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MakaiLay Power Commissioned by Global Offshore

The best-in-class cable deployment control software, MakaiLayTM, was commissioned on the Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) Normand Clipper in July 2020 by Global Offshore.

AIFFP to Finance Study for Cable Connecting Timor-Leste

On 30 August 2019, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the Australian Government would finance, through the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility of the Pacific (AIFFP), the Front End Engineering Design study (FEED) in Timor-Leste, in response to a formal request from the Timor-Leste Government to assist in their efforts to construct a quality undersea telecommunications cable.

FCC Grants STAs to Continue Work on PLCN, CAP-1

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted special temporary authorities (STAs) to continue work on two transpacific cable systems while considering their new license applications. 

Global Marine Group Launches OceanIQ Consultancy Business

Global Marine Group (GMG) a leading provider of subsea cable installation and maintenance services to the telecommunications, offshore renewables, utility and oil & gas markets worldwide, has announced the launch of OceanIQ, the fourth business unit in Global Marine Group’s subsea engineering portfolio.

Seabed Survey for IRIS Cable Commences

Preparation work for a new submarine fibre cable (IRIS) from Iceland to Europe is being developed by Farice, the incumbent international connectivity provider for Iceland, since early 2019.

Facebook Announces New Office in Lagos, Nigeria

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria; its second office on the African continent.

Van Oord Trencher Buries Offshore Wind Cables

Van Oord’s Deep Dig-It trencher crossed the busy shipping route Rotterdam Maasmond successfully and is on its way to offshore Alpha jacket in the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind farm area.

East Africa Can Teach the Continent about Economic Growth

By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director for Central Africa at SAP

Quintillion Names Lance Dubsky Chief Security Officer

Quintillion is pleased to announce the addition of Lance Dubsky to its leadership team as Chief Security Officer. Mr. Dubsky is charged with ensuring the company's current corporate, physical, and cyber security, as well as positioning Quintillion to support a secure U.S. Arctic. 

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