the global network to smaller and smaller island populations.  This is a trend that shows no sign of slowing.

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