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Vineyard Offshore Wind Farm Project in the US Goes Forward

Prysmian Group announces the obtainment of the Notice to Proceed for the approximately €200 million contract to supply a submarine power cable system for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm.

NEC Corporation, its subsidiary OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. announced today that they have completed the first trial of uncoupled1 4-core submarine fiber cable2, and verified its transmission performance to meet the exacting demands of global telecommunications networks.

Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd. and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that on September 24, 2021, they concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on collaborative operation of cable-laying ships to meet increasing demand for installation of power cables—a key element of supply chains in the globally expanding offshore wind farm business.

OSI Wins FEED Study for Oil & Gas Subsea Cable System

Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI) announced the award and kick-off of a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) study for a submarine communications cable between an offshore oil and gas field development and the customer’s onshore operation.

Prysmian Wins Contract for Egypt-Saudi Arabia Interconnector

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract for a ±500kV HVDC submarine and land cable system to create an interconnection between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia worth around €221 million.

Digicel to Build Deep Blue One in the Caribbean

Digicel is making a significant investment in international submarine capacity with the build of its Deep Blue One subsea cable and has signed a partnership agreement with Orange to extend the system from Trinidad to French Guiana.

Seaborn Networks Announces Executive Appointments

Seaborn Networks announced the appointment of Lin Gentemann as General Counsel and Sean McNeill as Chief Financial Officer.

Bulk Fiber Networks Complete Construction of HAVSIL

Bulk Fiber Networks announced completion of construction of their high-capacity HAVSIL submarine cable.

Global Internet Bandwidth Rose by 29% in 2021

TeleGeography has revealed that global internet bandwidth rose by 29% in 2021, a return to "normal" over the previous year's COVID-driven surge of 34%.

JDR to Build New Cable Facility in the UK

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), part of the TFK Group, has announced its plans to open a new state-of-the-art subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland.

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