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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-May 2022

This is our latest monthly review of new submarine fiber optic cable contract awards for 2022. 

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-May 2022

This is our latest listing of submarine fiber optic cable announcements for 2022. 

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa faculty member Bruce Howe is well known to the submarine cable industry for his advocacy of the Scientific Monitoring And Reliable Telecommunications (SMART) technology concept and leadership of the United Nations Joint Task Force on SMART.

Editor’s Note: While further study of the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Tonga is not specifically related to submarine cables, the damage that the eruption caused to Tonga’s cable and the impact it may have on future cable routing may be of interest to our industry.  The following is the latest on the scientific study of the volcano.

Tekmar Secures a Significant CPS Supply Contract in the US

Tekmar Group is pleased to announce the award of a significant new contract to provide an integrated engineering solution, including Cable Protection Systems (CPS), for an offshore wind farm project in the US. The contract is expected to be delivered in 2023.

Each year, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) and the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy (Rhodes Academy) sponsor the Rhodes Academy-ICPC Submarine Cables Writing Award for a deserving paper addressing submarine cables and their relationship with the law of the sea.

e& Announces the Future Telecom Hub ‘SmartHub Kalba‘

The Carrier and Wholesale Services (C&WS) division of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group) announced the readiness of its new Smarthub Datacentre.

FiberHome Assists Philippines to Install Subsea Cable

On May 26 2022, the vessel Fenghua 21, owned by FiberHome Marine Network Equipment Co., Ltd., finished a cable landing successfully at north of Siargao Island, in the Philippines.

EirGrid Welcomes Celtic Interconnector Planning Decision

EirGrid welcomes the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant approval for the Celtic Interconnector Project, subject to a number of conditions.

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