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Nexans, BV Partner on OWF Project/Risk Management

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, and Nexans, a global player in electrification, have signed a partnership agreement to reduce risk and promote best practices for turnkey deliveries of high voltage power cables used for connecting offshore wind farms (OWF) to onshore grids.

Facebook Announces Echo Transpacific Cable

Coinciding with Facebook’s announcement of the Bisfrost transpacific cable, the company also announced a second cable, to be known as Echo.

Raxio, Meridiam to Deploy Sustainable Data Centres in Africa

The Raxio Group, a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator, and Meridiam, a global developer, asset and fund manager specialising in sustainable infrastructure and energy transition projects, announced a partnership to deploy a network of data centres across the African continent.

Prysmian Finalizes Contract for Wind Farm Cable

Prysmian Group announces the finalisation of the contract agreement with RWE Renewables, one of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm developers, for the development of the turn-key high voltage submarine and land export cable connection worth over €200 million for the 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project.

OneQode Launches Asia-Pacific Gaming Hub in Guam

Australian telecommunications startup OneQode has launched a world-first gaming hub on the island of Guam as a brand new, latency-neutral server location to connect hundreds of millions of gamers across the Asia-Pacific region.

Google Files with FCC for Grace Hopper Landing License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reports that an application has been filed by GU Holdings Inc. for a license to construct, land, and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting the United States with the United Kingdom and Spain, the Grace Hopper cable system.

Keppel, Facebook and Telin Announce Bifrost Cable System

Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Limited (Keppel T&T), through a wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Midgard Holdings Pte. Ltd. (KMH), a subsidiary of Facebook Inc. and PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), a subsidiary of PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk have entered into a joint build agreement to jointly own and develop the Bifrost Cable System, the world’s first subsea cable system that directly connects Singapore to the west coast of North America via Indonesia through the Java Sea and Celebes Sea.

Fugro Wins Survey Contract for Terna Cable Project

Fugro has been selected by Terna SpA, owner of the Italian national transmission grid (NTG) for high and extra-high voltage power, to perform a large multidisciplinary survey for part of the Tyrrhenian Link, a nationally strategic project to install two undersea HVDC electrical power cables connecting the Italian peninsula with the islands of Sicily and Sardinia.

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